The Neglected Therapy
After surviving an SCI, we are encouraged to pour enormous amounts of energy into rehabilitating our broken bodies. Although I’ve been rolling around for 11 years, getting physically stronger each day, there is still one lesson I wish I’d have understood from the very beginni
OSCI to distribute over $230,000 in COVID Relief Funds
We are distributing over $233,000 in CARES Act grant money to Oregonians and SW Washingtonians living with paralysis who have been adversely affected by COVID-19. You must meet these criteria to receive funds. Please apply using this form to receive up to $1500 in COVID relief fu
By Matt Thomas 11-years ago I was lying in a hospital bed in the ICU living out my worst nightmare and hearing the words “you’ll be lucky to feed yourself again”. You see, I just learned that I sustained a C5 complete spinal cord injury from a crash on my mountain bike. T
COVID response for the spinal cord injury community
Oregon Spinal Cord Injury Connection is committed to supporting our community through the long haul of COVID-19. As the battle to abate the virus will likely continue well into 2021, we are building supports to keep our community safe, healthy and engaged. In May and June OSCI re
Abilities Expo has gone virtual!
Have you ever wanted to attend the Abilities Expo, but unable to travel where it’s being held?? Well now is your chance to see it from the comfort of your home! Normally, the Abilities Expo comes once a year toa handful of cities, and the one in San Jose, California is the clos
Wheel Pad: an innovative, mobile solution to home-modification construction chaos!
Wheel Pad is an innovative, mobile solution to the labor-intensive and time-consuming process of remodeling a home for a loved one after a spinal cord injury, or any disabling condition. Joseph Cincotta and Julie Lineberger, an architect/business-minded married couple, conceptual
Friends & Family Support Group
A spinal cord injury affects the whole community. For those of us who are watching a loved one adapt to an SCI, or are accompanying him or her now as a caregiver, we experience a whole range of emotions too. Life after an SCI stretches and strengthens us in ways we never knew w