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.

Mariam on our Back Up to Work course in Manchester

Mariam’s Q & A: Opening my world

Our Front Row event has raised over £150,000 since it started 5 years ago. Read more

Lisa’s story: I’m still me

Lisa, aged 45, is one of our team of exceptional mentors who uses her personal Read more

Joe at the top of Mount Snowdon with his Snowdon Push team

World Spinal Cord Injury Day | Joe’s story

For World Spinal Cord Injury Day this year, we're proposing a theme of #YesWeCan to Read more

Mary on the Belfast City Skills course

World Spinal Cord Injury Day | Mary’s story

For World Spinal Cord Injury Day this year, we're proposing a theme of #YesWeCan to Read more

Luke at home, sitting in his garden

World Spinal Cord Injury Day | Luke’s story

For World Spinal Cord Injury Day this year, we're proposing a theme of #YesWeCan to Read more

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