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    Women on Wheels (WoW) Support Group

Warriors on Wheels (WOW) Support Group

January 19th: Pregnant while in a wheelchair and dealing with a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) @7pm CST

The third Tuesday of every month we meet to discuss and educate each other on relevant topics that can enhance our live to become more independent and free. We are starting out this new year with Pregnancy while in a wheelchair while dealing with a SCI. We start  at 7pm CST we will be discussing bowel and bladder while pregnant, prenatal care, High risk pregnancies and prescription drugs while pregnant. Please join us as we discuss best healthy practices and educate about what to expect when pregnant in a wheelchair.

To get a snapshot of what we will be discussing please watch this video:

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Meeting ID: 840 0863 6158
Passcode: WOW




Project Awaken presents Warriors on Wheels (WoW) support group the third Tuesday of the month @ 7pm CST. This support group is for women and men who use wheelchairs that want to get out and take action!! Take actions to enhance their own and other’s lives by building a supportive community that pushes each other to become unstoppable in the lives we want to live. Some events we will split between men and women for privacy. These groups will have the women’s section to start at 7pm and the men’s at 8pm.  

Topic: WoW (Warriors on wheels) Support Group
Time:Every month on the Third Tue @ 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 840 0863 6158
Passcode: WOW

This is the current schedule and topics. Third Tuesday of the month @ 7pm CST

January 19– Pregnancy in a wheelchair while dealing with a spinal cord injury (SCI) 

February 16– Dating and sex after SCI. Women will meet at 7 pm and men at 8 pm.

March 16– Medical trials and specialized equipment for neural recovery – example: FES bike, Exoskeleton.

April  20– Accessible places to go in Chicago and surrounding areas- hopefully we will be past most covid restrictions. 

After we present our educational pieces we will take on two personal challenges each month, which we will recieve support from another WoW participant.

All meetings will be recorded and added to the Project Awaken Website with resource links.

Other future topics are How to become a para- athlete in the olympics, UTi’s and bladder control etc.. Please contact us if you have subject suggestions. 


Candy at the Adaptive adventures beach party. Candy is always trying new things and seeing what is helpful for her recovery. She attends several meetings and workouts through the month to push her limits and find what feels comfortable

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