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SCI Resources Library News December 2016

 

Featuring new developments and news about spinal cord injury, magazines and newsletters, interesting articles from academic journals and details of new resources that have recently been added to the library.

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News from the media and around the Internet

For news visit SCIA's news pages, the SCIA Facebook page or if you would like to learn how to set up Google Alerts which are a great way to monitor what is going on in the world of disability and spinal cord injury contact the library and we'll show you how.


Magazines, Journals, Newsletters, Blogs

Click on the links to read the articles in full or to view the magazine table of contents. If you would like to read any of the articles that are featured from the magazine table of contents, let us know the details and we will send the article to you.

Abilities - Canadian Abilities Foundation

AbleThrive - (Tips, advice, stories)

  • 28 Dec  2016
    • A filmmaker with Spinal Muscular Atrophy
    • What to do if you get in the car and your wheelchair escapes
    • Benefits of Rehab Therapy Dogs
  • 21 Dec 2016
    • Scuba diving with quadriplegia
    • Para table tennis in Singapore
    • Quadriplegic car racer
  • 14 Dec 2016
    • Parenting highlights

The Advocate - Spinal Life Australia

Australasian Spinal Cord Injury Network

Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA)

Disability Horizons

  • 22 Dec 2016
    • Disability and sex: some tips and aids to help with dexterity issues
  • 19 Dec 2016
    • Power wheelchairs: how one entrepreneur is revolutionising the market
  • 8 Dec 2016
    • Personal assistants: what you should expect and finding the best

Disability Justice Project 

Every Australian Counts

Forward - Spinal Injuries Association (UK)

Link - This weeks What's news in Disability

Link Magazine

NDIS website News

New Mobility

Spinal WA

the Spin (Spinal Cord Injury BC)


New Books, Articles, Websites added to the SCIA SCI Resources Library

To borrow any of the books listed please contact the library on library@scia.org.au or ph 02 9661 8855 or 1800 819 775. To see what else has been added to the library, click on Lists on the black bar on the home page of the library.  


SCIA SCI Resources Library

SCIA's SCI Resources Library provides a comprehensive collection of resources relating to spinal cord injury and disability - you can search or browse by subject to all of the material in the library. Discover new resources, forums, websites, blogs and places that you can visit to share your experiences and learn from others. We are always on the lookout for new material to be added to the collection so if you come across something that you think the library should have please let us know. 

Library contacts and further assistance

If you have had a good look around the library and our SCI Resources pages on our website and can’t find the information you are looking for, our staff are very happy to help you. We can be contacted on email or give us a call on 1800 819 775.

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