Information and Support - Spinal Cord Injury
737 N Michigan Ave, Ste 1560, Chicago, IL, 60611-7027
Distance: 201 Miles
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Provides online based information and support for people with spinal cord injuries and the members of their families, of all ages, levels and experiences
* Defining spinal cord injury
* Spinal cord injury facts and figures
* Levels of injuries and what they mean
* Care and treatment
* Pediatric spinal cord injuries
This site has resources and videos on topics that include:
* Family and caregiver support
* Assistive technology
* Recreational opportunities
* Relationships and fertility
* Pediatric spinal cord injury
* Employment and education
* Professional organizations
* Government programs
* Financial assistance programs
* Articles, books and publications
* Consumer education sheets
Online peer counseling is available.
- Free / no cost to everyone
- Adults with disabilities
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
- Physical disabilities
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LH-2700.1700Disease/Disability Information Definition
Programs that provide information about the causes and origins, preventive measures, symptoms, screening/diagnostic procedures, and/or methods of treatment or management including the latest research for specific illnesses or disabling conditions.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YF-3000.8090Spinal Cord Injuries Definition
Trauma or damage to the column of nervous tissue that extends from the medulla to the second lumbar vertebra in the spinal canal. All nerves to the trunk and limbs are issued from the spinal cord, and it is the center of reflex action containing the conducting paths to and from the brain.