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SCI Forum Schedule

Wednesday, October 27, 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

My Parent Has a Spinal Cord Injury: Growing Up in the Wheel World

For parents with a spinal cord injury, many complex questions can arise from life with children. If they were born after their parent’s injury, when do they notice that their parent is different? If they were old enough to remember the injury, how did they cope with the life changes? In what ways have their lives been different from their peers? Join us as we speak with a panel of people raised by a parent with a spinal cord injury. Evan Roberts and Gavin Long will give a perspective of those born after their parent’s injury, while Emily Gall lived through the experience of her father’s initial SCI. They will discuss the ways in which having a parent with SCI has been beneficial, difficult, bittersweet, and has shaped their lives. Whether you have kids now, are considering having children, or just have questions about parenting with SCI, we welcome you to join this forum.

The forum will be available virtually on Zoom

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