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Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Announces New Edition of Paralysis Resource Guide

Published: February 22, 2021

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is pleased to announce the publication of the fifth edition of the Paralysis Resource Guide, a free 410-page book that helps families understand new spinal cord injuries and supports individuals as they pursue healthy, fulfilling lives.

The guide covers all aspects of life that may be affected by paralysis, including medical and health related concerns such as secondary conditions, seating and mobility considerations, and disability benefits and insurance.

Health Maintenance Toolkit: A guide for people with a Spinal Cord Injury

Published: December 18, 2020

icare, together with Royal Rehab and the John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research, is proud to share the Health Maintenance Toolkit.

The toolkit is a guide to help people with a spinal cord injury (SCI) understand and troubleshoot problems they may experience throughout their SCI journey. It guides SCI-specific health maintenance in the following five areas: bladder, bowel, skin, pain and autonomic dysreflexia.

A Primary Care Provider’s Guide to Autonomic Dysfunction Following Spinal Cord Injury

Published: September 15, 2020 | Spinal Cord Injury:

Spinal cord injury (SCI) disrupts the crucial “crosstalk” between the spinal autonomic nervous system and supraspinal control centers. Therefore, SCI may result not only in motor paralysis but also in potentially life-threatening impairments of many autonomic functions including, but not limited to, blood pressure regulation. Despite the detrimental consequences of autonomic dysregulation, management and recovery of autonomic functions after SCI is greatly underexplored. Although impaired autonomic function may impact several organ systems, this overview will focus primarily on disruptions of cardiovascular and thermoregulation and will offer suggestions for management of these secondary effects of SCI.

Persons With Disabilities Discounts Guide: The Ultimate List of Stores & Services

Published: January 10, 2020

The Dealhack Persons With Disabilities Discounts Guide is a list of stores and brands that offer discounts for persons with psychological, psychiatric, or cognitive disabilities. Every three months, we update the lists to include the newest offers to help you save on your purchases.

The list currently consists of more than 80 stores and services divided into 19 categories. It can be saved in PDF format and used as the ultimate savings guide for persons with disabilities.

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation releases new edition of Paralysis Resource Guide

Published: October 10, 2017

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, is pleased to announce the release of its newly updated Paralysis Resource Guide (PRG) from the Foundation’s Paralysis Resource Center (PRC). Since 2002, when the PRC was first established, the Foundation has distributed over 200,000 copies of the PRG to people living with paralysis, their caregivers and family members.

The 4th edition of the PRG has up to date paralysis-related information, topics on secondary conditions (pain, spasticity, etc.), travel, employment, disability benefits, and sports and recreation.