• The online Community for people with spinal cord injury, their relatives and friends

  • The online Community for people with spinal cord injury, their relatives and friends

  • The online Community for people with spinal cord injury, their relatives and friends

  • The online Community for people with spinal cord injury, their relatives and friends

15

Users online

1009

Users total

284

Posts

Likes

15

Users online

1009

Users total

284

Posts

Likes

About the Community

In “About the Community” you will find information about this Community: FAQs, legal guidelines, and tips to find your way around the Community. You can also ask questions and contribute your own ideas.

Welcome

Most Read

Most Read Topics

0
Our Manifesto
Getting up happens in your head No matter if you roll or walk – life is what you make of your opportunities. You can make your own decisions....
0
0
A Few Things You Should Know
Welcome to our Community! Here, you’ll find open ears, discussions, advice from people like you: people with spinal cord injury as well as their...
0
0
Welcome on the new Community!
Dear Community users, Welcome on the new Community! We are thrilled to welcome you back 😊 As mentioned before in this blog post, here you’ll...
0

Latest Tips

Latest Tips

Most Recent Topics

0 Tuesday, 12 May 2020
Crip Camp on Netflix: relive the disability...
Looking for a new Netflix show to watch? Check out "Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution", a new documentary about Camp Jened: a summer camp for...
0
0 Tuesday, 19 May 2020
Globi, robots and Swiss Paraplegic Centre: a new...
Globi is on an adventure again! This time the popular Swiss cartoon character makes his first visit to Swiss Paraplegic Centre (SPC) in Nottwil. He...
0
0 Monday, 08 June 2020
The world’s first MSc program in disability,...
Disability innovation is more than just a good idea. We’ve heard enough stories how disability innovations can go wrong with unrealistic...
0

FAQ

Most Read

Most Read

0
Why should I register?
By registering, you can comment on posts, instead of only reading. You can discuss and therefore shape this Community. That’s why this place exists:...
0
0
How can I register?
Click on the grey „Register“ button on the right side of our homepage, type in your name and email address, choose a username and a password. You...
0
0
What is the Forum?
The Forum offers you the possibility to share your thoughts and discuss your experiences with other Community members or simply ask a question. You...
0

Your Questions and Ideas

Most Recent Questions and Ideas

Most Recent Questions and Ideas

Forum
Most Recent Answers
5127 odyssita
Explaining what life with a chronic disability is like
Hi cAro, all the best for your research! I am very curious to hear about the results once they are being published. Thank you for researching this...
6 odyssita 2018-05-02
5028 Wheelie
Scewo
Good news for all who would like to try out the Scewo by themselves: according the Scewo constructors, the feedback on their invention was so...
5 Johannes 2018-03-12
Ask the Expert
Most Recent Answers
3 Dr._Hans_old 2015-07-20
3 Dr._Hans_old 2015-05-07

Blog
Most Recent Blog Posts
The eye-catching disability icebreaker
Wheelchair covers that spark conversations and connections
0
Accessible summer activities in Romandie
Looking for outdoor activities in Western Switzerland? There are plenty of opportunities!
0
kitwan 2020-07-02 In Society
Wheelchair users’ game of thorns
The fight for personal space, safety and independence
0
Wiki
Most Read
Anatomy and physiology of respiration
Breathing is the most normal thing in the world for us. We hardly think about it, even though we breathe in and out about 20,000 times per day. We breathe more when we are active and exerting ourselves, and we breathe less when we are...
Social skills increase quality of life
Today strawberry yogurt is on Anna’s* grocery list. In front of the dairy section she notices that she cannot reach the yogurt sitting in a wheelchair. Many stressed people are rushing through the crowded store during rush hour and she does not...
Mobilisation / Transferring
What do I need to consider with regard to the shoulders? The shoulder is the most heavily-strained joint with regard to mobilisation – that applies to sitting up and transferring. It is therefore important to protect the shoulders whenever it is...

About the Community
Most Recent Topics
2020-05-12 In Latest
Crip Camp on Netflix: relive the disability revolution in the 70s
Looking for a new Netflix show to watch? Check out "Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution", a new documentary about Camp Jened: a summer camp for youngsters with disabilities back in the early...
0
2020-05-19 In Latest
Globi, robots and Swiss Paraplegic Centre: a new book!
Globi is on an adventure again! This time the popular Swiss cartoon character makes his first visit to Swiss Paraplegic Centre (SPC) in Nottwil. He visits his friend Nik who rehabilitates at SPC...
0
2020-06-08 In Latest
The world’s first MSc program in disability, design and innovation
Disability innovation is more than just a good idea. We’ve heard enough stories how disability innovations can go wrong with unrealistic expectations and insufficient market research. This needs to...
0

Contact

Swiss Paraplegic Research
Guido A. Zäch Strasse 4
6207 Nottwil
Switzerland

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
T 0800 727 236 (from Switzerland, free of charge)
T +41 41 939 65 55 (from other countries, charges apply)

Be part of the Community – sign up now!