Children and young people with spinal cord injury



Olympic diver, Tom Daley introduces Ben Cook, a young man affected by spinal cord injury and user of Back Up services (Courtesy of BBC Children in Need)

Check out our February under 18 service newsletter here

 

Are you aged under 18?

 

At Back Up we know that life with spinal cord injury can sometimes be hard for you and your family, but we believe it shouldn't stop you from getting the most out of life.  That's why we're here to help.

We can:

  • Match you up with a mentor who also has a spinal cord injury
  • Get you on an activity courses
  • Help you to be fully included in everything at your school 

Read about the experiences of young people going back to school after a spinal cord injury




Watch Toby's story: Toby developed a spinal cord injury following illness, aged 3, he's now supported by Back Up 
 
Get involved!

 

Volunteering opportunities for young people

 

Supporting the people around you

We can also support your parents and support your school



Get in touch

For further information email Stef or give us a call on 020 8875 1805