Disability advocacy groups are comprised of people working together to provide resources and promote full community participation for people with spinal cord injuries and other disabilities. This list includes the top consumer education and family resource centers, disability-rights advocacy organizations, and foundations that support spinal cord injury recovery.
Based in New York, NY, Disabled in Action is a civil rights organization committed to ending discrimination against people with disabilities — all disabilities. They fight to eliminate the barriers that prevent people with disabilities from enjoying full equality in American society. Founded in 1970, DIA is a democratic, not-for-profit, tax-exempt, membership organization. DIA consists primarily of and is directed by people with disabilities. They believe in their motto, “Nothing about us without us!”