GBC Holiday Party
Dec
15
11:00 AM11:00

GBC Holiday Party

Did someone say ugly sweater contest? Come have some fun with us at our second annual holiday party! It is a potluck style lunch, So bring your favorite holiday dish or dessert. We will have some other fun things happening including our very own Santa…. Don't miss out! Like all of our events this is a family friendly party so please bring your kids. Located at Spaulding Charlestown on the first floor in Conference Room A.

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Spinal Source: Bowel and Bladder Management
Nov
17
11:00 AM11:00

Spinal Source: Bowel and Bladder Management

At this Spinal Source we learn about ins and outs of bowel and bladder management from Paul Chang, Urology Account Manager at Byram Healthcare. Bowel and bladder management is one of the most important things to lead a healthy lifestyle. After the presentation join us for a group conversation and social hour. Located at Spaulding Charlestown on the first floor in Conference Room A. Light refreshments will be provided.

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The Splendor of the Visible
Nov
15
9:30 AM09:30

The Splendor of the Visible

Joe Murphy, One of our mentors will be showing is beautiful painting in a show called 'The Splendor of the Visible' at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 2nd floor, starting November 15th. Please come out and witness his talent as an accomplished artist, that also happens to have a spinal cord injury.

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Nov
8
6:30 PM18:30

SNERSCIC Knowledge in Motion- Shaping the Spinal Cord Injury Research Landscape

November 8, 2018. 6:30-8:00PM. Spaulding New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center (SNERSCIC) invites you out to Spaulding Charlestown for a presentation on Shaping the Spinal Cord Injury Research Landscape: How Consumers Can Make a Difference. Spaulding Rehabilitation Network Join us! Contact us at jmin5@partners.org or (617) 952-6173 for more info!

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Oct
20
11:00 AM11:00

Spinal Source: Adaptive Driving

Join us in learning everything there is to know about the process of getting your license after a spinal cord injury or disorder. From getting doctor's approval to picking out the right modification or devices. After the presentation stick around for a social hour! Located at Spaulding Charlestown on the first floor in Conference Room A. Light refreshments will be served

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Sep
26
12:00 PM12:00

SCI Awareness Day

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 12-1:00 PM Massachusetts Statehouse Hall of Flags (Great Hall Enclosed Room)

  • We are a collaboration of Massachusetts rehabilitation facilities, consumer organizations, legislators, scientists, researchers, policymakers, and advocates working toward a common goal to increase awareness and funding for spinal cord injury.

  • Goal:  our goal to increase funding was achieved. Actual numbers will be announced 9/26. We need to continue to show our legislators in human terms the value of their commitment.

  • Please join us at the Statehouse to show your support and inform lawmakers about SCI. A buffet lunch will be available.

  • For handicap parking and access contact: Ilda DaMota-Dillon 617-722-1551(Please provide plate number).

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Sep
21
to Sep 23

Abilities Expo Boston

ABILITIES EXPO: WICKED AWESOME
FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For nearly 40 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life. Where else can you discover ability-enhancing products and services, play a few adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and only scratch the surface of what Abilities Expo has to offer? Register for free today.

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Stroll and Roll
Sep
16
11:00 AM11:00

Stroll and Roll

Come join us for a relaxing picnic at Berry Pond (700 Berry Pond Road, North Andover, Massachusetts) a short Stroll and Roll on DCR Harold Parker State Forest's inclusive use trail. Overlooking Berry Pond, this trail uses crushed stone to allow most wheelchairs access to this beautiful area. Lunch will be potluck style so bring your favorite dish or dessert. We will have a few off-road wheelchairs that can be used by those who would like to try something different then your own wheelchair. If you have a bike or off-road wheelchair feel free to bring it. Please RSVP to sciboston@aol.com or 617-952-5643. 
This is event is free, but we ask you to make a donation to our non-profit organization at www.sciboston.org we never charge for our services and operate solely on donations. Thank you and hope to see you on the trail! 
-Greater Boston Chapter of the United Spinal Association

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