Additional ResourcesChristopher Reeve Foundation & Resource Center
The Christopher Reeve Foundation raises money to help fund spinal cord injury research and operates the Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center, located in Short Hills, New Jersey and online at
Clearinghouse on Disability Information
202-245-7307 202-205-5637 (TTD)
National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)
301-459-5900/301-459-5984 (TTY) 800-346-2742
Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/ Buoniconti Fund
Supports and conducts research and related programs in the area of spinal cord injury.
305-243-6001 800-STANDUP (782-6387)
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
202-245-7460 202-245-7316 (TTY)
National Spinal Cord Injury Association
Works to help those suffering from the catastrophic results of spinal cord injury and disease. Offers educational materials and also sponsors programs to empower survivors of spinal cord injury and disease through a toll-free help-line and a network of chapters and support groups.
Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)
Non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs of its members—more than 21,000 veterans paralyzed by spinal cord injury or disease, as well as caregivers and others affected by these disabilities—through advocacy, education, and research programs firstname.lastname@example.org.
202-USA-1300 (872-1300) 800-424-8200
Spinal Cord Society
International advocacy organization that supports research, publishes a newsletter, and sponsors an international network of chapters.
218-739-5252 or 218-739-5261