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, 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

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

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

Facing Disability: For Families Facing Spinal Cord Injuries

Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention, Care & Cure

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

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

Spinal Cord Injury Information

Spinal Cord Injury Network International

Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center


The Spinal Cord Injury Zone – up to date news section

The National Spinal Cord Injury Association

United Spinal Association


Apparelyzed – Spinal Cord Injury Peer Support


CareCure Community – an online forum discussing all aspects of SCI – online community

Global Abilities

National Resource Directory

UsersFirst Mobility Map

We Connect Now

Wheelchair Nation

Advocacy & Cure

Access Advocates

Americans For Cures

SCI Sucks

Step Now!

Unite2Fight Paralysis



ChinaSCINet: Press Release
Trials Yield Promising Results for Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

Reeve-Irvine Research Center

Spinal Cord Society

The Alan T. Brown Foundation to Cure Paralysis

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

The Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation

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

SCIFit: Tulsa, OK

Pushing Boundaries: Redmond, WA

Project WalkSan Francisco, CA; Claremont, CA; Carlsbad, CA; Las Vegas, NV

Neuro Institute (website under construction)

Center for Neuro Recovery: North Palm Beach, FL

Neuroworx: South Jordan, UT

Next Steps Chicago: Willow Springs, IL

Pressing on Texas: San Antonio, TX

Next Step Fitness: Lawndale, CA

Next Step- Kansas City (Quest to Walk): Overland Park, KS

Beyond Therapy: Atlanta, GA

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

Walk the Line: Southfield, MI

Next Step Orlando: Longwood, FL

Challenge Center: La Mesa, CA

Journey Forward: Canton, MA

Buckeye Wellness Center: Valley View, OH

Walk it Off: Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Project Walk Fresno (Break the Barriers): Fresno, CA

CORE: Longwood, FL

Next Step Atlanta: Alpharetta, GA

Samaritan’s Walk: Baltimore, MD

SCI Recovery Project: Denver, CO

Race To Walk: Mooresville, NC

ADAPT Advanced: Beaverton, OR

Every Step Kounts: Bryan, TX

Destination Walk: Springdale, AR

SCI-Health: Washington, DC

TheraFit Gym: Westminster, MD; Lutherville, MD

STRIDES SCI Functional Fitness: Juan Capistrano, CA

Ability Fitness: Leesburg, VA

REACT: Addison, TX




Challenged Athletes Foundation

Help Hope Live (National Transplant Assistance Fund)

The Katie Samson Festival

The Kelly Brush Foundation

The Travis Roy Foundation

Exercise & Fitness

Mane Stream

Rehabilitative Research and Training Center on Spinal Cord Injury

The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability

Crossroads Alliance

Wheel WOD

Books, Publications and Entertainment

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


Employment Horizons


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

Laughing At My Nightmare

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

Active Living Magazine

Disability Resources Monthly online

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

SCI Life

Sports ‘N Spokes


Scott Chesney

Team Hoyt

Adaptive Sports

– Click here for a list of Programs and Teams – – Accessible Adventure Travel for people with Disabilities

US Quad Rugby Association

Wheelchair Sports Federation


Ability Travel Network

Access for Disabled Americans

Accessible Journeys

Emerging Horizons – Accessible Travel News

Flying Wheels Travel

National Center on Accessibility


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

Lasting Lifestyles

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

Northern NJ Resources / Hotel

Best Western Plus
Best Western Plus

Holiday Inn Express
Holiday Inn Express

La Quinta Inn & Suites
La Quinta Inn & Suites


Accessible Dispatch

NJ Access Link

Home Modification

Back Home Safely

Barrier Free Living

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