2.88. Spinal Cord Injury Resources in SCOTLAND
Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL) is a user-controlled organisation committed to promoting inclusive living by assisting disabled people to challenge barriers and make informed choices. We work closely with a variety of other organisations public, voluntary, and private providing information, advice, training and consultancy. We also provide accessible and barrier free premises, fully equipped and serviced for conferences, meetings and training sessions.
Facilitating Access Breaking Barriers Scotland Scotland (FABB) works for the integration of physically disabled people into mainstream social, leisure and educational activities with particular focus on those ages 14 to 25.
Spinal Injury Scotland
SIS provides immediate support through the office based Information Service and our Area Representative Network who contact all those who request assistance. SIS have a Legal and Welfare Rights Advisory service and also run a self-referral support line. Our representatives, who are able to discuss all aspects of living with a spinal cord injury, undertake weekly visits to the Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injuries Unit.
The Thistle Foundation
Our individually tailored services are designed to support disabled people and those with long term health conditions to lead full and active lives. Services are flexible to meet individual's requirements; we will develop services that are appropriate to their needs.