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Aaron Baker
Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist | Shield HealthCare
03/03/21  8:23 AM PST

A Calendar of Online Activities

With 2021 in full swing, I want to share with our SCI community a network of helpful online resources. Because of Covid-19 protective protocols and continued caution many live events are still restricted, making our virtual interactions that much more important.

Below I have listed 15 links to a variety of organizations from around the world that range from health and wellness educational forums, virtual expos, video series, podcasts, daily inspiration, weekly support groups, live sports, dance and alternative outdoor activities to keep you connected, moving and grooving!

These resources have helped me, I hope they help you too. I’ll see you online!

  1. Reeve 2021 Summit

April 27 – 29, 2021

https://web.cvent.com/event/af04d8b5-32b5-421f-bd64-c2e8cc2717a1/summary

The Reeve Summit will touch on topics and themes relevant to the paralysis community and give everyone a chance to hear from experts, ask questions and share experiences on many aspects of life living with paralysis.

Topics include:

    • Advocacy
    • Caregiving
    • Employment
    • Health & Wellness
    • Research

We hope you can join us!

  1. Abilities Expo Virtual Experience

March 26 – 27, 2021

https://www.abilities.com/virtual/

The Abilities Virtual Experience is back to connect you with the disability-focused resources your need from the comfort of your living room. Thanks to all for the great feedback from the first virtual show. We kept everything you loved and improved on everything you didn’t. So settle in for more engagement, more interactivity and more accessibility!

  1. Wings For Life World Run

May 9, 2021

https://www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com/en/locations/app

With the App, you can take part in the Wings for Life World Run no matter where you are. You can start running with all the participants worldwide at the same time and you will be chased by the virtual Catcher Car.

  1. Triumph Foundation Life Series Groups

Weekly & Monthly Meetings

https://triumph-foundation.org/virtualscisupport/

  1. Spinal Cord Injury Research Center at Mount Sinai

Weekly & Monthly Meetings

https://labs.icahn.mssm.edu/brycelab/calendar/

  1. United Spinal Association

Weekly & Monthly Meetings

https://unitedspinal.org/events/

  1. ConnectAbility

Monthly Meetings

https://myconnectability.org/event/spinal-cord-injury-peer-group/all/

Join St. David’s Spinal Cord Injury peer group, which offers an opportunity for socialization, education, and support with your peers. This group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

  1. Backbones Online

Weekly & Monthly Meetings

https://backbonesonline.com/events/

  1. New Mobility Magazine

Monthly YouTube Series

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnD5CgvtZcghw5tQE3hZ6cQ

  1. AdaptDefy

Podcast Series

https://adaptdefy.com/podcasts

  1. Move United

Virtual Events & Programs

https://www.moveunitedsport.org/adaptathome/

  1. Challenged Athletes Foundation

Virtual & Live Events

https://www.challengedathletes.org/events-2/

  1. YooCan Do Anything

Daily Stories

https://yoocanfind.com/#!

  1. Rollettes Dance

Monthly Events

https://www.rollettesdance.com/rollettes-calendar

  1. Spinal Cord Injury BC

Weekly & Daily Events

https://sci-bc.ca/events-directory/monthly/

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