Research & Resources
The Drew Crew Foundation
The Drew Crew is a non-profit organization focused on helping individuals and families that have suffered a spinal cord injury or traumatic brain injury.
The Challenged Athletes Foundation
To provide opportunities and support to people with physical challenges, so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics.
Spinal Cord Injury Levels & Classification
The meaning of the different spinal cord injury levels, the definition of complete and incomplete injury, and the different classification of spinal cord injury.
Spinal Cord Injury and Social Security Disability
Filing for Social Security Disability with a Spinal Cord Injury.
- Not all rehabilitation centers have a spinal cord injury program. Do as much reearch as possible, and don't be afraid to ask questions.
Non Wheelchair User Etiquette
"Spinal Cord Injury Etiquette:" Firsthand tips for non-wheelchair users.
Spinal Cord Injury Manual for Patients and Families
An online resource of information on SCI health, rehabilitation, and support.
A private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury.
- Provides individualized workouts and resources to people with spinal cord injuries and other forms of paralysis to optimize current quality of life and to prepare for future medical advancements.
Publications for Disabled Veterans
As part of their mission, Paralyzed Veterans produces a wide range of publications. Click the link to see a list of what is available.
The Stand Up and Play Foundation
For every physically handicapped person, the Paramobile is an important and valuable tool that gives you a bit more freedom.
Kelly Brush Foundation
Improving the quality of life for individuals living with SCI by purchasing adaptive athletic equipment for those with financial limitations.
Information on ideas and easily made tools to reduce daily frustrations, ask questions, and share your own creative ideas.
Facing Disability is a web resource with more than 1,000 videos drawn from interviews of people with spinal cord injuries, their families, caregivers and experts.
Provides information and answers to a wide range of topics concerning government disability benefits programs. "Ask the Advisor" allows readers to submit questions online or by phone.