Living with Paralysis

You have questions. We have answers.

Whether you are newly paralyzed or a caregiver looking to help a loved one, we're here to provide the information you need. This section contains resources on health, costs and insurance, rehabilitation and more.

Explore our paralysis resources

Phone

Need to talk to someone?

Our information specialists are available to answer your questions. Call toll-free 1-800-539-7309 Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm ET.

Other ways to get help

Ask us anything

Send us your question
Have a question about paralysis? Our information specialists are available to help by phone or email.

Request a peer mentor

Talk with a mentor
Talk to someone who understands. Our certified mentors are people living with or impacted by paralysis.

Free services and downloads

Paralysis Resource Guide >Paralysis Resource Guide

Our free guide is an essential tool for everyone living with paralysis.

Wallet cards >Wallet cards

Get handy wallet cards with vital information that could save your life. Available for both adults and kids.

Lending library >Lending library

Our lending library has over 5,000 books, DVDs and magazines. Loans, including postage, are completely free.

SCI Research 101 >SCI Research 101

Don't Call It A Miracle: The Movement To Cure Spinal Cord Injury by Kate Willette covers research basics.

Over 180,000 copies of the Paralysis Resource Guide have been distributed

Download fact sheets

We have over 100 fact sheets for you to download and keep.

Resources in your area

Find resources and organizations that support people living with paralysis.

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90PR3002, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.