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SCI Superstar: Sam Schmidt Read

27 March 2017, 8:54 pm

Legendary is one word to describe the man that is Sam Schmidt. In the racing world, Sam Schmidt is a storied name. In the disability world, Sam Schmidt is a storied name. He makes an impact in whichever world he exists, which is exactly why he is the perfect person for our SCI Superstar series.

Three SCI Videos! Cooking with a Celeb Chef, Rome by Wheelchair, Quadriplegic Beauty Vlogger on The Doctors Read

20 March 2017, 9:13 pm

We’re constantly adding new content to our site, hoping to inspire and educate the entire community of people affected by spinal cord injury. Now we’re re-introducing our regular blog series highlighting the best of our latest videos. Simply called “New Videos!,” you’ll find videos guaranteed to keep you watching until the very end. From a...

SCI Spotlight: Wayne Smith Read

20 March 2017, 8:35 pm

Wayne Smith was a 17-year-old natural athlete obsessed with sports when he broke his C5-6 vertebrae in a diving accident in 2000. And while some transition into life after a spinal cord injury with moderate ease, Wayne did not. “Realizing this part of my life was gone was very rough, and it still leaves a...

#WhatSCI Photo Contest Read

16 March 2017, 8:38 pm

SPINALpedia is hosting it’s first ever #WhatSCI photo contest! We want to show the world how the spirit of determination lives strong in our hearts despite having to live with a spinal cord injury. We are fierce souls hellbent on still loving all that life has to offer! Please check out our photo submissions below.

Brand-New Adaptive Chrysler Minivan and SCI Research Update Read

14 February 2017, 10:03 pm

We hope your 2017 is off to a great start! We’re thrilled to be bringing our new Spinalpedia.com into the new year! Among our new features, you will find SCI Portals, Mentor/Mentees signups and private messaging system. You will also find our usual can’t-miss SCI videos and content. We recently uploaded a brand new video...

Determined2heal Founder Featured on CBS Read

9 February 2017, 8:42 pm

On top of mentoring SCI families through SPINALpedia.com, we also organize and sponsor thrilling adventures that turn heads and change the way our participants face future obstacles. Watch our founder Josh Basile talk with former Hall of Fame Redskin Darrell Green on CBS Great Day Washington about our 2016 adventures and how we empowered 150

Meet Our Silver Sponsor: Numotion Read

7 February 2017, 6:46 pm

Our Silver sponsor, Numotion, played an instrumental role in making the Cuba voyage come true. Numotion is a leading mobility equipment and medical supply provider with locations across the country (map below). Their specialized team of professionals help thousands of persons with disabilities every year stay active and independent through their sales of mobility equipment...

Meet Our Silver Sponsor: Coloplast Read

3 February 2017, 6:58 pm

Coloplast was a key sponsor that helped make Dreaming with Adventurous Wheels to Cuba possible. Coloplast is a well-known and trusted urology and continence care company that makes many products you’ve heard of before. In addition to catheters, they also sell several other important intimate healthcare products. Coloplast started as an ostomy product manufacturer decades...

Meet Our Gold Sponsor: United Spinal Association Read

31 January 2017, 10:08 pm

Our Gold sponsor, United Spinal Association, was a major supporter of the Cuba adventure. The organization’s efforts and talented “New Mobility” team brought the journey directly to the paralysis community through the magazine’s incredible storytelling and reach. History United Spinal Association was founded in 1946 by paralyzed WWII veterans from New York City who were...

Meet Our Platinum Sponsor: Kennedy Krieger Institute Read

30 January 2017, 9:45 pm

Our Platinum sponsor and our BIGGEST SUPPORTER that helped make our Cuba adventure a reality is the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, the Kennedy Krieger Institute is a world-renowned institution that is dedicated to improving the lives of children and young adults with a wide range of disabilities and disorders, through patient care,