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Nothing About Us Without Us | Louise Wright on the ISCOS conference

Our CEO, Louise Wright, recently attended the annual ISCOS conference in Vienna with Will Clark, a volunteer and service user with a high level injury. In her blog, she reflects on how organisations need to support everyone affected by spinal cord injury… 588 more words

Spinal Cord Injury

20 years ago, this happened

A 4WD rolled on a gravel road in rural Western Australia and we were two good friends inside a devastating car accident. From the wreckage of the accident, only one of us walked away, but we remain lifelong friends. 208 more words


Chapter 9 - Red-handed

Only my mom could make me feel guilty. Guilty of what? Of being happy?

I had been so happy concentrating on a task and learning a new skill as my husband and the speech therapists cheered me on. 3,014 more words

Axel Dreams

Gut bacteria can aid recovery from spinal cord injury, study suggests | ESIST

Disrupting the gut microbiome with antibiotics before spinal cord injury (bottom) increases the number of inflammatory cells (brown) in the damaged region of the spine. 519 more words


Can I have a rainbow without greed?

An intimate conversation, like we shared, is dangerous for me. As I listened to you talk, I danced with a devil buried deep and became wanton for things I had to give up, like thrusts of lust and love-like kisses, a connection married people often miss.  55 more words

Creative Writing

#11: What causes spinal cord injury? My tips on preventative measures.

According to http://spinalinjuryalliance.com.au/, approximately 80% of newly reported SCI cases are due to traumatic injury caused by an accident. Over 12,000 people in Australia have a spinal cord injury. 274 more words