Vierra-Lambert Spinal Cord Organization for Regaining Excellence (RVL S.C.O.R.E.)
is a volunteer organization of people whose lives have been touched by
spinal cord injuries. Our purpose is to assist paralyzed individuals toward
independent lives through the sharing of information. Our goals are: to
create programs that help newly injured individuals re-integrate into their
communities, maintain an information network that will provide answers
to practical questions, as well as keeping paralyzed individuals bodies
ready for "The Cure". Our Philosophy is based on an independent
living, help us help ourselves model. While our primary focus is to help
people with a spinal cord injury, we will never loose our recognition that
we are a part of a larger community of people with disabilities and we
will empower all to take actions to achieve their highest level of independence
and personal fulfillment.
24 hour in hospital and in home, personal visits, telephone or e-mail advising
to newly paralyzed individuals and families of their choices regarding
hospital, insurance, and personal care procedures.
local ad placement, screening and hands on training of Personal Care Attendants
to provide specialized care for paralyzed individuals which eases the tension
built between paralyzed individuals and their families, while increasing
their quality of life, independence and personal fulfillment.
in the location of wheelchair accessible transportation, housing, home
modification and special equipment through personal, telephone, e-mail
consultations, and by providing a World Wide Web site that directs paralyzed
individuals, their families, and people with various disabilities to companies
and organizations that provide the desired services and/or products.
peer counseling for newly paralyzed individuals and their families.
our children, paralyzed individuals and the general public on living and
working with the disabled in our community through recreational activities
with paralyzed individuals and their families.
and implementation of a New High-Tec Advanced Therapy Program, which includes
standing, ambulation (walking), physical, occupational, massage, vocational,
and chiropractic therapies, which will help paralyzed individuals maintain
an optimum level of health, while keeping their bodies ready for "The
Cure", save millions of dollars on long term care, and most importantly
avoiding isolation of paralyzed individuals in their own homes or skilled
nursing facilities, while allowing them to become active members of their
communities once again.