In order to understand what a spinal cord disability is, it is important to understand a few things about the nervous system. The nervous system is divided into two parts, the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. The central nervous system consists of the brain, the spinal cord, and the optic nerves.
Candidates must meet specific medical criteria to be eligible for Spinal Cord Commission services. It is best, however, to refer everyone who may qualify and let the Case Manager determine if the individual meets the eligibility criteria