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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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Pictures of People With Disabilities

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Positive images of people enjoying all aspects of life while sitting in their wheelchairs have historically been hard to find. But no longer. Rachelle Friedman, who was injured at her own bachelorette party after being playfully pushed into a swimming … 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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