The Arkansas Spinal Cord Commission is pleased to announce that it will now hold its biennial spinal cord injury/disability conference on Thursday, October 21, 2021. The conference will be held at the Benton Event Center located at 17322 I-30, Benton, AR 72019.
The mission of Promoting Positive Emotions (PPE), a Crisis Counseling Program, is to help individuals and communities mentally and emotionally recover from disasters such as the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Crisis Counseling services are free to Arkansas residents and can easily be provided via video or phone for those who don't feel comfortable with in-facility visits.
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At the Arkansas Spinal Cord Commission, one of our primary goals is to "advocate for the needs of people with spinal cord disabilities." As such, we network with other agencies in order to do just that. One of those agencies is the Governor’s Commission on People with Disabilities (GCPD).
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Camp Aldersgate is working on virtual camps for this Summer in order to keep campers safe. This includes Spina Bifida Camp. You can find their official response letter linked below. Follow them on Facebook or visit their website for updates. We will also be sending out letters to eligible campers for this year to provide updated information.
Arkansas Spinal Cord Foundation (ASCF) announces the Sandra Turner Memorial Scholarships for 2020 with a “CALL FOR APPLICATIONS.” We encourage those wanting to further their education to apply. ASCF’s mission is to improve the quality of life for persons with spinal cord injuries and those who live with challenges associated with spinal cord diseases such as Spina Bifida, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, and Spinal Spondylosis.
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The Arkansas Department of Health is looking for volunteers to assist in the COVID-19 outbreak response. Would you like to volunteer? If so, we need your name, address, phone number, and license/specialty. You would only be called if the need arises in your location and specialty area. Please send us the above info at email@example.com! Thank you and take care!
The 2020 Arkansas Trauma Rehabilitation Symposium has been canceled.
This event was scheduled for May 14-15 in North Little Rock. It will not be held this year in order to protect the health and safety of attendees and speakers during the COVID-19 outbreak.
As the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, begins affecting Arkansans, we want to make sure you know where to go for the latest information and resources. See the links below to pages from ADH and CDC for this info. We're also attaching guidelines from the CDC on decreasing the spread of COVID-19.
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