2.99. Spinal Cord Injury Resources in SWEDEN
Ågrenska provides programs for children, teenagers and adults with disabilities, their families and professionals supporting the family. Striving to be a progressive and creative meeting place between needs and knowledge, our aim is to contribute to people´s coping with everyday life and empower them to become as independent as possible.
Forum Women and Disability in Sweden (FWDS) is a disability-rights and resource organization for women in Sweden
Independent Living Institute
The Independent Living Institute (ILI) is a policy development center specializing in consumer-driven policies for disabled peoples' freedom of choice, self-determination, self-respect and dignity. Our ultimate goal is to promote disabled people's personal and political power. Towards this end we provide information, training materials and develop solutions for services for persons with extensive disabilities in Sweden and internationally. We are experts in designing and implementing direct payment schemes for personal assistance, mainstream taxi and assistive technology.
Spinalis is a charitable foundation whose mission is to promote research and treatment development in the field of spinal cord injuries.
Swedish Independent Living Center
Swedish Association of Persons with Neurological Disabilities
The main services provided by NHR are social, service and solidarity activities; rehabilitation and other support services; information and referral; and courses in different fields (education, labor market issues and rehabilitation).
Swedish Institute of Assistive Technology - SIAT
The Swedish Institute of Assistive Technology (SIAT) is a national resource centre for assistive technology and accessibility for persons with disabilities. SIAT works for full participation and equality for persons with disabilities by ensuring access to high-quality and secure assistive technology, an effective provision of assistive devices and an accessible environment.
The Swedish Association for Survivors of Accident and Injury (RTP)
The Swedish Association for Survivors of Accident and Injury works to promote participation and accessibility in society for the survivors of road traffic accidents, other accidents and polio. We work mainly with empowering our members in such a way that they can take charge of their own life situations.