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Sexual Health after Spinal Cord Injury (general)
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Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) is one of the nation's leading fertility clinics, providing a wide variety of infertility treatments ranging from basic care to the most advanced in vitro fertilization (IVF) technology available. 
Disabilityresources.org Links to articles on sexuality after injury. 
ICORD and Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Center Information on sexual health and issues after spinal cord injury. 
Infertility Center of St. Louis Over the last 32 years, Sherman J. Silber, M.D., has pioneered most of the “miracle” infertility treatments now accepted around the world for male as well as female infertility.
Intimate Rider Position aids for couples who refuse to allow physical challenges get in the way.
Louis Calder Memorial Library of the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center Information on sexuality after spinal cord injury. 
Sexual Health Network Resource for sexual health information.  
SCIRE Clinical Practice Guidelines on a variety of topics including sexual health after SCI.  
Stanley Ducharme, PhD. Articles and resources compiled and written by spinal cord injury and sexual rehabilitation therapist.
United Spinal Association: Action Article about advances in research regarding sexuality after SCI. 
University of Colorado Denver Advanced Reproductive Medicine The Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine specializes in the evaluation and treatment of infertility and reproductive disorders.
Women’s Sexual Health
Mobilewomen.org At mobileWOMEN .org you have a very valuable resource:  other women in similar circumstances who have learned from experience.  You also have access to knowledgeable people in fields of special interest plus the opportunity to ask advice from experienced nurses.  Women in wheelchairs share and learn.  This is a place where we unite to empower, inspire, and enrich each others’ lives.
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Women’s Health Center A community service program of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), run by women with disabilities in collaboration with health care providers. Our mission is to promote the safety and dignity of women and girls with disabilities by advocating for full access to quality healthcare and support services. The Center's services and programs empower women and girls with disabilities to practice self-determination in achieving lifelong physical and emotional wellness. 
Spinal Cord Injury Information Network Women's Health and Sexual Function after a Spinal Cord Injury.  Offers an overview of women’s sexuality after spinal cord injury. 
Websites for Erectile Dysfunction Information
Viagra
Cialis
Caverject
Muse
Levitra
Transcutaneous Mechanical Nerve Stimulation We collaborate with leading medical institutions in the research and development of non-invasive products to facilitate ejaculation and the treatment of male infertility, using penile vibratory stimulation - PVS (also designated TMNS - Transcutaneous Mechanical Nerve Stimulation). 
Vacuum Therapy Impoaid by Encore
Books

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Sex and Science

by Mary Roach (Author)
Paperback: 333 pages
Publisher: Canongate Books
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9781847672261

The Disabled Woman’s Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

By Judith Rogers
Paperback: 532 pages
Publisher: Demos Health; 2nd edition (June 10, 2005)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1932603085
ISBN-13: 978-1932603088

Enabling Romance: A Guide to Love, Sex and Relationships for People with Disabilities (and the People who Care About Them)

by Ken Kroll (Author)
Paperback: 218 pages
Publisher: No Limits Communications (November 1, 2001)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0971284202
ISBN-13: 978-0971284203

Good Vibrations Guide to Sex

By C. Winks and A. Semans
Paperback: 325 pages
Publisher: Cleis Press; 3rd edition (November 11, 2002)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1573441589
ISBN-13: 978-1573441582

Is Fred Dead? A Manual on Sexuality for Men with Spinal Cord Injuries

by Robert W. Baer (Author)
Paperback: 114 pages
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. (March 2004)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0805964444
ISBN-13: 978-0805964448

New Male Sexuality

By Bernie Zibergeld
Paperback: 432 pages
Publisher: Bantam; Rev Sub edition (July 6, 1999)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9780553380422
ISBN-13: 978-0553380422
ASIN: 0553380427

Passionate Marriage

By David Schnarch
Paperback: 432 pages
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks (May 15, 1998)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9780805058260
ISBN-13: 978-0805058260
ASIN: 0805058265

Reclaiming your Sexual Self: How you can bring desire back into your life

By Kathryn Hall
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Wiley (July 14, 2004)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9780471274278
ISBN-13: 978-0471274278
ASIN: 0471274275

Recovery of your Self-Esteem: A Guide for Women

By: Carolynn Hillman
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Fireside; First Edition edition (June 1, 1992)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0671-738185
ISBN-13: 978-0671738136
ASIN: 0671738135

Resurrecting Sex

By David Schnarch
Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks (August 5, 2003)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9780060931780
ISBN-13: 978-0060931780
ASIN: 0060931787

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

By John Gottman
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press; 1 edition (May 16, 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0609805797
ISBN-13: 978-0609805794

Sexual Function in People with Disability and Chronic Illness: A Health Professional’s Guide

By M.L. Sipski and C.J. Alexander
Hardcover: 651 pages
Publisher: Aspen Publishers; illustrated edition edition (January 15, 1997)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0834208865
ISBN-13: 978-0834208865

Sexuality after Spinal Cord Injury: Answers to Your Questions

by Stanley H. Ducharme, Ph.D. (Author), Kathleen M. Gill, Ph.D. (Author)
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company (October 1996)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1557662657
ISBN-13: 978-1557662651

Sexuality & Disability

by Maddie Blackburn (Author)
Paperback: 216 pages
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann; 4 edition (June 15, 2002)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0750622520
ISBN-13: 978-0750622523

Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships (Not SCI Focused)

by Robert W. Firestone (Author), Lisa A. Firestone (Author), Joyce Catlett (Author)
Hardcover: 338 pages
Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA); 1 edition (October 30, 2005)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1591472865
ISBN-13: 978-1591472865

The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability: For All of Us Who Live with Disabilities, Chronic Pain, and Illness

by Miriam Kaufman (Author), Cory Silverberg (Author), Fran Odette (Author)
Paperback: 360 pages
Publisher: Cleis Press; 2nd edition (November 28, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1573443042
ISBN-13: 978-1573443043

Videos
Intimate Relationships & SCI (patient video) Available from GF Strong Rehab Centre, 604-734-1313
Talking about Sexual Issues & SCI (staff video) Available from GF Strong Rehab Centre, 604-734-1313
Sexuality Reborn (1994) Available from Kessler Rehab Institute, 800-435-8866
Articles
Meet the Sexperts General Information
Tantra and Sex: Beyond the Medical Model General Information
Committed Couples I New Mobility Cover Story
Committed Couples II New Mobility Cover Story
Dating and Romance New Mobility Cover Story
First Dates: True Love Has to Start Somewhere, Doesn't It? New Mobility Cover Story
How Sexy Is Your Brain New Mobility Cover Story
Dating and Disabled: My Life as a Love Columnist United Spinal Association: Action Online Magazine
Aging and Sexuality Paraplegia News Cover Story
Perimenopause: What is it? Does SCI impact women who have it? Paraplegia News Cover Story
The New Female Sexuality: Part I Paraplegia News Cover Story

Last Updated: August 1, 2013