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Spinal Injuries

If your child is affected by a medical condition or disability we can help. Call our freephone helpline on 0808 808 3555 to get information, support and advice. You can also browse our range of parent guides on aspects of caring for a disabled child in our resource library.

To meet other parents see support groups below or meet other parents online at community.cafamily.org.uk

We no longer hold a description of Spinal Injuries. You may find it more helpful to search for a particular or specific condition in our online medical information instead.

Other UK sites with trusted health information:

NHS Choices
www.nhs.uk

Patient UK
www.patient.co.uk

Although alternative links have been selected with great care, Contact a Family cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or errors. Alternative information providers comply with the Information Standard and give details of their quality control procedures on their website, which includes review of information by a qualified medical professional.

Is there support?

Spinal Injuries Association

Advice line: 0800 980 0501
Email: adviceline@spinal.co.uk
www.spinal.co.uk

The Association is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1054097. It provides information and support to spinal cord injured people, their families and health care professionals. 

Group details last updated August 2014.

Spinal Injuries Scotland

Information Line: 0800 0132 305
Email: info@sisonline.org
www.sisonline.org

The Organisation is a Registered Charity in Scotland No. SC015405. It provides information and support for new and long-term spinal cord injured people, their relatives and friends, along with those involved in the management, care and rehabilitation of the injury. 

Group details last updated August 2014.

The Backup Trust

Tel: 020 8875 1805
Email: louise@backuptrust.org.uk
www.backuptrust.org.uk

The Trust is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1072216 and Scotland No. SC040577. It provides support services for people of all ages with spinal cord injury. Services include wheelchair skills training, activity courses, mentoring and support to get back to work or school after an injury.

Group details last updated December 2014.

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You can also call us if you need information or advice on any aspect of caring for a disabled child. Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm.


0808 808 3555 or helpline@contact.org.uk