Close to 36,000 Canadians live with spinal cord injuries, and it’s estimated that there are 100 more every year according to The Star. Anita Kaiser is one of these individuals, but with an additional challenge. She gave birth to a daughter while paralyzed from the chest down.
Kaiser has been working to bring attention to the barriers and stereotypes that are associated with being disabled and also choosing to be a parent. Her study looks at the various aspects of raising a child with a spinal injury – everything from the physical challenges to helpful products designed for the disability.
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