Adjusting to Social Life in a Wheelchair

Interview with Lisa Rosen, MS (11 Q&A videos)


Manager, Life Center, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago


Lisa Rosen is a social worker who helps people with spinal cord injuries manage the expectations of daily life.


Rosen’s video interview answers questions about how to make attitude adjustments to using a wheelchair after a spinal cord injury, how to adjust to social life in a wheelchair, recognizing feelings of denial in using a wheelchair, overcoming fears about going out in public, helping family members come to terms with their loved-one’s wheelchair use and dealing with the question, ‘Will I ever walk again?

Lisa Rosen, MS Read Bio

Educational Program Manager, Life Center, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago