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4.1. Adjusting to SCI/D

Adjusting to a Disability is a Journeywritten by Phil Pangrazio, CEO and president of Arizona Bridge to Independent Living. Mr. Pangrazio has lived with spinal cord injury for over 30 years.

FacingDisability.com- A compilation of over 1,500 short video clips in a searchable database by family relationship and time frame after injury. Additional input by SCI/D professionals in the rehab setting based upon their personal experiences.

Conversations about... living with spinal cord injury- SCI Forum
Presented on May 13, 2008 at the University of Washington Medical Center. Three men and one woman, all with longstanding spinal cord injuries, talk about their personal experiences living, surviving and thriving with their injuries. They share their initial reactions, adjustment, steps toward independence and thoughts about their injuries now.

Spinal Cord Injury: From the Moment of Injury to Leading a Full and Healthy Life - March 2010 New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center Lecture, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA.

Motivational Stories of Success After SCI/D - Adjusting to SCI, takes a different period of time and often a different path for each person. However, it's often helpful to connect with others who have "been there", to begin to see the possibilities following SCI/D.  Please take some time to review some stories of people who have found their own successful path forward: Motivational Stories of Success After SCI/D.

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