close Offers Private Group Support on Facebook

By: Stephanie Lollino This month, we want to spotlight the remarkable success of our new private Facebook support group called, You Are Not Alone R

Jun 28, 2017
New Chicago Hospital Invests $600 Million into Bringing Discoveries to Patients Sooner

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, the new home of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is now open. The state-of the-art facility is a rehabilitation ho

Apr 12, 2017
BLOG – 5 Things I Wish I Had Known

It begins with an accident, an injury, and someone to blame. I fell asleep at the wheel, causing my youngest child's C6-7 spinal cord injury.

May 25, 2016
Keeping and Strengthening Friendships Post-Injury

A spinal cord injury can change friendships — in some cases making them stronger, and in other cases, causing them to end abruptly.

Apr 5, 2016
Parents on Call – a reprint in honor of Father’s Day

A thoughtful, provocative and honest reflection on his father by Jeff Shannon, a veteran writer and frequent contributor to

Jun 15, 2015
New Challenge to Guinness World Record

"Come Roll With Us" smashes world record for the largest moving wheelchair line

May 7, 2015
From Manual to Motorized: When It’s Time to Change Wheelchairs

Jeff Shannon's thoughtful commentary on his struggle with the motorized vs. manual wheelchair issue.

Nov 21, 2013
Did You REALLY Get Enough Rehab?

Jeff Shannon, disability rights writer and contributor, argues that the lack of rehab amounts to "criminal neglect."

Jul 24, 2013
The Spinal Cord Injury Workshop

One of the world’s most prominent spinal cord research workshops on stem cell research announces its program.

Nov 9, 2012
The Injury Co-Op: Smoothing Bumps on Road to Recovery

On June 17, 2000 Dana Guest’s life was forever changed when she was involved in a car accident and sustained a traumatic spinal cord injury.

Jan 30, 2012
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The SCI Sisterhood

We are excited to share a guest blog post, written by a member of the Well Spouse™ Association spinal cord injury community.  Like FacingDisability

Dec 1, 2011