The Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association (AzSCIA) is a nonprofit organization that enhances the lives of those living with spinal cord injuries by promoting physical, intellectual, emotional and social recovery.
The Arizona Governor's Council on Spinal and Head Injuries provides support for the Association. This support, along with that from other sources, enables AzSCIA to:
- Offer peer and family support to individuals with spinal cord injuries,
- Educate consumers, caregivers, and professionals,
- Connect families and consumers with services and resources,
- Involve people with SCI and their families in social activities, adaptive sports and fitness, and other community connections.
The Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association is a chapter of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.
To learn more: Visit the Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association.
AzSCIA E-Newsletter - Wheel World News
Take a quick look to find out more about AzSCIA and how you can become involved by checking out their E-Newsletter - Wheel World News!
It has information on all their upcoming events, programs, consumer spotlight, support groups, and so much more!
AzSCIA Resources & Supports During COVID-19
AzSCIA is offering FREE transportation to the SCI community if you need to get to a medical appointment or to the pharmacy to pcik up medications. They understand transporation can be a barrier, especially during this time. Please call 602-507-4209 and choose extension #1 to reach Guillermo. Their loan closet of durable medical equipment is still available to those who may need it. Contact Guillermo at the number above and he will deliver the equipment to you for free if you live in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area (if they have it in their loan closet. Call for more information).
For additional information on the programs and services being offered at this time from AzSCIA please visit their website - AzSCIA Homepage.
AzSCIA Support Groups - check out the various support groups AzSCIA offers for the community each month! Follow the link for more information - AzSCIA Support Group Page
Fall Bingo Night - Registration is required for this event. There is a $5 donation fee that will get you 10 bingo cards, snacks, pizza, and beverages. Saturday, October 23rd, 2021 from 5:30pm-8:00pm at Ability360 in Phoenix. AzSCIA Social Recreation Page
AzSCIA 6th Annual Push Forward Conference - Friday, October 15th, 2021 from 8am- 4pm at Desert Willow Conference Center - Free to attend and registration is required - Register Here
Download the flyer for more information - AzSCIA Push Forward Conference 2021