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Questions about Going Home After Spinal Cord Injury

Transitioning back to daily life is difficult for everyone after a new spinal cord injury. Watch families share tips about how they adapted their homes to make them accessible for Spinal Cord Injury living.

How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?

Darren
Injured in 1993 at age 20, Quadriplegic

Riveria
Son injured in 1997 at age 24, Quadriplegic

Antonio
Injured in 1994 at age 19, Quadriplegic

Carol Ann
Son injured in 1993 at age 20, Quadriplegic

What was the hardest part about coming home?

Sue
Son injured in 2004 at age 10, Quadriplegic

Hector
Injured in 1979 at age 19, Paraplegic

John
Son injured in 1985 at age 22, Quadriplegic

Mary Ellen
Daughter injured in 2005 at age 15, Quadriplegic

Do you live independently?

Jose
Injured in 2008 at age 23, Quadriplegic

Michelle
Injured in 2002 at age 21, Quadriplegic

Christopher
Injured in 1980 at age 16, Quadriplegic

Megan
Injured in 1995 at age 18, Paraplegic