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Jun 25, 2015, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal's VetsFirst Pushes Education Reform for Veterans

 United Spinal Association's  VetsFirst program today announced its support for the Military and Veterans Education Protection Act, a bill...

Jun 11, 2015, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal's 4th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill Gathers Wheelchair Users to Advocate for Greater Access to Healthcare, Transportation and Mobility Equipment

 United Spinal Association and advocates from its national network of chapters, gathered in Washington, D.C. on June 7-10 for Roll on Capitol...

May 19, 2015, 08:50 ET
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United Spinal's 4th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill: Empowering Wheelchair Users to Advocate for Greater Access to Healthcare, Transportation and Mobility Equipment

 United Spinal Association and disability advocates from its national chapter network will gather in Washington, D.C. on June 7-10 for the 4th...

May 07, 2015, 08:50 ET
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United Spinal Association and Myomo Inc. Raise Awareness of Myoelectric Orthotics in Regaining Movement After Paralysis

 United Spinal Association, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Myomo Inc. to raise awareness of the benefits of the...

Apr 23, 2015, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal and SCI-FIT Announce Treatment Scholarships for People with Spinal Cord Injury/Disease

United Spinal Association and the Everyday Abilities Foundation are offering scholarships to 10 qualified individuals living with spinal cord...

Apr 16, 2015, 09:05 ET

United Spinal Urges Congress to Hold Oversight Hearings on Biosimilar Medicines to Ensure FDA Prioritizes Safety

 United Spinal Association, a national organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries...

Apr 08, 2015, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Appoints New VetsFirst Director: Ross Meglathery - Congressional Marine Fellow, Purple Heart & Combat Action Ribbon Recipient

 United Spinal Association today announced the appointment of Ross Meglathery as the new director of VetsFirst, its program that helps...

Mar 26, 2015, 09:15 ET
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United Spinal Association's Advocacy Alliance Strengthens Voice of Wheelchair Users to Create Policy Change

 United Spinal Association, the single, largest membership organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with spinal cord injuries...

Feb 13, 2015, 09:15 ET
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United Spinal Association Calls for Implementation of Accessible Taxi Laws in DC: Delays Continue Even for the Limited Number of Accessible Vehicles Required

 United Spinal Association today urged enforcement of the long overdue Washington DC Taxicab Commission (DCTC) regulations implementing an...

Dec 11, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Association Recruiting Focus Group Participants with Spina Bifida or Spinal Cord Injury Who Experience Urinary Symptoms

 United Spinal Association is working with Medstar National Rehabilitation Hospital and Children's National Medical Center to learn more about...

Dec 09, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Association Launches Resource Center at Spinalcord.org

 United Spinal Association, the single, largest membership organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with spinal cord injuries...

Nov 06, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal's VetsFirst Program Honors Our Nation's Military in Recognition of Veterans Day

United Spinal Association's VetsFirst program thanks all generations of America's veterans for serving us proudly by helping them transition back...

Sep 18, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Partners with Ivycorp to Maximize Digital Communication Strategy

July 15, United Spinal Association today announced a new partnership with Ivycorp, makers of a cloud-based multi-channel group communications...

Aug 07, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Partners with Airshells to Provide Air Travelers with Disabilities Protective Safety Bags for Wheelchairs

August 6th, United Spinal Association today announced a partnership with Airshells.us to provide people living with disabilities access to safety...

Jul 15, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Appoints Tom Aiello, Veteran & Marketing Executive, as New Board Member

 United Spinal Association today announced the appointment of Tom Aiello, president of March Marketing, LLC and an Army veteran living with...

Jul 11, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Applauds Passage of Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act: Jobs Bill for People with Disabilities Passes Congress Overwhelmingly

United Spinal Association today praised the bipartisan passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) by the U.S. House of...

Jun 26, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal's 3rd Annual Roll on Capitol Hill: Wheelchair Users and Disability Advocates Lead Charge to Strengthen Disability Rights

 United Spinal Association and advocates from its membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), gathered in Washington,...

Jun 18, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Calls for Wheelchair Accessibility of Entire Taxi Fleet in Nation's Capital

 United Spinal Association today urged the DC Taxi Commission and the DC City Council to more effectively address wheelchair access to taxis...

Jun 10, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Association Appoints Joseph Gaskins as New President and CEO

United Spinal Association today announced Joseph Gaskins, an experienced DC lobbyist, accomplished executive in the wireless industry and...

Jun 05, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal's 3rd Annual Roll on Capitol Hill: Wheelchair Users Unite to Improve Disability Policies

United Spinal Association and advocates from its membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), will gather in Washington,...