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Spinal Injuries Ireland

Spinal Injuries Ireland is the only dedicated support agency for people who have sustained a life changing spinal cord injury and their families. The World Health Organisation acknowledges a spinal cord injury as one of the most devastating injuries that a person can sustain however with the right supports and services, people can continue to live the lives they imagined prior to injury.

A spinal cord injury can happen to anyone at any stage either traumatically (car accident, sport, adventure) or non traumatically (stroke, cancer).

In Ireland 76% of people with a SCI are unemployed and 40% live on or below the poverty line. Spinal Injuries Ireland provide a nationwide service working with people on a one to one basis to increase social inclusion through education, work, social or sport.

Spinal Injuries Ireland relies on fundraising for 60% of its funding

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