(a) to promote and establish standards of excellence for all aspects of health care of individuals with spinal cord injury from onset throughout life.

(b) to educate members, other healthcare professionals, patients and their families as well as the public on all aspects of spinal cord injury and its consequences in order to prevent injury, improve care, increase availability of services and maximize the injured individual’s potential for full participation in all areas of community life.

(c) to foster research which aims at preventing spinal cord injury, improving care, reducing consequent disability, and finding a cure for both acute and chronic SCI.

(d) to facilitate communication among members and other physicians, allied health care professionals, researchers and consumers.


Journal News
In the near future, ASIA members will begin to receive two journals. Electronic access will be offered to “Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair (NNR)”. In addition, beginning in 2016, ASIA members who are not currently members of ISCoS will become members of ISCoS at the expense of ASIA, providing them access to the ISCoS journal: “Spinal Cord,” both in print and online. Stay tuned for details and definite start dates!

New International Standards Exam Worksheet

The SCOPE (Spinal Cord Outcomes Partnership Endeavor) CLINICAL TRIALS TABLE has been updated.

The International Spinal Cord Injury Pain Extended Data Set (ISCIPEDS) is up for review. Please visit our International Data Sets page.

New "Glove It" Prevention Effort

Visit the "Take this Phone and Glove It" website

Committed to the prevention of texting and driving accidents.

Children ages 6-16 being sought for participation in research study on Diffusion Tensor Imaging. See flyer here.

Barriers and Facilitators to Spinal Cord Injury Research: A Survey of the International Clinical Research Community.
For more information and to access the online survey: Survey Link.

Research Study for Caregivers of Youth with SCI

Research Study for Neuromuscular Recovery Scale for Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury invites participants