Here is a very good article posted by NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) in 2014 about how occupational therapy could assist individuals with spinal cord injury:
For the ones who are new to this condition, the article could provide you an overview of OT's role & potential interventions to assist your life of daily living.
The appendix 1 outlined the difference of functional deficit in relation to injury occurred on different level of the spinal cord and its subsequent implication on the level of assistance required. It could help both you and your carer to be better prepared and develop a sustainable long term management plan for your future.
Please ensure that when you develop your NDIS annual plan you have thoroughly discussed with your planner regarding your needs on all the relevant aspects so that you could have adequate funding allocated for your needs. If you are unsure about this or your need is very complicated, please feel free to contact us to ask how we could assist you with this process.