Resources Library News July 2020


Featuring new developments and news about spinal cord injury, magazines and newsletters, interesting articles from academic journals and details of new resources that have recently been added to the library.

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News from the media and around the Internet

For news visit SCIA's news pages, the SCIA Facebook page or if you would like to learn how to set up Google Alerts which are a great way to monitor what is going on in the world of disability and spinal cord injury contact the library and we'll show you how.

Magazines, Journals, Newsletters, Blogs

Click on the links to read the articles in full or to view the magazine table of contents. If you would like to read any of the articles that are featured from the magazine table of contents, let us know the details and we will send the article to you. 


AbleThrive - (Tips, advice, stories)


Carers NSW


Centre for Universal Design Australia (CUDA)


Disability Horizons


Disability Services Consulting

  • Subscribe to the DSC newsletter to keep up to date on all things NDIS


Every Australian Counts


Facing Disabilty




Link - This weeks What's news in Disability and Monthly magazine


NDIS News from


New Mobility (United Spinal Association, US)

  • Biweekly newsletter 16 July 2020
    • It’s Time to Move Beyond Access to Inclusion - We need to think bigger than “accessible travel” says Martin Heng, a wheelchair-using travel expert who spent 21 years at the guide-book company Lonely Planet. Instead, we should be pushing for inclusive travel. 
  • Biweekly newsletter 2 July 2020
    • The Americans with Disabilities Act is 30 years old. Read about the activists, the advocates and enforcers who made it all happen.  


the Spin Magazine (Spinal Cord Injury, BC)

  • Summer 2020
    • How do you heal an injured arm or shoulder when you have to rely on it daily for mobility? One solution might be an orthotic brace
    • Go mountain biking




Spire - AQA Victoria


Topic of the month

Video gaming is a billion-dollar industry that’s looking to get anyone and everyone involved as gamers. For gamers with disabilities, the tide is turning both in terms of representation and accessibility.  

New Books, Articles, Websites added to the Resources Library

To borrow any of the books listed please contact the library or ph 1800 819 775. To see what else has been recently added to the library, click on Lists on the black bar on the home page of the library. 

About the Resources Library

SCIA's Resources Library provides a comprehensive collection of resources relating to spinal cord injury and disability - you can search or browse by subject to all of the material in the library. Discover new resources, forums, websites, blogs and places that you can visit to share your experiences and learn from others. We are always on the lookout for new material to be added to the collection so if you come across something that you think the library should have please let us know. 

Library contacts and further assistance

If you have had a good look around the library and the Resources pages on our website and can’t find the information you are looking for, our staff are very happy to help you. We can be contacted on email or give us a call on 1800 819 775.

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