SCI BC Formerly known as the BC Paraplegic Association, Spinal Cord Injury BC (SCI BC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with spinal cord injuries, and related disabilities, adjust, adapt, and thrive. SCI BC InfoLine: 1-800-689-2477 Email: email@example.com
GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre provides highly specialized care and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injuries. This includes traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord injuries, as well as spina bifida (adults) in both an inpatient and outpatient setting. Tel. 604- 734-1313(Switchboard) or 604-737-6291 (Referral intake)
Assistive Technology BC (ATBC) provides assistive technology resources to make learning environments usable for people with disabilities throughout British Columbia. Tel. 604-264-8295 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Neil Squire Society is a Canadian national not-for-profit organization that empowers Canadians with disabilities through advocacy, computer-based assistive technology, research and development, and various employment programs. Western Regional head Office Tel. 604-473-9363 Email: email@example.com
The Rick Hansen Foundation’s mission is to create and deliver innovative solutions that lead to a global movement to remove barriers and liberate the potential of people with disabilities. Tel: 1-800-213-2131. The Rick Hansen Institute is now Praxis Spinal Cord Institute, below.
Praxis Spinal Cord Institute is a Canadian-based not-for-profit organization that leads global collaboration in spinal cord injury research, innovation and care. The Institute accelerates the translation of discoveries and best practices into improved treatments for people with spinal cord injuries. Tel. 604-827-2421
Spinal Cord Injury BC (SCI BC) has partnerships with a number of organizations whose research centers on injury prevention and improving the quality of life of people with a spinal cord injury. In particular, SCI BC works with the International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD).
ICORD (International Collaboration On Repair Discoveries) is an interdisciplinary research centre focused on spinal cord injury. ICORD Researchers are dedicated to the development and translation of more effective strategies to promote prevention, functional recovery, and improved quality of life after SCI. ICORD’s latest blog can be accessed at http://icord.org/blog/
CSRO/ASRO Canadian/American Spinal Research Organizations. The CSRO is dedicated to the funding of targeted research to maximize functional recovery and cure paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. The CSRO/ASRO has raised nearly 30 million dollars for spinal cure research since 1984.