Latest Spinal Cord Injury News
Read the latest news and developments concerning Spinal Cord Injury and the legal world below.
In the past five years, the number of children with special needs being home schooled has risen by 57% in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In August 2017, the UN criticised the UK government for failing to uphold disabled people’s rights across a range of areas - including education.Read more
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