One of our main goals is to help people find opportunity. Opportunity for resources to improve the quality of life for people living with spinal cord injury and other mobility impaired disabilities.
Getting Back Up is an organization started by Scott Fedor that "seeks to create a better world for those living with a spinal cord injury (SCI). Through enriching their quality of life.". Scott's plan to help those with a spinal cord injury is by something he calls "SEAR" (support, education, awareness, and research).
Here are a list of some other organizations that are built on helping individuals and families affected by a spinal cord injury. To learn more about them click on the bold lettered name.
Mission: "The Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy."
Mission: "To ensure individuals with disabilities achieve quality employment, independence and disability determination outcomes through integrated services, partnerships and innovation."
Mission: "To improve the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D)."
Travis Roy Foundation
Mission: "The Travis Roy 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."
Cleveland FES Center
Mission: "The Cleveland FES Center strives to create a fertile environment in which researchers, engineers and clinicians work in collaboration to develop technological solutions that improve the quality of life of individuals with neurological or muscular skeletal impairments through the use of functional electrical stimulation and enables the transfer of this technology into clinical deployment."
CareCure This website is a forum which has discussion topics of all sorts. It's a great place to talk and connect with other people who are living with or connected to someone that has an SCI
MISSION: IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR PERSONS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES THROUGH DIRECT SERVICES AND SYSTEMIC CHANGE TO ACCESS INTEGRATIVE THERAPIES.
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Push to Walk 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. Click on the above link to learn more about services provided.
The Nursing Home Abuse Center (NHAC) was founded to bring justice to those affected by nursing home and elder abuse. Our mission is to educate and empower victims of abuse and their families to take a stand against this unlawful mistreatment. We work to return dignity back to those who have been broken down by nursing home abuse and neglect.