• 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

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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 then only need to confirm your registration by clicking on the link in the email you receive.

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Badges, similar to ranks, are awarded based on your level of activities in the Community. The type of activity is decisive: each badge you receive gives you a hint why you deserve it. Check yours and other members’ profiles to see the earned badges. This way, you can also guess what strengths they might have.

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Your rank virtually describes your status in this Community. Each rank is based on a combination of your activities within the Community. Or simply put: the more you engage in discussions, ask questions and help other users, the higher you will rank.

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 can also just follow ongoing discussions, or answer questions from other members.

A few tips:

  • First, check if you can find your topic in the Forum. Maybe you can just join an ongoing conversation rather than starting a new one.
  • Try to find a self-explanatory title, so others can find your post and understand what it’s about.

What is the Wiki?

The Wiki is a collection of articles with useful information about spinal cord injury – so basically a knowledge database. Here we systematically gather facts and figures and make them available for all users and members in this Community.

Forum
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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
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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
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Blog
Most Recent Blog Posts
Batgirl and Professor X: Superheroes with SCI
The superheroes of the comics are just like us… so how about superheroes with disabilities?
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Steve 2020-09-17 In Society
The crying club: Shed the tears, don't hold back!
Crying may not be a sign of weakness but a good way to express your emotions
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shannonvlahakis 2020-09-05 In News
Celebrate with the world on Spinal Cord Injury Day!
Today, the 5th of September, is World SCI Day
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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...

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Most Recent Topics
2020-09-07 In Latest
Netflix documentary "Rising Phoenix" about the Paralympics
The Neflix documentary "Rising Phoenix" tells the extraordinary story of the Paralympic Games. From the rubble of World War II, they developed into what is now the third biggest sporting event on...
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2020-08-04 In Latest
An unconventional book on ignoring disability
"A picture is worth a thousand words." How about blank pages? Recently, a blank book has been released to express the absurdity people with disabilities are experiencing every day, as there is...
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2020-07-16 In Latest
Free masks for high-risk patients with SCI
People with high-level tetraplegia, paraplegics of higher age and those with pre-existing health conditions are more susceptible to a severe development of COVID-19. For this reason, the European...
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