Forums & Newsgroups

Published: September 8, 2003
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BrainTalk Communities
Online patient support groups for people living with neurological conditions provided as a free public service by the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and are open to everyone. These message boards are a place to share ideas, thoughts and feelings with other patients and caregivers around the world.

CareCure Community (SpineWire)
This site is a successor to the highly successful SpineWire and Cando web sites. The new site provides information and discussion forums for the spinal cord injury community.  Also contains articles, lectures and other resources that might be of interest to people with a spinal cord injury. The site is provided by the Spinal Cord Injury Project of the W. M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience at Rutgers University for the spinal cord injury community.

Circle of Friends Meeting Rooms
3 Bulletin Board Forums: Family, Paraplegic and Quadriplegic.

CompuServe’s Disabilities Forum
A community of persons with disabilities and interests in issues, who share knowledge and support. There are numerous files and programs in the forum and all files are available for you to download free of charge.

Cure Paralysis Chat Forums
Online SCI chat and discussion forums where you can talk and exchange ideas and information.

Dangerwood
Message board that places individuals with SCI in a position to help themselves and others with the many problems that result from these conditions.  It is a meeting place to collectively address the extensive needs and concerns often encountered on a daily basis.

Disabled United
Free Message Board, Chat, and a unique Swap-shop where you can buy/sell/swap items.

Disabilities-R-Us
Internet chat site created for people with physical disabilities.  Contains a chat room, public message board and e-mail newsgroup.

Disability Related Newsgroups
The Western New York Disabilities Forum is dedicated to bringing you information related to physical, mental and emotional disabilities.

Escribe – Quadriplegia Chat & Message Board
This list is to provides a forum for quadriplegics (tetraplegics) to communicate with others who share the same condition. Not strickly a SCI forum, it’s a forum for anyone who suffers a partial or full loss of function in all 4 extremities of the body, i.e. a Quad due to any reason.

Escribe – Vent-Users Chat & Message Board
List is to provide a forum for people who are to breathe to communicate with others who share the same condition.

Free Disabled Dating
Free disabled dating. Post your profile Disabled discussion group and Disability services.

SCI Community Center
A place for people with a spinal cord injury, their family, friends, caregivers, or anybody else interested in SCI to connect with each other from around the world.  Access their free message boards, email discussion list, chat room, and newsletter.  Also has free email accounts.

SCI Connection
A free meeting place for individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries to exchange thoughts, ideas, information and interests.

SCI Forum
An evening presentation and discussion series on topics of interest to persons with spinal cord injury and their friends, family members, and caregivers. Presentations are usually held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the University of Washington Medical Center during the fall, winter, and spring and is presented by the Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System.

Spinal Cord Injury Community
Site offers those with a spinal cord injury or their family members a place to make friends and get information on SCI related topics, although everyone is welcome. Includes news, chat, forum and much more.