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13-08-2015

Melbourne Vixens star puts spinal cord injuries in the spotlight


Did you know more than 350 new cases of spinal cord injury are reported each year? That's nearly one every day. Young adults aged 15-24 are particularly at risk, with the majority of new injuries sustained at this age.

Liz Watson, a netball player with the Melbourne Vixens, recently joined us to learn more about spinal cord injuries and the devastating impact it has on lives. Click to watch our short video and hear what Liz thought...


SpinChat aims to raise awareness, promote prevention and educate secondary students about spinal cord injury. The program sees young people with a spinal cord injury and in wheelchairs, visit secondary school students to talk about life before their injury, the cause of their injury, and life since.

Do your part in raising awareness and promoting prevention by booking a SpinChat presentation for your school
today at www.spinchat.org.au.

 

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