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Marriage and Children After Spinal Cord Injury

Personal experiences in these videos have been chosen from interviews with more than 100 people living with paralysis and spinal cord injury.


Many people marry or have children after a spinal cord injury. Although marital relationships and parenting inevitably change after paralysis, many families find ways to adapt. Here are real-life answers to the five most common questions about marriage and children after a spinal cord injury:


Q&A: How long have you been married or together?

Q&A: How has your relationship with your spouse or partner changed?

Q&A: How did your family and friends react to your marriage?

Q&A: Do you have children?

Q&A: How has the injury affected your parenting?