Spinal Cord Injury
Some children have accidents that hurt their spinal cords. When the nerves are damaged by this, the child does not have movement, feeling, or control over the parts of the body those nerves serve.
Visit these websites for more information:
NINDS Spinal Cord Injury Information Page - The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
SCI Center - Spinal Cord Injury Information Network
Spinal Cord Injury Facts - American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Spinal Cord Injury: Hope Through Research - The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke