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.

Tony on a day out to the beach

Tony’s story: I’m looking forward to life

In 2013, Tony was enjoying life. He had his own flat, an active lifestyle and Read more

Rachel and her mother Angela at fundraising concert Chords for Cords

Rachel’s story: A new outlook

In late 2015, Rachel was involved in a road traffic accident in Ireland and, as Read more

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