Spinal Cord Injury Websites

Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention, Care & Cure
This web site was established for the benefit of persons affected by a spinal cord injury. The web site provides up-to-date information about: care of persons with SCI; the latest SCI cure research; prevention; extensive SCI resources; the facts of SCI; legal options available; financing and managing disability related expenses; liability, compensation and rights.

American Paralysis Association
American Paralysis Association site provides information on APA s activities and extensive international research program to find a cure for paralysis.

National Spinal Cord Injury Association
Includes excellent fact sheets, links to other web sites, summaries of news events involving people with disabilities, and electronic bulletin boards&chat forums. Good source for info on pediatric SCI.

Paralyzed Veterans of America
This site offers information on PVA active programs in advocacy, education, government relations, research, sports and recreation, veterans benefits. Also includes documents on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and on accessible housing, transportation, and workplaces.

The Spinal Cord Injury Information Network
The Spinal Cord Injury Information Network has an extensive listing of web sites and resources including books, graphics, health care facilities, organizations, pamphlets, periodicals, and videos on a wide variety of topics relevant to SCI individuals. Entries are annotated and numerous other links are provided.

Jim Lubins Homepage
This site includes articles, factsheets, bulletin boards, health care facilities, organizations, research, newsletters and magazines, and email groups. Also available is a diagram of the anatomy of the spine and spinal cord and the areas of the body associated with each section of the cord.

American Spinal Injury Association
Group of medical and other professionals engaged in the treatment of SCI promote & establish standards for care, education & research.

Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center
Contains a vast amount of info explaining basic anatomy, physiology and the complications resulting from spinal cord injury.

Christopher & Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center
Provides a comprehensive, national source of information for people living with paralysis and their caregivers.