(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.


Update on ASIA-ASCIP Planned Merge

The ASIA combined meeting with ISCoS is scheduled for May 14-16, 2015, in Montreal, Canada. The submission deadline is December 31, 2014. Visit the meeting website at iscosasia2015.org .

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.


The European Multicenter Study about Human Spinal Cord Injury (EMSCI) announces the new EMSCI-ISNCSCI calculator. It may be accessed at ais.emsci.org

ASIA Bylaws changes were approved at the Annual Meeting and are posted in the website Members Only section.

Research Study for Caregivers of Youth with SCI

SCOPE (Spinal Cord Outcomes Partnership Endeavor) News

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

The United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) is offering a second Neural Repair and Rehabilitation certification examination. See details.

3rd International Autonomic Symposium: Dysfunctions of the Autonomic Nervous System will be held May 19, 2015 in Vancouver, BC, Canada