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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 1,500 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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BLOG – Breaking the Bad News

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Nobody likes to deliver bad news, including doctors. When the diagnosis is paralysis, there has been a long history of keeping patients in the dark for fear that knowing the facts will cause patients to give up hope for a … Continue reading

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Interactive Spinal Cord Injury Map

Shows what areas are affected by spinal cord injuries at different levels.
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What is a Spinal Cord Injury?

Learn more about how and why spinal cord injuries result in paralysis.

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