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About Dion Regular

Dion Regular

Dion Regular grew up on the Baie Verte, Peninsula where he lived for 23 years before moving to St. John’s. In 1999 Dion became a husband, father and had an accident that would forever change the course of his life. In December, he fell from a boat in dry dock; he broke the C5, C6 and C7 in his neck and ended up a quadriplegic. Though he was told he would never walk or even feed himself again he was determined to be independent. With hard work and perseverance, Dion has regained strength in both his arms and legs. He became a volunteer with the Spinal Cord Injury NL (formerly Canadian Paraplegic Association) in 2008 and spent as much time as possible being a peer for others who were going through or had met the challenges that he had. In November 2011, he became employed with the Spinal Cord Injury NL as the Peer Support Specialist; he continues to offer the support and services needed to his peers. He offers support to those with similar injuries cope with their emotions and daily challenges while getting back into the community and participating fully in daily activities. Dion is also a single dad, who enjoys spending time with his two children. He also likes going for coffee, bowling, watching movies, going to concerts and sporting events or sparking up the fire pit in his backyard.

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