Helpful Links
Push to Walk has assembled this list of resources to help answer the many questions that may be raised by individuals with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, and other neurological conditions.

In addition to the resources below, please visit the Family Corner page in which PTW co-founder Cynthia Templeton chronicles her journey of helping her son live a productive life after paralysis. It is both inspirational and practical.

For ideas related to fundraising, download our Fundraising Kit.

If you would like to suggest a resource to be included on this page, please email

General SCI Info

Northern California Spinal Cord Injury Foundation

Living with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Canadian/American Spinal Research Organizations

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

Determined2Heal: Simplifying Life with a Spinal Cord Injury Disney Disability Information

Facing Disability: For Families Facing Spinal Cord Injuries

Learn About Spinal Cord Injury, Recovery, Statistics, and More

SCI-Info-Pages: Quadriplegic, Paraplegic & Caregiver Resources

SLICE: Spinal Cord Injury Learning Independence Creating Empowerment

Spinal Cord Injury Information

Spinal Cord Injury Network International

Spinal Cord Injury Patient-Family Teaching Manual 


The National Spinal Cord Injury Association

United Spinal Association



CareCure Community – an online forum discussing all aspects of SCI

The Desatnick Foundation

Home Alone Alliance


Joe Jackson Foundation

National Resource Directory

Advocacy & Cure

Access Advocates

Americans For Cures

Unite2Fight Paralysis



Reeve-Irvine Research Center

The Alan T. Brown Foundation to Cure Paralysis

Conquer Paralysis Now

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

W.M. Keck Center at Rutgers

Medical Centers

Children’s Specialized Hospital – Mountainside, NJ

Helen Hayes Hospital – West Haverstraw, NY

Kennedy Krieger Institute – Baltimore, MD

Shepherd Center – Atlanta, GA

SCI Exercise Centers

Facilities Similar to Push to Walk

Ability Fitness: Leesburg, VA

Beyond Therapy: Atlanta, GA

Brooks Neuro Recovery Center: Jacksonville, FL

Buckeye Wellness Center: Valley View, OH

Center for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery: Detroit, MI; Rockford, MI

Challenge Center: La Mesa, CA

CORE-Center of Recovery & Exercise: Longwood, FL

Destination Walk: Springdale, AR

Every Step Kounts: Bryan, TX

Gathering Strength: Louisville, KY

Journey Forward: Canton, MA

NeuAbility: Denver, CO

Neurofit 360: Pembroke Pines, FL

Neuro Institute (website under construction)

Neurological Recovery Center: Fort Worth, TX

Neuroworx: South Jordan, UT

Next Steps Chicago: Willow Springs, IL

Next Step Fitness: Los Angeles, Atlanta, Kansas City, Orlando, Raleigh, Phoenix, Las Vegas

Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System: Seattle, WA

Project Walk New Jersey: Mount Laurel, NJ

Pushing Boundaries: Redmond, WA

Race To Walk: Mooresville, NC

REACT: Addison, TX

SCI-Health: Washington, DC

StayInStep: Tampa, FL

STRIDES SCI Functional Fitness: Juan Capistrano, CA

TheraFit Gym: Westminster, MD; Lutherville, MD

Walk it Off: Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Walk the Line: Southfield, MI


Challenged Athletes Foundation

Help Hope Live (National Transplant Assistance Fund)

The Katie Samson Festival

The Kelly Brush Foundation

The Travis Roy Foundation

Exercise & Fitness

Adaptive Yoga Moves Any Body
Adaptive Yoga Moves Any Body Training Book
Mane Stream

Rehabilitative Research and Training Center on Spinal Cord Injury

The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability

Crossroads Alliance

Wheel WOD

Roll Call Wheelchair Dance, Inc.

Infinity Dance Theater

Books, Publications and Entertainment

Brain Injury: When the Call Comes A Congregational Resource
Rutgers: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Publication

Inside the Halo and Beyond: The Anatomy of a Recovery
Maxine Kumin

Joni: An Unforgettable Story
Joni Eareckson Tada

Miracle In The Making: The Adam Taliaferro Story
Scott Brown, Sam Carchidi

Not By Accident: Reconstructing a Careless Life
Samantha Dunn

Rescuing Jeffrey: A Memoir
Richard Galli

Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence
Matthew Sanford

Push Girls


NTI at Home

Employment Horizons

Enable Small & Associates, Inc.

Accessible Activties and Attractions

Accessible Beach Guide

Wheelchair Accessible Hiking Trails

Franklin Lakes Racquet Club

Ellis Island & Statue of Liberty

9/11 Memorial

Equine Tranquility

New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, Inc.

Alstede Farm Hayrides

Turtle Back Zoo

iFLY – Indoor Skydiving


Black and Decker- 4v MAX* Gyro™ Rechargeable Screwdriver

Hippocampe All-Terrain Wheelchair

HotShot Products: Custom Motorized and Manual Wheelchairs

The Landeez Beach Wheelchair by Natural Access


Blogs / Vlogs

Adventures in Brain Injury

Laughing At My Nightmare

New Dawn New Day New Life

Tuesday Talk With Alex

Think Before You Act

Push to Walk

Meg Johnson Speaks

Meg Johnson’s YouTube
Meg Johnson’s YouTube

Brain Injury Rehabilitation

On With Life

Magazines, Newspapers & Online Newsletters

Ability Magazine

Action Magazine – A Publication of the United Spinal Association

Disability Today Network

Disabled Sports USA Challenge Magazine

NJ Able – The Newspaper Positively For, By & About The Disabled

New Mobility – The magazine for active wheelchair users

Palaestra – Forum of Sport, Physical Education & Recreation For Those With Disabilities

Paraplegia News

Pushin’ On Newsletter – SCI Information Network

Sports ‘N Spokes


Scott Chesney

Team Hoyt

Adaptive Sports

The New York Warriors Quad Rugby Team
Click Here For Team Information

US Quad Rugby Association

Wheelchair Sports Federation

Adaptive Golfers

New Jersey Fencing Alliance Inc.

Operation BeachHead

Travel – Accessible Adventure Travel for people with Disabilities

Accessible Journeys

Emerging Horizons – Accessible Travel News

Flying Wheels Travel

The Full Guide to Flying with a Disability


Accessible Vehicles

Disabled Dealer

Drive-Master Company, Inc.

Mobility Management

Mobility Works: Auto Mobility Dealership

The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association

Route 23 Auto Mall

Independent Living

National Council on Independent Living

Alternative Resources – NJ

Acupuncture Center of New Jersey – Morristown
Peter Kadar

Energetic Healing and Classic Homeopathy
Shulamit Lazarus – Bloomfield, NJ

Massage Therapy
Margaret Mills – Montclair, NJ

Accessible Hotels in Northern NJ

Best Western Plus

Holiday Inn Express

La Quinta Inn & Suites


Accessible Dispatch


NJ Access Link

Home Modification

Back Home Safely

Barrier Free Living


63 Places Offering Discounts for People with Disabilities

Medication Management for People with Disabilities