Fall 2010: Volume 19, Number 3
- Living with SCI – Peers Show the Way
SCI peer mentors at the University of Washington are vivid examples to newly injured SCI patients that a meaningful life is still possible after spinal cord injury.
- Riding the Rails: Testing Sound Transit's Light Rail in a Wheelchair
The Seattle author, who has C5-6 tetraplegia, reports on the accessibility of Sound Transit's Light Rail system and provides tips for riding from Seattle to SeaTac Airport.
- Northwest Women Wheelers' Network
Five years ago two Seattle women started a support network for women with SCI. Now nearly 60 strong, the group includes diverse group of women with mobility impairments (SCI, MS, spina bifida, and other disabilities) who share information and support through online networking and occasional in-person gatherings. Read an interview with one of the group's founders, Anne Bostwick.
- Literature Review: 15 abstracts of medical journal articles on SCI topics
Read about recent research findings in cardiovascular health, sexual function, stem cell treatments and other topics related to spinal cord injury.
- Read articles from past newsletters in our Articles Archive.
- Did you see these SCI Forum Videos and Reports?
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Participate in research
Opportunities for individuals with SCI to participate in UW research studies, including a new study of exercise and mood in persons with MS or SCI.