Explore resources and organizations supporting people with spinal cord injuries.
Offers and promotes programs designed to empower people with disabilities to take personal responsibility so that they may achieve or continue independent lifestyles within the community. It is one of five Centers for Independent Living in Arizona, and the largest Center in the state. Programs are designed to help consumers achieve self-sufficiency and independence.
The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis is considered the premier investigative research program conducting cutting edge discovery, translational, and clinical investigations targeting spinal cord and brain injuries. Co-founded in 1985 by internationally recognized spinal cord injury (SCI) expert, Barth A. Green, M.D. and three families who had experienced a spinal cord injury firsthand.
Dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy. The foundation consists of a variety of services, communities, and programs but primary goals are to foster involvement in the community, promote health and improve quality of life.