Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks
The Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks endeavor to: Use our resources to maintain a competitive wheelchair basketball team, use our resources to help improve the condition of the lives of individuals with disabilities, and use our resources to support agencies working to help improve the condition of the lives of individuals with disabilities. Our Motto is: Ability, not disability, counts.
Disabled Crime Victims Assistance, Inc.
Disabled Crime Victims Assistance, Inc. is committed to assisting the disabled crime victim and their families and promoting awareness of their specialized needs to those who serve victims and the community.
Helping Restore Ability:
Helping Restore Ability is a licensed and certified nonprofit agency whose mission is, “to promote independence and enrich the lives of those we serve”. HRA provides in-home personal attendant care and homemaker services, as well as home health care, to people of all ages with any type of disability. Our goal is to help people remain in their own homes as long as possible with dignity, respect, and with choice. We are here to serve you.:
The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation:
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation’s funding is dedicated to supporting both programs and scientific research to improve the quality of life for those living with spinal cord injury. The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation currently partners with 17 schools across the United States to reduce socioeconomic barriers in higher education. Through the Neilsen Scholarship Program (NSP), students with spinal cord injuries (SCI) are supported in and out of the classroom.
Neuro Fitness Foundation:
Our mission is to establish and maintain a facility that promotes strengthening the mind and body through exercise and education for the neurologically impaired individual.
REACH of Dallas:
REACH Inc is a nonprofit organization with the goal of advocating for and empowering people with disabilities to take charge of their lives and participate actively in community life. REACH stands for Rehabilitation, Education, and Advocacy for Citizens with Handicaps.
REACT is a community-based fitness and paralysis recovery center bridging sport and science. Our team of certified strength coaches, physical therapist, researchers, students and volunteers work together to apply advances in neuroscience and strength training, offering elite level training and recovery opportunities for individuals with spinal cord injuries and other neurological conditions.
Helpful & Interesting Media Resources
Ability Magazine is a publication crossing celebrity journalism with disability awareness. Contact the publication at 1001 W. 17th Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627; telephone 949-854-8700, see http://www.abilitymagazine.com/
Mouth is a bi-monthly magazine about disability rights and empowerment that says this about itself: "This rude little magazine demands answers from the people in charge, laughs at the lying answers and occasionaly bites down, hard, somewhere near the throbbing jugular." Mouth, 4201 SW 30th Street, Topeka, KS 66614; see http://www.mouthmag.com
New Mobility is a monthly lifestyle magazine for the wheelchair community. Features and news about active living, medical issues, current affairs, personalities, products and more. NM, P.O. Box 220, Horsham, PA 19044; 215-675-9133; see http://www.newmobility.com
Paralysis Resource Guide is a 336 page book compiling paralysis info and can be ordered through the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center (PRC). The goal of the PRC is to help people navigate the chaos of paralysis with reliable information, and with a message of hope. This book is a tool to help you find what you need to stay as healthy, as active and as independent as possible. Paralysis Resource Center, 636 Morris Turnpike, Suite 3A, Short Hills, New Jersey 07078; 1-800-225-0292; see https://www.christopherreeve.org/
PN (Paraplegia News) is a magazine for service veterans with disabilities, and for anyone who uses a wheelchair. Covers healthcare, issues, news and events, sports and recreation, and much more. PVA Publications, 2111 East Highland Avenue, Suite 180, Phoenix, AZ 85016; 1-888-888-2201; see https://pnonline.com/
Sports 'N Spokes is a colorful bi-monthly magazine about wheelchair athletics, competitive sports and recreation. PVA Publications, 2111 East Highland Avenue, Suite 180, Phoenix, AZ 85016; 1-888-888-2201; see http://www.sportsnspokes.com