Who we are
Our online community is as diverse as its members.
People with spinal cord injury: young and old, experienced and inexperienced
Spouses, friends, relatives, and colleagues of people with spinal cord injury
Experts, researchers and employees of the Swiss Paraplegic Group in Nottwil
We are all the Community.
Why we exist
No matter if you roll or walk – life is what you make it.
We are convinced that, together, we can achieve more for people in a wheelchair and others who play a part in their lives.
Read our Community Manifesto. Because getting up starts in your mind.
How we roll
This Community is as good as we make it.
We promote a positive atmosphere where mutual respect and understanding are highly valued. Diverse opinions are welcomed, and insults and abuse are not tolerated.
If we like posts, we let the author know. Giving a 'like' or leaving a comment helps us promote a lively discussion and a committed Community.
Participating is easy
To access all available content and functions, you must register.
Registration is very simple. All you need is your email address, username of your choice and password.
Get to know the Community
Our online Community has over 1,000 members, including people with spinal cord injury, their families, and friends. With over 4,000 posts and articles, you'll find valuable resources to help on your journey.
- Portraits & Stories 50 articles
- Society 37 articles
- Travel & Leisure 34 articles
- Science 27 articles
- News 30 articles
- Archive Blog 32 articles
- Life with Spinal Cord Injury 5 topics
- Rehabilitation & Therapy 1 topics
- Assistive Technology 4 topics
- Marketplace 3 topics
- Body & Complications 21 articles
- Bladder & Bowel 13 articles
- Daily Life & Mobility 15 articles
- Health & Sexuality 13 articles
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Latest Blog articles
The wonderful world of wearables for wheelchair users
An exploration of the benefits and limitations of fitness trackers, with insights from two researchers and firsthand experience from a wheelchair user with the Apple WatchRead 2023-05-02
Go with a flow: discover accessible sailing
Wind in hair, sun, salty breeze… Today, the romance of sailing is at the full disposal of wheelchair usersRead 2023-04-24
“We have come to stay”
The first Swiss Parliament session for people with disabilities is history. What remains of that day? What do affected persons want? We have asked themRead