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Do children with spinal cord injuries frequently go to college?

Do children with spinal cord injuries frequently go to college?

Sara Klaas, MSW

Director, Spinal Cord Injury Service, Shriners Hospital for Children, Chicago

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I think one of the things we've learned from some of our work here is it's very exciting that our children and adolescents who sustain spinal cord injuries, who are now adults, have a very high level of education. Their level of education in ... Show More

I think one of the things we've learned from some of our work here is it's very exciting that our children and adolescents who sustain spinal cord injuries, who are now adults, have a very high level of education. Their level of education in completing college and getting experiences post-secondary education is actually at about the same level as their able-bodied peers and in some cases, a little bit higher. So it's very exciting to see that those who sustained injuries as children have gone on to really excel and get a high level of education.

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Do children with spinal cord injuries frequently go to college?

Sara Klaas, MSW

Director, Spinal Cord Injury Service, Shriners Hospital for Children, Chicago

More Videos by Sara Klaas
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I think one of the things we've learned from some of our work here is it's very exciting that our children and adolescents who sustain spinal cord injuries, who are now adults, have a very high level of education. Their level of education in completing college and getting experiences post-secondary education is actually at about the same level as their able-bodied peers and in some cases, a little bit higher. So it's very exciting to see that those who sustained injuries as children have gone on to really excel and get a high level of education.

Do children with spinal cord injuries frequently go to college?
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