If you are thinking of hitting the slopes this winter, consider joining Spinal Cord Injury Ontario on February 11th at Craigleith Ski Club in The Blue Mountains. The day includes ski and snowboard races, complimentary ski and snowboard lessons for beginners, opportunity to try a sit ski and prizes, plus live and silent auctions. You can come solo, with friends or use this as a team or client relations building event. By joining us you will be helping to support someone with a spinal cord injury in our community. It will be a wonderful time!
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This video looks back at our past year’s accomplishments and says thank you to our supporters. This past year we celebrated our 70th anniversary, helped 2,014 clients, ran a successful accessible advocacy campaign for taxis in Sault Ste. Marie and coordinated 102 job placements. We could not have done all of this without the support of you – our donors, our members, our clients, our volunteers and our friends. Thank You!
Please note that the only sound in this video is music.
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What would you do if you sustained a spinal cord injury?
Tim McCallum Sings Nessun Dorma
On January 20th, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario and the Personal Injury Alliance held the first summit on the state of attendant services in Ontario.
This video shows Bernie Gluckstein receiving the King Clancy Award.
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Paralympic athlete Paul Nunnari on Australia's Got Talent.
Katie talks about about how her life transforms after her injury.
Jesse talks about how his life transforms after his injury.
A special panel discussion took place at the Back to School Conference. This discussion featured commentary from:
- Martha Binstock, B.Sc.P.T., MCPA, CLCP
- Maggie Didiano, BA (Hons.), Rehab Cert., SCI Ontario
- Heather Flett, BA, BSc., MSc
- Helena Griner, Lyndhurst Centre Client
- Leonard Kunka, Partner - Thomson, Rogers
- Blair Williams, Lyndhurst Centre Client
This discussion included commentary on the following points:
Rich Vander Wal, B.R.L.S., TR, made a special presentation at the Back to School Conference.
Rich’s presentation provides a detailed look at how sexuality can be affected by a spinal cord injury. This presentation offers information advice and resources for the spinal cord injured community.
For a PDF version of Rich Vander Wal's presentation please go to:
Dr. Mary Ann McColl, PhD, MTS, made a special presentation at the Back to School Conference.
Dr. McColl’s Presentation objectives are as follows:
- Increase awareness of primary care
- Explore barriers to effective utilization of primary care
- Discuss research initiatives & opportunities to optimize access to primary care for people with SCI
For a PDF version of Dr. Mary Ann McColl's presentation please go to:
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Dr. Charles Tator, CM, MD, PhD, FRCSC FACS, made a special presentation at the Back to School Conference.
In this video, Dr Tator covers the following topics: