The following websites provide educational materials and information along with links to national organizations, government agencies, commercial products, and educational resources related to spinal cord injury.
- Calorie Counting Website
- Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
The Reeve Foundation is focused on research and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.
- Magee Rehabilitation - Jefferson Health System
Contains Spinal Cord Injury “Day in the Life Videos” series which can be viewed on YouTube and give practical information on Mobility, kitchen skills, and working out.
- National Center for PTSD: COVID Coach App
- National Center for PTSD: COVID Stress Management
- National Resource Directory
Connecting Wounded Warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families and caregivers with those who support them.
- National Spinal Cord Injured Association (NSCIA)
Contains valuable information across many topics including good information on Research and Recreation. From the homepage, click the Resources tab and Select Spinal Cord central and then pick a topic of interest.
- PVA Newsletter
Topics include: Bladder, bowel, wheelchair, sexuality, fertility and parenting, pain, nutrition, physical activity. Includes videos and even quizzes to test your understanding. Can be viewed from a computer or mobile device. From the home page, click on Courses and choose a topic you would like to view.
- Shepherd Center
Contains useful videos for understanding the anatomy of Spinal Cord Injury. From the homepage, click on Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation and then click the link “View our video series; Understanding Spinal Cord Injury.”
- Spinal Cord Injury Information Network
This website offers educational materials and information on services of the UAB Spinal Cord Injury Model System (UAB-SCIMS) along with links to national organizations, government agencies, commercial products, and educational resources related to spinal cord injury.
- Spinal Cord Injury Levels & Classification
Quadriplegic, paraplegic, and caregiver resources
- Therapeutic Adaptive Sports and Recreation
- University of Alabama at Birmingham Spinal Cord Injury Model System (UAB-SCIMS)
UAB maintains this Information Network as a resource to promote knowledge in the areas of research, health and quality of life for people SCI. Fact Sheets, Video on Smoking’s Effects and Secondary complications of SCI.