Smart App Development for Wheelchair Users

September 30th, 2014|

You are invited to participate in this research project to develop smartphone apps for wheelchair users. This study is being conducted at the University of Pittsburgh.

You may attend one or multiple focus group meetings with the research team to review concepts and prototypes, and provide your suggestions and feedback […]

RRTC Survey on Online Dating

May 15th, 2014|

This month’s survey is looking at the experience of meeting people post injury especially about the online dating experience for individuals living with spinal cord injury. Online dating has become so popular in the recent years and the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) team want to learn more […]

RRTC Survey on Healthcare Insurance

April 14th, 2014|

This month’s survey is looking at your health care insurance and if it provides everything you need to live a healthy life. If not, what are the things you feel you would benefit from receiving from your insurance provider that would increase you quality of life and possibilities of living […]

Improve Access to Wheelchair Repair Now

April 9th, 2014|

Wheelchair repair is essential to your mobility, your independence, your ability to contribute to, and participate in society.

However, your access to wheelchair repair services is being restricted by Medicare’s policies.

It is critical that you have access to a Medicare supplier with trained and experienced service technicians and the infrastructure and […]

Participate in Disability Employment Focus Group & Receive $50 Gift Card

April 4th, 2014|

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities is conducting focus groups for people with physical disabilities about their work experiences. They want to know how participants found or kept a job, and what experiences they faced when job hunting.

Anyone living with a spinal […]

Survey on SCI Fitness and Weight Management

March 31st, 2014|

Graduate students in the Master of Occupational Therapy program at Cleveland State University are conducting a survey to understand the habits and perspectives of individuals who have experienced a spinal cord injury (SCI) in the realm of physical fitness and weight management.

Take the Survey

The survey is accessible on any […]

Help Improve Future SCI Clinical Trials

March 28th, 2014|

Researchers at the University of Miami are conducting a new survey for people living with spinal cord injuries (SCI) over the age of 18 to provide direct input on factors that encourage or discourage participation in clinical trials.


Very rarely are people with SCI asked for their input on […]

RRTC Survey on Primary Health Care Needs for Individuals with SCI

March 19th, 2014|

This month’s survey is looking at primary health care needs for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). Seeing a Primary Care Physician (PCP) is often considered important for addressing general healthcare needs and for preventive care. However, individuals with spinal cord injury often face a hard time accessing offices or […]

RRTC Survey to Improve Wheelchair Function

February 11th, 2014|

This month’s in depth survey focuses on wheelchair needs and obstacles. Some colleagues of ours in the Netherlands are working to develop a new mechanism that could improve wheelchair function, and need your feedback to make sure this would be a useful tool.  The survey will take approximately 10 minutes […]

Speak Out: Take Survey on Access to Healthcare Coverage & Resources

January 21st, 2014|

Health insurance reform is finally here! What are your thoughts about it?

Let us know, take this short survey being conducted by United Spinal’s UsersFirst program.

We’ll be talking about the Affordable Care Act and your healthcare during a webinar on January 30 and would love to know about your experiences so […]