|Spinal Cord Injury Research Evidence (SCIRE)
Online resource providing latest research and evidence in spinal cord injury
| Spinal Cord Injury Association (SCIA)
A national, member based organisation. Supports members made up of people living with disability, their families, carers, researchers, and other professionals working in the sector. Includes and overview of living with paralysis, support services and a resources library.
|Spinal Cord Injury Network Australia
Online forum that unites the spinal cord injury community to optimise the quality of life and maximise recovery for those with spinal cord injury, includes spinal research
Online spinal resource for patients,families, carers and health professionals
Educational Websites for Clinicians
|Spinal Cord Injuries Massive Open Online Course (SCIMOOC) A free online course which runs annually over 5 weeks for approximately 5 hours per week. Run in conjunction with http://www.elearnsci.org/|
| eLearnSCI.org - developed by the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)
A web-based teaching and educational resource. Free online modules that address basic principles of managing a patient with a spinal cord injury (from the acute management to rehabilitation, both physical and psychological management and the roles of various health professionals.
|American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) International Standards for Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury Online Algorithm
Online tool that can be used to ensure accurate interpretation of ASIA results
|American Spinal Injury Association E-learning
An international standards e-learning program
Physical Exercise Guidelines and Home Exercise Program WebsitesPhysiotherapy Exercises
Online program used to create home exercise programs (this is well suited to spinal cord injury patients). Developed by a group of Physiotherapists in Sydney, Australia.
Physical activity / Exercise prescription recommendations
Up to date recommendations for physical activity in adult people with spinal cord injury
Community Exercise Therapy Options for Patients
Rebound WA is a charitable association assisting Western Australians living with physical disability to lead fuller, more active and more connected lives. Essentially we help people to rebound from adversity.
Disabled Surfing Assocation
The DSA is uniquely Australian having ambitions to go global, whilst setting world’s best practice for the sport of Disabled Surfing. Initially set up for injured surfers, within a short time the DSA had dramatically widened its target group to cater for all disabilities that is anyone willing to have a go
Western Electric Sporting Association (electric wheelchair sporting activities)
WESA was founded in 2000 to incorporate a Western Australian league of powerchair sports for people who require an electric wheelchair for mobility. WESA provides opportunities for electric wheelchair users to participate in individual and team sport events at Local, Regional, State, National and International levels.
Sailability provides sailing opportunities for people with a disability regardless of their ability, mobility or circumstances. A variety of vessels are utilised, from stable 2-person dinghies to 20 foot and larger yachts. The sailing areas are safe protected waters and all activities are supported by a safety boat. The programs are run by trained and experienced volunteers and are dependent on the generosity of private donations and sponsorship, limited government grants and it’s volunteers who are passionate about sharing their love of sailing with people with disabilities
Disability Sports Australia
Disability Sports Australia is Australia’s peak national body representing athletes with a physical disability. Formerly known as Australian Athletes with a Disability, it changed its name to Disability Sports Australia during 2013. The change reflects a contemporary evolution and vital work achieved in engaging people across Australia from the grass roots to elite paralympians who compete or work in sporting endeavours of all abilities.
Inclusive Yoga: A Practice for Individuals with a Spinal Cord Injury
Developed by the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD).
At Paralympics Australia, we help Australians with disabilities participate in sport and compete at the Paralympic Games through partnerships with governments, business, sporting bodies and the community.