2.15. Spinal Cord Injury Resources in BRAZIL
Associação de Assisténcia á Criança Deficiente
Association for Assistance for Children with Disabilities
Brazilian Spine Society
Sociedade Brasileira de Coluna
Niteroi Disabled Association
Founded and run by people with disabilities, ANDEF offers employment and marketing programs for workers and businesses to increase access to the workplace for people with disabilities. In addition, ANDEF provides leadership development programs, sends representatives to disability councils around the country and maintains rehabilitation facilities for disabled athletes. ANDEF operates a wheelchair and crutches factory, employing people with disabilities.
SARAH Network Of Rehabilitation Hospitals
The SARAH Network is an institution dedicated to rehabilitation and treatment of malformations, traumas, locomotor system diseases and neurodevelopmental problems. Its purpose, then, is to provide specialized rehabilitation services to every strata of the population, regardless of class, race, socio-economic background, religion or gender.