Questions about Marriage & Children After SCI

People marry, have children and raise families after a spinal cord injury. Watch personal videos about family life after SCI.

How long have you been married or together?

Darren
Injured in 1993 at age 20, Quadriplegic

Gail
Partner or spouse injured in 1974 at age 26, Paraplegic

Jack
Injured in 1974 at age 26, Paraplegic

Nick
Injured in 1995 at age 17, Quadriplegic

How has your relationship with your spouse or partner changed?

Mary Ellen
Daughter injured in 2005 at age 15, Quadriplegic

Suzzi
Partner or spouse injured in 1995 at age 17, Quadriplegic

Mike
Injured in 2004 at age 41, Paraplegic

Ginger
Injured in 1984 at age 44, Quadriplegic

How did your family and friends react to your marriage?

Gail
Partner or spouse injured in 1974 at age 26, Paraplegic

Harry
Injured in 1974 at age 19, Quadriplegic

Suzzi
Partner or spouse injured in 1995 at age 17, Quadriplegic

Rose
Partner or spouse injured in 2007 at age 22, Paraplegic

Do you have children?

Harry
Injured in 1974 at age 19, Quadriplegic

Stephanie
Injured in 1994 at age 26, Paraplegic

Rose
Partner or spouse injured in 2007 at age 22, Paraplegic

Andre
Injured in 2007 at age 22, Quadriplegic

How has the injury affected your parenting?

Jorge
Injured in 1978 at age 11, Paraplegic

Bill
Injured in 1970 at age 8 months, Paraplegic

Gail
Partner or spouse injured in 1974 at age 26, Paraplegic

Jack
Injured in 1974 at age 26, Paraplegic