Blog

Read inspiring blogs from people with spinal cord injury and their family members, as well as volunteers, supporters and staff members. If you would like to write a blog about your experiences, please email our communications team.

Luke in his living room at home

Rich’s story: Becoming a wheelchair skills trainer

In 2009, Rich was on an exciting holiday in Cyprus with a group of close Read more

Shelley and other participants on Next Steps course

Shelley’s story: Becoming an occupational therapist

On Friday 15th November 2013, I was driving to work as usual. It was a Read more

Katy with other participants on Skills for Independence course

Katy’s story: A new beginning

In October 2005, I was working as a primary school teacher.  One day, I was Read more

Participants on City Skills course

Catherine’s story: Confidence is everything

In 1993, Catherine was just embarking on the start of her adult life when she Read more

Moving Forwards

Mark’s story: My first solo flight

In August 2016, Mark was preparing to attend the Moving Forwards course Read more

Sarah’s story: My journey with Sam

We were rolled into the world of spinal cord injury in December 2009 when our Read more

Holly’s story: My first trip without my parents

My first time travelling without my mum was one of the most overwhelming things I’ve Read more

Jacques’s Top Travel Tips

Booking accommodation – is it really accessible? Don’t be scared to use mainstream tools like Read more

Alex’s story: Finding my first job

I’ve never had a job before. I was in formal education until 2014 when I graduated Read more

Wheelchair dance sport is for everyone

We recently spoke to Elaine Ball, a wheelchair dance sport instructor from Read more