Inform Yourself

General Health
Spinal Cord Injury
Specific Resources

General Health Information

American Massage Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

American Physical Therapy Association

Andrew Weil, MD
Trusted health advisor; great information.

Center for Research on Women with Disabilities

Christine Northrup, MD
Empowering approach to women’s health and wellness

Planetree Health Information Center

Save Our Bones
Stronger bones without drugs. A natural osteoporosis and osteopenia community.

Sutherland Massage Productions
Christine Sutherland produces visually and verbally accessible videos teaching massage techniques for birthing, palliative care, wheelchair users, pets, and more.

Americans with Disabilities Act
Information and technical assistance.

National Center on Disability and Journalism
Educates to improve fairness, accuracy and diversity in news reporting about disability issues and people with disabilities.

Office of Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Spinal Cord Injury Specific Resources

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
“Today’s care. Tomorrow’s Cure.”

National Spinal Cord Injury Association
Improving the quality of life of all people living with a spinal cord injury or disease.

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
Comprehensive spinal cord injury (SCI) research center.

The Sci-Info Pages/Quadriplegic, Paraplegic & Caregiver Resources
Free and informative resource for those living with a spinal cord injury or other disabling injuries or diseases of the spine.

Travel Resources

Environmental Travel Companions
Opens the beauty and challenge of outdoor adventures to people with special needs.

Flying Wheels Travel
A Full Service Travel Agency Specializing in Travel for Persons With Disabilities

Maui Accessible Condo
A wonderful wheelchair accessible beachfront condo at Maalaea in Maui, Hawaii where my husband and I stayed.

Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality
A New York-based non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of accessibility in the travel & tourism industries. It raises awareness of the needs of all travelers with disabilities, remove physical and attitudinal barriers to free access and expand travel opportunities in the United States and abroad.

The Trail Center
A non-profit volunteer organization formed in 1983 to provide and promote quality non-motorized trail opportunities for all people in San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and San Francisco counties.