Resources

The following links offer connections to top organizations dedicated to spinal cord injury research and support.

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

CDRF is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for individuals living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.

Facing Disability

Facing Disability provides information and support for people with spinal cord injuries and the members of their families. The website offers more than 1,500 videos of family members answering real-life questions about how they cope with a spinal cord injury.

National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center

NSCISC supports and directs the collection, management and analysis of the world's largest spinal cord injury research database.

Paralyzed Veterans of America

PVA is on a mission to change lives and build brighter futures for seriously injured heroes and empower men and women to achieve freedom and independence.

Project Walk Atlanta Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

Project Walk Atlanta exists to provide an improved quality of life to people with spinal cord injuries through intense exercise-based recovery programs, education, support and encouragement.

Rick Hansen Foundation

The foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities and building a more accessible, inclusive world.

Rush University Medical Center

The Rush University Medical Center mission is to provide the best health care for the individuals and diverse communities served through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships.

Shepherd Center Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Shepherd Center is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord and brain injuries.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

The mission of NINDS is to seek fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease.

Spinal Cord Injury Zone

The Spinal Cord Injury Zone is a not-for-profit spinal cord injury knowledge base dedicated to archiving important spinal cord Injury news and information for education and awareness.

Travis Roy Foundation

Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the life of individuals with spinal cord injuries and their families by providing adaptive equipment and to finding a cure through increased funding of research, resulting in self-reliance and the ability to be as independent as possible.

Unite 2 Fight Paralysis (Working 2 Walk)

Unite 2 Fight Paralysis is a grassroots advocacy organization dedicated to uniting and empowering the international spinal cord injury community to cure paralysis through advocacy, education and research.

United Spinal Association (Advocacy Alliance, Users First)

The United Spinal Association is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders, including veterans, and providing support and information to loved ones, care providers and professionals.