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A Spinal Cord Injury Affects the Entire Family

FacingDisability was specifically created to connect families who suddenly have to deal with a spinal cord injury with other people like them. Our website has more than 1,000 videos of family members answering real-life questions about how they cope with a spinal cord injury.

It’s a first-of-its-kind Internet-based effort to collect life experiences surrounding spinal cord injuries and bring them to the world.

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Giving Thanks

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Jeff was a veteran writer on disability issues, a longtime movie reviewer and film historian as well as a regular contributor to FacingDisability.com. Jeff was also a C-5/6 quad, who was injured in 1979 at age 17. We are proud … Continue reading

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