Latest Spinal Cord Injury News
Read the latest news and developments concerning Spinal Cord Injury and the legal world below.
Spinal cord injury can happen at any age; even to small children. Statistically, young people between 16 and 30 years old are more likely to be injured, and some reports place the mode (most common) age people sustain their injury to be 19 years old. That’s university age - and while education might not be on everyone’s mind at that time in their lives, it has become one of the most common and rewarding avenues to pursue after injury, at any age.Read more
- New data estimates that 2,500 people are injured or diagnosed with a spinal cord injury every year, not 1,000 as previously thought
- Increased support to spinal cord injured people now urgent, say charities
There’s an assumption that disability takes away your need to express yourself in any other way than being disabled, and that luxury isn’t accessible.
This assumption extends to having your own sense of style.
It’s completely untrue that disability and style aren’t compatible - and spinal cord injury certainly shouldn’t stop anyone from expressing themselves through fashion, design and the tech they want to use.Read more