HEALTH. SAFETY. QUALITY OF LIFE.
The Arizona Governor’s Council on Spinal and Head Injuries works to enhance the health, safety, and quality of life for children and adults with spinal cord injuries (SCI) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and their families.
2023 Camp with a Ramp
A camp for those living with spinal cord injuries
Join AzSCIA for an annual favorite, Camp with a Ramp!
Enjoy horseback riding, kayaking, fishing, archery, crafts, Casino night, Dance night, power soccer, rugby, basketball, sunrise hikes, Boccia Ball, campfire smores, and more!!!
Space is limited sign up today. (Ages 18+ and Ages 13-17 with Parental Supervision)
Cost: Early Bird Rates April 1st-August 1st $200 Early Bird Campers
$300 Regular Campers after August 1st,
$150 per Caregiver
Dates: September 14th – 17th, 2023
Location: Whispering Hope Ranch – Payson, AZ
Arizona Governor’s Council on Spinal and Head Injuries – Sponsored Events
The Council supports and works with community partners and contractors to provide training and education to the community. Here is a list of a few opportunities available to the public. These events/courses are being hosted by Empowerment Research, LLC and funded through the Council.
(Please visit the BIAAZ & AzSCIA pages under the partners tab for events, resources and contact information for those organizations. They are funded through the Council.)
Youth Transition to Adulthood in a Post – COVID World: Training for Professionals
Abusive Head Trauma and Neglect
“Invisible Scars”: Intersection of Domestic Violence & Brain Injury
How the Brain Works: Understanding Function, Interruption and Capacity
Follow the link below to register for the events that peak your interest!
Local Community Partners
The Governor’s Council teams up with local organizations and partners to help raise awareness and educate the public on brain injury, neuro-impaiment and spinal cord injury.
BRAIN INJURY ALLIANCE OF ARIZONA
Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona hosts virtual and in-person events every month to help support survivors, family members, and professionals! Those include events include social, educational and support groups. They also provide resource facilitation to survivors, family members, and professionals.
ARIZONA SPINAL CORD INJURY ASSOCIATION
Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association (AzSCIA) hosts in person and virtual events and support groups every month to consumers, family, and friends. AzSCIA also has transportation services and a donation closet if consumers are in need. Check out their website for more information and how to register.
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors work with individuals with disabilities to assist them in attaining employment and becoming or remaining economically self-sufficient.
Arizona Department of Health Services
The Department’s broad mission encompasses behavioral health, disease prevention and control, health promotion, community public health, environmental health, maternal and child health, and emergency preparedness.