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.

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

Gillian’s story: Broken but not out

An accident changed the life of Gillian Fowler, founder of charity Read more

Healthy life with a high level spinal cord injury

We spoke to five people with a high level spinal cord injury about their experiences and Read more

Ella’s Story: My first 5K

I didn’t agree to the Supernova lightly, as the idea of pushing 5k felt like Read more