Latest Spinal Cord Injury News

 

Read the latest news and developments concerning Spinal Cord Injury and the legal world below.

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Life After SCI - From Rehab To Rediscovering

After spinal cord injury, everything changes. What everyone wants to know is what life is going to be like after a spinal cord injury - the physical, occupational and emotional challenges ahead.

No one can answer with absolute certainty. Spinal cord injuries are different and unpredictable. No two people will have the same experience, so it’s hard to be prepared for a future you had never imagined.

Rehabilitation is the first step in the recovery process - helping people return, as much as possible, to independent living.

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Better Transport for Disabled People

Public transport in the UK is not currently serving people with disabilities well enough. Railway stations and trains are rarely accessible to people with reduced mobility without assistance.

Current Transport Shortfalls

Trains are some of the worst offenders when it comes to accessible transport. Millions of people rely on trains every day. For some people, it’s their only way of getting around.

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Best Accessible and Assistive Technology

The groundbreaking work of engineers, scientists and everyday people has produced life-changing technology for individuals with spinal cord injuries.

AI assistants have improved the independence of some people who would have previously had to rely on families and carers for certain tasks. While there’s still a lot of work to do, some of the advances have been truly outstanding.

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