Health Promotion

Health Promotion Resources: Spinal Cord Injuries

Brackenridge Hospital’s Brain and Spine Recovery Center Contact URL http://www.seton.net/about_seton/news/2006/09/13/people_with_spinal_cord_injuries_now_have_access_to_comprehensive_recovery_program   The National Spinal Cord Injury Association: “A Public Health Action Plan For Paralysis And Similar Mobility Impairments, October 2005” by Jeanne Alongi, Public Health Consultant Contact URL   http://www.spinalcord.org/news.php?dep=1&page=0&list=645   The University of Alabama at Birmingham Model SCI Care System Secondary Conditions webpage Contact URL    http://www.spinalcord.uab.edu/show.asp?durki=97417 […]

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Health Promotion Resources: Spina Bifida

The Spina Bifida Association (SBA)’s Kids!Camp Contact URL http://www.sbaa.org/site/c.liKWL7PLLrF/b.2663777/k.4E96/Send_A_Kid_With_Spina_Bifida_To_Camp.htm   The Spina Bifida Association (SBA)’s TEAM (Teens and Mentors) Program Contact URL http://www.sbaa.org/site/c.liKWL7PLLrF/b.2644781/k.6512/TEAM_Teen s_And_Mentors.htm

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Health Promotion Resources: Psychiatric Disabilities

Hearts & Minds program Contact URL http://www.nami.org/template.cfm?section=Hearts_and_Minds Tobacco-Free Living in Psychiatric Settings Contact URL http://www.nasmhpd.org/general_files/publications/NASMHPD.toolkit.FINAL.pdf

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University of Michigan’s Wellness for Women With Polio Program

Contact URL http://www.ncpad.org/wellness/fact_sheet.php?sheet=182&section=1350&PHPSESSID=be6e1ae9d8880ff9595432df98ede06e

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Wounded Warrior Disabled Sports Project

Contact URL http://www.dsusa.org/programs-wwdsp-about.html

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Health Promotion Resources: Physical Disabilities & Fitness

Accessible Fitness, a completely wheelchair accessible gym, specializing in adaptive fitness Contact URL http://www.accessibilitytraining.com/   BlazeSports America Contact URL    www.blazesports.com   National Disability Sports Alliance (NDSA) Contact URL http://www.ndsaonline.org/purpose.htm

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The Paralyzed Veterans Association’s (PVA) Sports & Recreation Program

Contact URL  http://www.pva.org/site/PageServer?pagename=sports_main

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Health Promotion Resources: Paralysis

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation   Contact URL http://www.christopherreeve.org/site/c.geIMLPOpGjF/b.1029229/k.C912/About_Us.htm   NextStepsNW Contact URL   http://www.nextstepsnw.org/   University of Kansas’ Medical Center and Research and Training Center on Independent Living: “Executive Summary: Developing an Action Plan to Improve the Quality and the Quantity of Data about Paralysis”, September 2005 Contact URL Visit Website  

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Health Promotion Resources: Multiple Sclerosis

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) Contact URL http://www.msaa.com/programs/programs.html   Multiple Sclerosis Foundation’s Patient Services Directory Contact URL http://www.msfacts.org/programs_services.php   National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s “Healthy Living with MS” Contact URL http://www.nationalmssociety.org/site/PageServer?pagename=HOM_LIVE_healthy_living_with_ms

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“Promoting Better Health for Young People through Physical Activity and Sports: A Report to the President”

By the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Contact URL http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/physicalactivity/promoting_health/

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