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Tips sorted by author and their injury level

High paraplegia with impaired balance (Th 2-10, ASIA A, B)

  • Annika - 3 tips

  • Anonymous 10 - 2 tips

    The person is single and lives in a house. She is working part time. Since 1984 she has a high paraplegia (TH 5-6). She has a cleaning lady once a week; no assistance.

  • Anonymous 12 - 4 tips

    The person lives in an apartment and is working part-time. He was injured in 1994 and has a high paraplegia (TH 4). He does not have any assistance.

  • Anonymous 7 - 1 tips

    The person has a high paraplegia.

  • Anonymous 8 - 2 tips

    The person has a paraplegia.

  • Bernt - 1 tips

  • Bosse - 4 tips

    Bosse lives together with his wife in his house in the countryside. He is working part time. He was injured in 2008 and has a complete high paraplegia. He has personal assistance 56 hours a week.

  • Casper - 1 tips

  • Eje - 9 tips

    Eje lives together with his wife and two small children in a house. He is working part time. In 1999 he was injured and he has a high paraplegia (TH 9). He does not need any assistance.

  • Gunnar - 1 tips

    Gunnar lives together with his wife, he has two grownup children. He is working as a poliseman. He is on the board of Rekryteringsgruppen (organization of persons with spinal cord injuries).

  • Heidi - 7 tips

    The person was injured as a child. She lives with her family in an apartment and works full time. She does not have any home help or assistance.

  • Jonas - 9 tips

    Jonas is the founder of Stockholm Funktionshindrades Frilufts och Fiskeföreningen (Stockholm Recreation and Fishing Association for People with Disabilities) www.stockholmsfff.se. He also is the co-founder of Hanterbara Båtar AB, www.hanterbarabatar.se a company building accessible boats. He was injured in 2002 and has a complete paraglegia. He does not have any assistance.

  • Kristoffer - 8 tips

    Kristoffer lives in an apartment together with his partner. He is working part time as a driving instructor. He was injured in 2000 and has a complete paraplegia (Th 5).

  • Lars - 22 tips

    Lars lives togeher with his wife in a house in the countryside. He is working part time. Since 1967 he has a high paraplegia. He does not need any assistance.

  • Marcus - 5 tips

  • Micke - 15 tips

    Micke was injured in 1985 and has a paraglegia, TH 5. He is working. Among other things he is interested in boats and cars.

  • Sofia - 2 tips

  • Sven Erik - 1 tips

    Sven Erik has a spinal cord injury.

  • Tom - 1 tips

    Tom is working as a church musician and piano teacher, trained at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. He is single, living in an apartment. He has a paplegia and personal assistance.

  • Ulla - 11 tips

    Ulla lives together with her partner in an apartment. She is working part time. In 1973 she was injured and has a high paraplegia.

  • Glenn - 17 tips

    Glenn lives together with his wife in an apartment. In 1990 he was injured and has a paraplegia (Th4).

  • Lotta - 47 tips

    Together with her husband, her daughter, three dogs and a cat Lotta lives in a two-story house in the countryside. She is working as a volunteer for Rekryteringsgruppen (an organization of persons with spinal cord injuries). She was injured in 1983 and has a high paraglegia (TH 3). She does not have any personal assistance.

  • Ronny - 7 tips

    Ronny is working for a technical aid company. He was injured in 1987 and has a high paraplegia (TH7). He does not have any assistance.