United Spinal hosted a peer mentor training session at Helen Hayes Rehabilitation Hospital. Attendees included those who have overcome the challenges of living spinal cord injury (SCI), traumatic brain injury, and other disabilities.
Finding the right job is a challenge for most people. When you’re living with a spinal cord injury it can be ten times more difficult. We put together a list of some of the common barriers to employment for people with disabilities, along with solutions that can help remove them.
A C5-6 SCI at 14 only increased his desire to build an exoskeleton, and today he lives a dual life that Stark would envy: CEO of an assistive device company by day, designer/inventor by night.
In recognition of Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, we’re taking a moment to honor some of the game changers and innovators who make United Spinal’s diverse community truly amazing.