If you are newly injured, you will be going through a whole mixture of emotions to say the least. No doubt you have a multitude of questions to ask but might not know where to start.
We have a range of Peer Services to help when you are going through rehabilitation in the Spinal Centre and also when you make the transition home. If you aren't being treated in a Spinal Cord Injury Centre but in a District General Hospital or other non-specialist environment then contact our Community Peer Support Service.
The SIA Message Board and Chatroom are the hub of our online community and are great places to share experiences, ask questions and feel supported. The Message Board is available 24/7 and the Chat Room has two hosted sessions on Wednesday and Sunday and regular Chat Room Plus+ sessions on specific topics of interest.Fact Sheets
The Advice Line Team produces a selection of informative factsheets on a wide range of topics. You can download them free from this website.
SIA also produce a wide range of publications which are available to buy from the SIA Shop. They cover a wide range of topics with some also available in a CD-ROM format.
Our library is based at SIA House and is the only specialist SCI library in Britain. The catalogue can be searched online and contains not only a wide selection of books on SCI related topics but also journals, newspaper articles and useful websites.
If you would like to visit the the Library or have a query, please contact our Academy Co-ordinator on 08456786633 ext 221 or email
Read the claiming compensation area and find out how to choose a solicitor.
Visit our online database to find a solicitor who is right for your situation and can assist you with a personal injury claim.
SIA Financial Service (SIAFS) provides an SIA member benefit with access to specialist independent financial advice from AWD Chase de Vere.
Lend your support and receive the SIA bimonthly magazine, forward, to learn, be inspired and stay in touch. Also receive shop discounts, free downloads and access to member only areas.