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Spinal Cord Injury and work

Getting Work after a Spinal Cord Injury

Employment for people with spinal cord injuries can be difficult to find. But with evolving workplaces, enabling technologies and a new world of self-employment, opportunities are more plentiful than ever. There’s still a lot to tackle - in this post, Aspire Law looks not only at the obstacles but at the ways people re-enter the workforce after a spinal cord injury.

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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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spinal cord injury myths

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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