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Travel with Confidence

Support us to create the ultimate resource for accessible travel information. Join an online focus group this July and share your experiences

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SIA Triathlon at Dorney Lake Berks 2023

SIA Team Assemble for the Superhero Tri!

This fun, fully accessible and inclusive returns to Windsor on 17 August and we need more superheroes and their sidekicks to join us

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Join our board of trustees

Come and join a growing, future focused and member driven organisation with a burning ambition that every person with a spinal cord injury gets a chance to lead a fulfilled life.

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You've told us what matters to you

Read more in our What Matters 2024 report

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2024 is our 50th year

Use our timeline to find out about key events in our past

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Real lives, real stories

SIA Member, Sally Jones
SIA Member, Sally Jones

On New Year’s Day in 2020, I sustained a spinal cord injury in a horrific motorcycle accident. I was left in a coma and extremely lucky to be alive. When I woke up, I was told the extent of my injuries and that I would never walk again.

During my rehabilitation, I met one of SIA’s support network manager’s, Gary. He had also sustained a spinal cord injury in a motorcycle accident, and it was so helpful to talk to someone who could relate to what I was going through and offer advice, based on his lived experience.

To try and address my pressure ulcer issue, I contacted SIA to ask for support from their SCI clinical specialist team. I was put in touch with Damian. He was so knowledgeable. He talked me through the different steps I could take to reduce the risk of pressure ulcers and together we drafted an Emergency Care Plan.

The support of people like Gary and Damian has enabled me to adjust to all the changes of life after injury. With their support, I get to do more of the things that I love, like spending time with my family, and getting to be me again.”

How we help

In the UK 4,400 people are injured or diagnosed with a spinal cord injury every year. Our range of services support everyone who needs to access expert information, advice and support when they need it most.