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8 Misconceptions About Life With Paralysis

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Just three short years ago I was ignorant to the realities of paralysis. I didn’t know what it meant to have a spinal cord injury or what that world was like. A world that I never imagined I would be a part of at such a young age. After my story hit the media, people […]

November 25, 2016

Parenting with a visual impairment

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Vicky Prahin, who is visually impaired, is an instructor at The Hadley School for the Blind in Winnetka, Illinois, USA. She describes the parenting courses currently offered by the school. The Hadley School for the Blind has offered distance education courses for 85 years. We have students around the globe, studying everything from English and […]

November 16, 2016

Fertility treatment for men with spinal injuries

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Two men with spinal injuries – Jim Barker, from Surrey, England and Brian Hucker from Bicester, England – each describe their experiences of fertility treatment.  I am 28 and my wife Claire Is 27. I have a T12 spinal Injury as a result of an accident at work four years ago and the doctors were […]

November 15, 2016

Practical Guide to Equipment for parents with SCI

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The Spinal Outreach Team (SPOT) developed this booklet in conjunction with final year occupational therapy students from the University of Queensland, in consultation with parents with spinal cord injury (SCI), health professionals and support organizations. A literature search of articles from the last 10 years found limited practical information available, so this booklet emphasizes practical […]

November 14, 2016

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