Wednesday, June 03, 2015

SC Spinal Cord Injury Association Peer Visitor Program

Peer Visitor Program
Because no one has to go at it alone!
The effect that a spinal cord injury has on an individual and his or her family can be profound. That's why we offer one-on-one visits by volunteers who have successfully been living with spinal cord injuries. Their personal experiences put them in a unique position to offer support, motivation, and a listening ear.

Volunteers make visits to hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, homes, and in the community - whichever is most convenient and beneficial to the person involved. During the visit each individual receives a backpack that fits on the back of a wheelchair. The backpack is stocked with helpful supplies and resource materials, including a foldable grabber tool, inspection mirror, and a copy of "From There to Here," a collection of 45 essays on adjustment to spinal cord injury.

Click here to read more about this program

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