Resources Library News March 2021


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. 


Assistive Technology Suppliers Australia


Canadian Abilities Foundation

  • Abilities Spring 2021
    • At the interface between man and machine
    • I've seen the future and it is accessible
    • How to build a better bathroom
    • and more....

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




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


NDIS News from


New Mobility (United Spinal Association, US)

  • Biweekley newsletter 17 March 2021
    • New Power Chair is Designed to Maneuver Through the Tightest of Spaces
    • 10 Step Guide to Accessible Gardening
    • and more...
  • Biweekly newsletter 2 March 2021
    • The fight for the right wheelchair
    • NM Live: Interview with Cory Lee
    • ‘Own It’ With Regan Linton - all about taking control and finding new solutions and ideas to empower you to live life to the fullest
    • and more...

the Spin (Spinal Cord Injuries, BC

  • Spring 2021
    • Keeping the pressure on - An international team of researchers has made an important breakthrough in the search for a treatment for dangerously low blood pressure (BP) in people with SCI
    • and more.....

Spire (AQA Victoria)


Topic of the month.

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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  • creating your own reading lists
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  • and lots more.... 

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