International Spinal Cord Injury Organizations

Australian and New Zealand Spinal Cord Society
Formed to promote the high quality management of people with spinal cord lesions throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Canadian & American Spinal Research Organization
An alliance of the CSRO and ASRO to help us maximize research and the fund raising efforts. Dedicated to the improvement of the physical quality of life for persons with a spinal cord injury through targeted medical and scientific research.

International Spinal Cord Society (ISCOS) (United Kingdom)
A society for physicians and other medical professionals that serves as an international impartial, non-political and non-profit making association whose purpose is to study all problems relating to traumatic and non-traumatic lesions of the spinal cord.

International Spinal Research Trust (United Kingdom)
The only charity based in the U.K, which is dedicated to funding research on an international scale with the sole aim of ending paralysis caused by spinal cord injury.

QuadPara Association of South Africa
A co-ordinating, policy-making, governing and supporting organization that strives to prevent spinal cord injury, as well as protect and promote the interests of people with mobility impairments.

Rick Hansen Foundation (Canada)
Canadian foundation supporting research that will lead to new discoveries, which will result in cures for spinal cord injury.

Spinal Cord Injury Alberta (Canada)
Assists those with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance and full community participation.

Spinal Cord Injury BC (Canada)
Not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people with spinal cord injuries, and related disabilities, adjust, adapt, and thrive.

Spinal Injuries Association (United Kingdom)
A national organization for people paralyzed by spinal cord injury. Includes useful information on services in England, a twice a week hosted chat room on Sunday and Wednesday nights, and an active message board.

Southern African Spinal Cord Association
Provides information to health care professionals and policy makers. Promotes the treatment and rehabilitation of the spinal cord injured, and networks with governmental and non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and other service providers.