SCI Resources Library News September 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.
News from the media and around the Internet
Handling it with people in wheelchairs - venue accessibility
Is Disability Finally Having its Moment?
The pulse and pace of disability is being featured more prominently in the public discourse, and more than ever before. Could this be the moment ...
For more 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 out there 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.
AbleThrive - (Tips, advice, stories)
- 28 Sept 2016
- Relationships and caregiving
- 21 Sept 2016
- Exploring Maui in a wheelchair
- Tips for booking accessible accommodation
- Accessibility of Paris
- 14 Sept 2016
- Hand/finger strengthening - a C5-7 quadriplegic demonstrates an exercise routine.
- 7 Sept 2016
- Skip the gym with these adaptive exercise alternatives
- Find freedom in monoskiing
- Play power soccer
Australasian Spinal Cord Injury Network
Carers NSW ebulletin
DANA - Disability Advocacy Network Australia
Disability Council NSW
- 30 September 2016
- Top tips to make your bathroom accessible
- 26 September 2016
- Common reactions to disability: 5 types of people we'll all recognise
- 22 September 2016
- Accessible attractions in London
- 15 September 2016
- Holidaying in Germany
- 5 Sept 2016
- Top 10 apps for disabled people
- Travelling around Cumbria (UK)
Every Australian Counts
- FacingDisability headlines and videos, September 2016
- Looking at adaptive technology
Link - This weeks What's news in Disability
Physical Disability Council New South Wales (PDCN)
the Spin - Spinal Cord Injury BC (Canada)
- Fall 2016
- Cannabis revisited
- ICORD researcher Dr. Hugh Anton is striving to understand SCI fatigue and options to treat it.
- Fashion designer Chloë Angus shares the trials, tribulations and successes of keeping her business afloat after SCI.
- New Canadian clinical guidelines attempt to rank treatment options for SCI neuropathic pain.
- A mobility aid first: a manual standing wheelchair that can be manoeuvred by the user in the upright position.
- and lots more....
United Spinal Association (USA)
- Newsletter September 2016
- Spasticity and SCI - Know your facts
Articles of interest from academic journals
Anxiety prevalence following spinal cord injury: a meta-analysis, J Le and D Dorstyn, Spinal Cord 2016 54: 570-578; advance online publication, March 8, 2016; Abstract
Caregiving services in spinal cord injury: a systematic review of the literature, E M Smith, N Boucher and W C Miller and the SCIRE Research Team, Spinal Cord 2015 54: 562-569, Abstract
Development of a comprehensive survey of sexuality issues including a self-report version of the International Spinal Cord Injury sexual function basic data sets, P W New and K E Currie, Spinal Cord 2016 54: 584-591, Abstract
Whole-body vibration can attenuate the deterioration of bone mass and trabecular bone microstructure in rats with spinal cord injury, A Minematsu, Y Nishii, H Imagita, D Takeshita and S Sakata, Spinal Cord 2016 54: 597-603, Abstract
The CanPain SCI Clinical Practice Guidelines for Rehabilitation Management of Neuropathic Pain after Spinal Cord: introduction, methodology and recommendation overview, Spinal Cord 2016 54: S1-S6; Abstract
Exoskeletons' design and usefulness evidence according to a systematic review of lower limb exoskeletons used for functional mobility by people with spinal cord injury, Veronique Lajeunesse, Claude Vincent, François Routhier, Emmanuelle Careau & François Michaud, Pages: 535-547, Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, Volume 11, Issue 7, October 2016, Abstract
“My body was my temple”: a narrative revealing body image experiences following treatment of a spinal cord injury
K. Alysse Bailey, Kimberley L. Gammage, Cathy van Ingen & David S. Ditor
Pages: 1-7, Disability and Rehabilitation and online now on Taylor & Francis Online, Abstract
New Books, Articles, Websites added to the SCIA SCI Resources Library
To borrow any of the books listed please contact the library on firstname.lastname@example.org 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 information staff are very happy to help you. We can be contacted on email or give us a call on 02 9661 8855/1800 819 775.