Spinal Cord Injury Association of Illinois (formerly NSCIA, Illinois Chapter) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing information and support resources for people paralyzed by trauma and medical conditions, family members, and health care and related professionals that serve the SCI community. Our office is located in Palos Heights, IL, a suburb of Chicago, but we serve the entire state.
SAVE THE DATE!!
Our annual golf outing is quickly approaching! We hope you will join us for a fun day of golf, raffles, drinks, and dinner on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Our golf outing will be at Gleneagle Country Club in Lemont, IL. If you are interested in sponsoring our event, please contact us at email@example.com.
You can purchase your tickets and sponsorship below via paypal.
See the attached flyer for more details! We hope to see you on the green!
Founded in 1979, the mission of the Spinal Cord Injury Association of Illinois (SCIA) is to serve as a comprehensive resource center for individuals who have been personally affected by paralysis, those working in related fields, and other interested persons. The mission also includes working to prevent new injuries from happening.
SCIA seeks to fulfill this mission through a combination of services including Information and Referral, Peer Support, Education and Injury Prevention.
SCIA records are available for review upon request.
Click here for the Spinal Cord Injury and Chronic Pain seminar agenda.
Spinal Cord Injury and Chronic Pain is the theme of this year's SCIA seminar. Our seminar will take place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital at 26W171 Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, IL 60187.
There are opportunities to sponsor this seminar, and/or exhibit information on products and services that help those who are injured. We have a limited number of spaces for exhibitors available.
The seminar is for clinicians who will be able to earn four continuing education credits (CEU) as well as those personally impacted by SCI.
Spinal Cord Injury and Chronic Pain will include:
Chronic Pain and SCI- Ray Lee, MD Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital
Spinal Cord Injury Association of Illinois (SCIA), is a member of the Community Health Charities of Illinois. Employee/Workplace Giving Campaigns are underway and now is a great time to choose a charity to support. The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is a giving program that federal government employees can participate in. Our CFC Code is 48552. We appreciate your support and thank you for choosing SCIA!
We have joined forces with Amazon Smile! If you are an Amazon shopper, please sign up to support Spinal Cord Injury Association of Illinios. For every purchase you make on Amazon, they will donate .5% of the purchase price of eligible products to our organization. Its easy, and doesn't cost you a penny! Click on the link below to get started! We thank you for your support!
Sunday, October 11, 2015
When you Run For Those Who Roll, you will be running to help the SCIA provide services for people who can no longer walk because they have been paralyzed by accidents and medical conditions. Whether cause by a motor vehicle crash, fall, violence, or a medical condition, instantaneous paralysis changes everything. The SCIA exists to help people through the overwhelming initial stage and throughout life as new issues surface. Your run will be helping to find the care, products, and services needed to live in this new world of SCI through an Information and Referral Service. You will be helping connect newly injured persons with others who have made the journey ahead of them through a peer support network. You will be helping individuals who are paralyzed, family members and health professionals stay up to date on SCI care through seminars, lectures, and newsletters. Your run may prevent a teen from being paralyzed because he listened to our injury prevention message during his physical education class. Running the marathon can be even more meaningful for you if you run for those who can no longer even walk.
Run For Those Who Roll.
If you are not a marathon runner and would like to make a donation use the link below.