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Mission

(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.

ASIA News

ASIA's 2014 Annual Meeting, will take place in San Antonio, Texas May 14-17, 2014. Program and Registration are now online! Information


Parker Hannifin Corporation announced March 4, 2014 that it has entered into clinical trial agreements with four of the top ranked rehab institutions in the U.S. to support the testing and development of the Indego® exoskeleton. See press release.


ASIA has signed a one year contract to continue to offer its official journal, “Topics In SCI Rehabilitation", to all dues paying members in 2014. Members are encouraged to submit manuscripts to Topics for publication.


New worksheet available for International Standards for Neurological Classification of SCI (ISNCSCI)


SCOPE (Spinal Cord Outcomes Partnership Endeavor) News


Craig H. Neilsen Foundation's Request for Proposals on Psychosocial Research and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Letter of Intent deadline is March 14, 2014.


Pediatric Research Study invites participants


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


Toronto Rehab's 6th National Spinal Cord Injury Conference will be held October 2-4, 2014.