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)


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 
  • Click here to find out more about what we do for children and young people

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 Beth or give us a call on 020 8875 1805