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Leading the Charge to Cure Paralysis.
The Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation (SSPF) is leading the charge for a cure for paralysis by funding scientific research, medical treatment, rehabilitation and technological advances. SSPF provides quality of life grants to organizations throughout the country benefiting people with paralysis and other life challenges.
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News

April 10, 2014
Sam Schmidt still defying odds

He stands as a testament to the unlimited power of the mind and the heart, proof that no obstacle can prevent one from having an impactful life.

March 17, 2014
Wheelchair netters serve up inspired play

For a special group of tennis players, it’s all about perseverance and determination in the face of adversity.

January 22, 2014
Spinal cord injuries in young people

Spinal cord injuries often involve young people but few teens and college students understand the potentially life-threatening risks that come with playing many popular sports.

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