But you don't look disabled..
3 August 2023
Wheelchairs have an instant association with disability, but what if your spinal cord injury (SCI) is a hidden one? How does this affect the general public’s perception of your SCI and crucially, your access to services.
26 July 2023
With Disability Pride Month in July, our trustee Mark Henderson looks back at the immeasurable impact two activists have had on the disability landscape, and why we are still fighting today
28 April 2023
Meet Susie Wood – SIA’s very own occupational therapist (OT) working as part of our clinical specialist team. Here Susie explains what OT is and what benefits it offers SCI people.
Body image and acceptance after spinal cord injury
28 April 2023
Self-love coach, nutritionist and yoga teacher, Casey Gemma, shares how her body image changed following SCI and how she has found acceptance of her new physique.
Religious fasting and spinal cord injury
3 March 2023
With Ramadan now in progress we spoke with Firas Sarhan, SCI Clinical Nurse Specialist at Stoke Mandeville Hospital regarding fasting and what to consider if you are spinal cord injured.
One man, two accidents, three world record attempts
17 January 2023
When Dan Metcalfe had not one, but two accidents that left him paralysed (T8-T10 complete), his attention turned to scuba diving and…