Online Disability Communities and Support Groups

Online Disability Communities and Support Groups

Apparelyzed Apparelyzed is a free spinal cord injury peer support website run by individuals with spinal cord injuries. 

Backbones  BACKBONES provides free support for people with spinal cord injury and their families. Through their network they facilitate telephone, in-person, or web-based connections and encourage growth by the sharing of experiences and ideas.

Beauty Ability Celebrating the beauty in everyone.

CF Living a support community for those with Cystic Fybrosis.

Chronic Illness and Disability Positivity, Honesty and happiness in Chronic Illness and Disability. A Flickr Community.

Disability Today NetworkThe Disability Community's Social Media Network is a disability community connecting professionals in a revolutionary new way.

FacingDisability A community for families facing Spinal Cord Injury.

HeyCrip Explore and share awesome ways to improve our challenging lives.

Instapeer An app for those going through cancer treatment, connecting patients with a support network.

Quantum Rehab A brochure for Quantum Speak Out, a community outreach and disability awareness program, whose goal is to help promote the importance of embracing diversity in the community at large and encouraging the success of all abilities.

They offer highly respected speakers and personalities with disabilities, sharing with groups, their enlightening presentations of living successfully with challenges.

Spinal Cord Injury Mentorship Program A rehabilitation program that doesn’t just focus on the physical attributes of recovering from a Spinal Cord Injury but also making sure individuals understand their specific injury and how to manage a variety of obstacles and challenges, as well, through a mentorship program.

SCI CareCure Community CareCure Community is a forum for people with Spinal Cord Injuries.

SCI Care - The art and science of managing therapies, routines, medication, supplies, equipment and everything else needed to maintain the spinal injured person in top health.

SCI Cure - Therapies that restore function in Spinal Cord Injury and related conditions.

CareCure has over 70 forums with discuss on everything from Life to Legislation & Advocacy, from sports and travel to pain, from computers and politics. They discuss it all!! 

SCI and Sex Spinal Cord Sex and Intimacy Forum and Community

Spinalpedia SPINALpedia is a social mentoring network and video archive that allows the spinal cord injury community to motivate each other with the knowledge and triumphs gained from our individual experiences.

StupidCancer Stupid Cancer is a non-profit organization that empowers those affected by young adult cancer through innovative and award-winning programs and services.

Streetsie The Mad Spaz Club; A Disability Community.

Wheel-Life Peer Support Group This is an article of how support groups are beneficial and it has a list of different support groups for people with MS, SCI or Spina Bifida.


UnitedSpinal A community of over 40,000- includes people living with SCI/D, family members and friends, over 40 chapters and over 160 support groups, caregivers, care providers, medical facilities, businesses, and other interested parties.

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