Suggested topics

Health

Nutrition

  • Healthy lifestyle choices
  • Nutrition - General information and webinars

Sexual health

  • Sex for men - General information
  • Sex for women - General information
  • Webcasts and videos by people living with paralysis

Depression

  • General information and video
  • Hotline numbers

Staying active

  • Exercise and fitness - General information and videos
  • Sports and recreational activities - General information and videos

Secondary conditions

  • Bowel and bladder care
  • Skin care

Finances

Cost of living with an SCI

  • General information

Financial Planning

  • General information

Benefits & Insurance

  • Insurance - General information
    • Insurance options - Medicare vs Medicaid
    • Introduction to Medicare - Webinar
    • Heath Insurance Marketplace - Webcast
    • Navigating insurance appeals - Webcast
  • Affordable Care Act - General information and overview
  • Social Security - General information

Employment

  • Work and benefits - General information
  • Re-entering the workforce - webinar

Military & Veterans Program (MVP)

  • Veterans - general information
  • Reeve Foundation Military & Veterans Program (MVP) - videos

Travel

  • Driving
  • Accessible travel - videos by person with paralysis
    • Tips for travel
    • Traveling with your wheelchair
  • Accessible air travel - video by person living with paralysis

Home Modifications

  • General information and resources

Research

  • Reeve Foundation's approach to research
  • NeuroRecovery Network (NRN)
  • Clinical trials

Wheelchairs

  • Picking the right wheelchair
  • Comparison of manual wheelchairs - videos
  • Comparison of electric wheelchairs - videos
  • Wheelchair fit and seating - videos

Advocacy

  • Be an advocate - General Information

This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of topics and information.It does represent information on topics that the Paralysis Resource Center receives requests for and are popular among support groups. We strongly encourage you to visit the Reeve Foundation’s Paralysis Resource Center to discover other possible topics and information for support group meetings.

Many of the topics listed on this page and our web site have materials that can be printed out or downloaded for your support group participants. We also have many videos on these topics that can be viewed to further enhance support group discussions.

You may want to invite a Subject Matter Expert to complement the subject matter.

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