Helpful Links to Online Resources for Wheelchair Users
We hope you will find the following links helpful. Please let us know of any links you would like to see added to this page.
Funding & Insurance Help for Wheelchair Users
Zero 2 a Hundred Foundation
The Zero 2 a Hundred Foundation was inspired and established by Jason Roy in 2013 to provide financial assistance for rehabilitative treatment for families of children and adolescents between the ages of 4 and 21, with either brain or spinal cord injuries who have exhausted their financial resources and as a result are unable to receive the therapeutic treatment they desperately need.
HCPCS Coding and Medicare Reimbursement
The Airpulse PK2 has been assigned HCPCS code E2609 for Medicare reimbursement; however, this does not guarantee coverage. In order for a custom fabricated wheelchair cushion (E2609) to be covered, certain criteria must be met. Click here to learn more.
Travis Roy Foundation
Travis Roy Foundation provides grants to spinal cord injury survivors and supports SCI research towards a cure.
Inspiration, News, & Information
After experiencing a car accident in October of 2002 which left him in a wheelchair, Moses Hamilton found his inspiration again through painting. Through the process of mouth painting, Moses has succeeded in resuming his love for art as a path in his life. Painting in oils and watercolors gives him a full voice to his artistic spirit. Visit Moses’ website for his complete story and view his artwork.
Ascent – Bruce McGhie
Ascent is a book written by Bruce McGhie that describes his life since becoming a quadriplegic, as a result of an Air Force training accident in 1955. In this memoir, he writes of his life as a man dealing with quadriplegia in a pre-handicap accessible world.
New Mobility Magazine
New Mobility encourages the integration of active-lifestyle wheelchair users into mainstream society, while simultaneously reflecting the vibrant world of disability-related arts, media, advocacy and philosophy.
PN / Paraplegia News
The magazine for wheelchair users, PN/Paraplegia News is over 50 years old and has been an important part of the nation’s disabled community. Readers rely on PN for comprehensive and engaging coverage of wheelchair living.
This website provides information for stroke survivors, caregivers, clinicians, and therapists, as well as an online store and articles on every stroke topic.
Social Security and Disability Resource Center
Here, you will find a detailed overview of how the federal disability system works (social security disability and SSI) and answer questions that many applicants typically have.
Wheelchair Research & Technology
The Miami Project
The Miami Project is the world’s most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center. The Miami Project’s international team of more than 200 scientists, researchers, and clinicians take innovative approaches to the challenges of spinal cord injury.
Get up-to-date information on wheelchairs and assistive technology, including wheelchair and wheelchair cushion reviews. Click here to visit the USA TechGuide website.
This helpful website provides information about brain and spinal cord injuries.
Groups & Associations for Wheelchair Users
National Spinal Cord Injury Association
The NSCIA is the nation’s oldest and largest civilian organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for hundreds of thousands of Americans (and their families) living with spinal cord injury and disease.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association
The MDA is a voluntary health agency – a dedicated partnership between scientists and concerned citizens aimed at conquering neuromuscular diseases that affect more than a million Americans.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
The National MS Society provides accurate, up-to-date information to individuals with MS, their families, and healthcare providers.
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center is a national clearinghouse for information, referrals, and education on paralysis and spinal cord injury.
Paralyzed Veterans of America
PVA addresses a wide variety of issues experienced by veterans and other people with spinal cord injury or dysfunction.