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Educating Children about Disability

Sometimes, disabilities are completely invisible. Other times, like for many people with spinal cord injuries, there’s a visible element – like a wheelchair – which children might look at and focus on. That could either be an awkward and hurtful encounter for all parties, or a positive and happy experience.

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Health and Wellbeing after SCI

Health priorities post-injury change quite considerably. Beyond rehab and initial healing, your diet and lifestyle are some of the biggest factors influencing life after SCI. It’s not a simple case of doing more exercise, though; the changes to your body can make some activities unsuitable. It’s about finding a new balance, a new outlook - and a new way to thrive.

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Disability and Sport: Will the 2012 Paralympics Legacy be Lost in 2020?

The Stoke Mandeville Games were founded by Ludwig Guttmann – a pioneer in spinal cord injury treatment. He believed that sport could elevate disabled people’s self-worth, and improve mental health as much as physical health.

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