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.
The disABILITY Resource Center (DRC) is a not-for-profit organization run for and BY people with disabilities. They are a community-based non-residential program of services designed to assist people with disabilities to gain independence and to assist the community in eliminating barriers to independence. The DRC is also a Center for Independent Living (CIL) and hosts a number of events each year to support active community participation.