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What is the single most important factor in making a good adjustment to life in a wheelchair after a spinal cord injury?

What is the single most important factor in making a good adjustment to life in a wheelchair after a spinal cord injury?

Marguerite David, MSW

Social Worker, Seattle, Washington

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Have you been resilient in the past? Have you had a situation where you had to come back from something, or had to readjust or change gears whether it’s loss of a parent, whatever—have you exhibited resilience? And the next one is problem-solving... Show More

Have you been resilient in the past? Have you had a situation where you had to come back from something, or had to readjust or change gears whether it’s loss of a parent, whatever—have you exhibited resilience? And the next one is problem-solving skills. If you don’t have the problem-solving skills to face whatever barriers are out there, you have to be creative. You have to learn how to develop creativity, problem-solving skills. And the next is it’s really helpful if you have a sense of humor.

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What is the single most important factor in making a good adjustment to life in a wheelchair after a spinal cord injury?

Marguerite David, MSW

Social Worker, Seattle, Washington

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Have you been resilient in the past? Have you had a situation where you had to come back from something, or had to readjust or change gears whether it’s loss of a parent, whatever—have you exhibited resilience? And the next one is problem-solving skills. If you don’t have the problem-solving skills to face whatever barriers are out there, you have to be creative. You have to learn how to develop creativity, problem-solving skills. And the next is it’s really helpful if you have a sense of humor.

What is the single most important factor in making a good adjustment to life in a wheelchair after a spinal cord injury?
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