Latest Spinal Cord Injury News
Read the latest news and developments concerning Spinal Cord Injury and the legal world below.
There are some things about spinal cord injury that are undeniably true - but there’s plenty of half-truths, misconceptions and full-blown myths floating around. These misconceptions are easy enough to settle with education and myths can be dispelled by shedding a little light on the reality. Here are some of the top assumptions made about people with SCI - and the reality behind them.
People With a Spinal Cord Injury Can’t Have Babies
This one’s not true - while not without some challenges, people with spinal cord injuries have babies all the time!Read more
The wheelchair is the international symbol for disability - it’s a curious choice of symbol, considering that while 15% of the population are people with disabilities, less than 0.1% of the population has a spinal cord injury.Read more
It’s Our Lives is the latest book in Aspire and Aspire Law’s It’s My Life book series.
Following on from the first two books, It’s My Life and It’s My Life 2, this third outing shares a collection of inspiring stories from the friends and families of people paralysed by spinal cord injury.
These stories help give strength and insight to people with SCI and their families.
The book launch is at 2pm on Thursday 9th November, at The National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.Read more