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Spinal Cord Injury and Education

Spinal Cord Injury and Education: What's the Impact?

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.

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Common Myths about Spinal Cord Injuries

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!

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WHO Report - International Perspectives on Spinal Cord Injury

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.

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