Associations

Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals (ASCIP)
ASCIP is a not for profit incorporated association comprised of 4 professional sections: American Paraplegia Society (APS), Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses (ASCIN), Psychologists and Social Workers (PSW) and Therapy Leadership Council (TLC).

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)
ARN recognizes that rehabilitation nurses go above and beyond in caring for their patients every day. Our membership includes more than 5,600 professional nurses who together form a community singularly devoted to advancing and promoting rehabilitation nursing in a variety of practice settings, including nursing schools, acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation units/hospitals, long term care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and home health agencies. The wealth of knowledge and information our community of nurses share is extensive.

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
APTA is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 80,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
AOTA is the national professional association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy and to improve the quality of occupational therapy services.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 150,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists and speech, language, and hearing scientists.

National Hispanic Medical Association
This non-profit association represents the interests of 45,000 licensed Hispanic physicians in the United States. NHMA is dedicated to empowering Hispanic physicians to be leaders who will help eliminate health disparities and improve the health of Hispanics. NHMA's vision is to be the national leader to improve the health of Hispanic populations.

An Association of Members of the Accessibility Industry
AEMA is a non-profit organization formed in 1990 to meet the needs of the accessibility equipment manufacturers, distributors and end users.

American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA)
The ASIA is a multidisciplinary organization of health care professionals devoted to the care of individuals who have sustained a spinal cord injury.

National Rehabilitation Counselor Association (NRCA)
NRCA is the largest national organization representing rehabilitation counselors practicing in a variety of work settings: private non-profit agencies, hospital medical settings, educational programs, private-for-profit businesses, state/federal agencies, private practice, unions, and others.