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What is SCIAW?

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week (SCIAW) is a national campaign highlighting spinal cord injury in the community. SCIAW is relevant not only to people living with spinal cord injuries, their families and friends; but the broader community, venues and businesses.

For Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week in 2019 we are raising awareness about what it means to have a spinal cord injury – and that people who have a spinal cord injury are involved in all aspects of life and are contributing to the community in so many different ways.

During SCIAW from the 2 - 8 September, spinal injury organisations around Australia are also working together to highlight the common barriers that prevent social inclusion, what it means to have a spinal cord injury and what we can do to prevent new cases of spinal cord injury in Australia.

For more information on SCIAW please visit www.sciaw.com.au.