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Christmas Appeal – Emerson’s story

Christmas Appeal – Emerson’s story   Donate now and read Emerson’s story below. Life changed dramatically for Emerson’s family on August 15 2016. Aged just 19 months old, he was an extremely energetic toddler who loved nothing more than being active and kicking a ball around. Suddenly unable to bear his own weight, he was […]

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Blog: Michelle’s story: Taking on a family fundraising challenge

Michelle and her family took on an exciting family fundraising challenge to raise funds for our life changing services, joining riders all around the UK in our #NoLimits Ride for Danny – a socially distanced cycling challenge. They set out to ride 50km in one day as a family, to help us make sure we […]

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Blog: Working from home with a spinal cord injury

Read on for a guide by Becky Hill, our former chair of trustees, on her top tips for working from home with a spinal cord injury. As part of the Back Up to Work course we explore flexible forms of working as reasonable adjustments for those newly injured or for those who haven’t worked following […]

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Blog: The Back Up Ball through the years

The Back Up Ball is one of our most popular, longest standing events. It’s a chance for everyone in our community – fundraisers, volunteers, and people with a spinal cord injury – to come together for a night of fun and fundraising. We’ve rounded up some of the most notable Back Up Balls we’ve held […]

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Blog: News: David’s story: Lockdown with a spinal cord injury

Over the past few months, we have all been facing a new normal. The coronavirus pandemic has interrupted lives and created new worries. That’s why we spoke to David, one of our fantastic volunteers who has been helping us transform the lives of people affected by spinal cord injury during the coronavirus pandemic. David told […]

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News: Important information and updates about coronavirus and our services

The team at Back Up are closely monitoring government advice on coronavirus. We know that the situation is changing daily and we will use this page to update you with any changes to our services. We are continuing to look at innovative ways to keep in touch and to keep delivering across our services. Updates […]

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Education resources for children and young people during the coronavirus pandemic

Education resources for children and young people during the coronavirus pandemic Please see below a list of education resources for children and young people with a spinal cord injury during the coronavirus pandemic. This list will be updated as the situation unfolds, so please keep an eye out on here. Resources Emotional literacy support Virtual […]

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Blog: Keeping motivated during school closures

For young people with a spinal cord injury, this is a tricky time. School closures due to Covid-19 have disrupted daily routines, and there is a lot of uncertainty about when life will return to normal. That’s why we spoke to Hannah, one of our young volunteers, who shared with us some of her top […]

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Education life and spinal cord injury

Education life with a spinal cord injury After the temporary hold of this service due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are once again providing this vital service. If you have any questions or want support, please get in touch with our Education Inclusion Coordinator, Jo by email or calling 020 88751805.  Whether you have had […]

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Back Up Ball ticket confirmation

Thank you for purchasing a ticket to the Ball 2021!   You can expect a confirmation email shortly. Please don’t forget to book your accommodation as soon as possible through our very own Hilton hotel booking link which provides all of our guests with a special rate. If you require an accessible room, please book […]

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