SIA produces a wide range of publications on spinal cord injury for differing audiences: spinal cord injured adults, teenagers, families and healthcare professionals. Our factsheets and some of our publications can be downloaded free of charge just click here to find out more.
Our other publications and DVDs, can be purchased and/or accessed through the SIA shop. Here's a taster of what's available:
Everything you ever wanted to know about living with spinal cord injured is contained in Moving Forward. Comprising 18 books, this is our 'bible' on spinal cord injury written for SCI people, their families as well as healthcare professionals.
Each book covers a different topic, from 'Living Independently', Housing & Adaptations, 'Your Rights' and 'Work Matters', to 'Sex Matters, 'Parenting' and 'Compensation'.
'Wha'ever' is the name of our award-winning book for spinal cord injured teenagers by Meg Harper. Written in graphic novel style and produced in a 'filofax' format, 'Wha'ever' follows the exploits of a group of teenagers undergoing rehab in a spinal injuries centre. The book includes many interactive features and is full of motivating and inspiring hints and tips.
'Managing Spinal Cord Injury' is the name of SIA's series of publications written specifically for healthcare professionals - from those working at the scene of an accident, through to GPs and community healthcare professionals.
The first in the series 'The First 48 Hours' covers treatment at the scene of an accident and in Accident & Emergency Departments', 'Critical Care' (publication 2010) explores the initial management of actual or suspected spinal cord injury in High Dependency and Intensive Care Units, and 'Continuing Care' is for GPs and community healthcare staff responsible for the ongoing medical care of spinal cord injured people.
forward is our flagship magazine, packed with views, feature articles and news stories on everything that's happening in the world of spinal cord injury. Many of the features are written by spinal cord injured people themselves, leading to a lively and topical magazine which is a 'must read'. Subscription to forward is FREE to new SIA members for their first year of membership after that it is available for a subscription of £20 a year.
Can't wait for the next issue of forward? Then sign up for our free online bulletin 'e-clips'. You'll find plenty of news and snippets to keep you up-to-date. Issued via email, 'e-clips' is available bi-monthly. Sign up for your copy by registering your email address on the e-clips page of this website.