Top ten Outstanding Young Person’s of Ireland in association with JCI Mayo, JCI Ireland and AIB

Thank you  #TOYP18 #backedbyAIB #TOYPEire for a wonderful night of great food, great company and a blissful atmosphere in Mount Falcon Estate last night at the TOYP Awards Gala. I was truly honoured and humbled to be nominated in the top ten Outstanding Young Person’s of Ireland by JCI Mayo in association with JCI Ireland and AIB for my efforts in helping others with spinal cord injuries. Thank you #TOYP18 #backedbyAIB #TOYPEire for your support and recognising my efforts in supporting others in the community.

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I am a C6 spinal cord injured lady three years post injury and I am living alone, working and doing day to day tasks with minimal assistance. This site is to offer friendly advice and support to newly injured spinal cord people and their families. From issues of exercise, transferring, personal grooming, clothes etc and showing ways of relearning day to day tasks we took for granted in the past. I will also provide links to products and services that I have found useful to my progress. Spinal cord injuries are so unique to each individual so remember what works for one person may not work for someone else but feel free to comment if you know about something that may have helped you in regaining some of your independence. Currently, I am a Masters in Research NUIG Graduate tutoring Health Science and Physiology students. Research area is Neuroscience. I also hold a first class honours degree in Physiology from NUIG with twelve years experience in quality standard adherence, GMP and GLP and two years experience working in a global healthcare organization. I have a problem solving mind focused on quality with proven team working skills. Please note: I am not a medic and you should always consult your GP or consultant first before trying anything suggested on this website. All SCI's are different and what works for me may not necessarily work for everyone, depending on different health issues.

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