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Nov 23, 2016, 09:10 ET United Spinal Association's #GivingTuesday Strengthens Wheelchair Users and All People with Disabilities: So Many Ways to Give

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


Sep 20, 2016, 09:05 ET United Spinal Named Beneficiary of 'Ride with Ian' Cross-Continent Bike Trek to Raise Spinal Cord Injury Awareness and Funds

 United Spinal Association has been named beneficiary of the Ride with Ian Cross-Continent Bike Trek and will receive 100 percent of the...


Sep 01, 2016, 09:05 ET United Spinal's VP of Accessibility Services, Dominic Marinelli, Appointed to New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council by Governor Cuomo

 United Spinal Association today announced the appointment of Dominic Marinelli, VP of Accessibility Services, to the New York State Fire...


Jun 29, 2016, 10:45 ET United Spinal's 5th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill Gathers Wheelchair Users to Advocate for Veterans and People Living with Spinal Cord Injuries/Disorders

 United Spinal Association and over 150 wheelchair users, clinicians, partners and disability advocates from 33 states, plus Puerto Rico and...


Jun 14, 2016, 09:10 ET United Spinal Association Joins Forces to Create The National Spasticity Alliance

 United Spinal Association is joining with National Stroke Association and three other advocacy groups to raise awareness about spasticity and...


Jun 07, 2016, 09:10 ET United Spinal's Fifth Annual Roll on Capitol Hill to Raise Awareness of Critical Issues Impacting the Spinal Cord Injury/Disease and Veteran Communities

 United Spinal Association and over 100 disability advocates from its national chapter network will gather in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, June...


May 10, 2016, 09:10 ET United Spinal to Exhibit at 30th Annual CMSC Meeting: Latest in Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis, Treatment, & Research

 United Spinal Association is exhibiting at the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers' (CMSC) 30th Annual Meeting, which will be held June...


Apr 07, 2016, 09:10 ET United Spinal Association & New York City Reach Settlement on Curb Ramp Installation & Upkeep

 United Spinal Association (f/k/a Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association) and New York City have agreed to expand a...


Mar 22, 2016, 09:10 ET United Spinal Presents Free Webinar On How to Get the Right Wheelchair

 United Spinal Association will host a free webinar on March 31st at 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. EDT, on how to obtain a wheelchair that fits the...


Mar 17, 2016, 09:10 ET United Spinal Association Recruiting People with Spinal Cord Injury and Disease for a Study to Control and Prevent Urinary Symptoms

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


Mar 10, 2016, 09:10 ET United Spinal's Affiliate Service Provider Program Assists Businesses to Reach Thousands of People with Disabilities

 United Spinal Association is offering businesses who serve the disability community an opportunity to generate leads, traffic, and sales...


Feb 25, 2016, 09:10 ET United Spinal Appoints New Board Member: Gary Karp, Spinal Cord Injury Hall of Famer and Author/Speaker on Modern Disability

 United Spinal Association today announced the appointment of Gary Karp, a wheelchair user and well known disability author, speaker, and...


Feb 17, 2016, 09:10 ET United Spinal Presents Free Webinar: Working with Spinal Cord Injury - Pathway to Employment

 United Spinal Association will host the first in a series of four free webinars on February 24th at 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. EST, on returning to...


Feb 12, 2016, 09:32 ET United Spinal Member Sues for Safe & Lawful Ferry Access to the Statue of Liberty

 United Spinal Association member employee and wheelchair user, David Heard, filed a lawsuit Thursday against Statue Cruises, LLC, for its...


Jan 29, 2016, 09:10 ET United Spinal's VetsFirst: Seventy Years of Expertise Supporting Wounded Veterans and Advocating for the Disabled Community

 United Spinal Association's VetsFirst program provides wounded and all classes of veterans with the tools they need to be successful in...


Dec 21, 2015, 09:10 ET United Spinal Requests Safe & Lawful Ferry Access to the Statue of Liberty

 United Spinal Association today requested in a letter sent to the Superintendent of the Statue of Liberty National Monument that the National...


Dec 12, 2015, 09:48 ET United Spinal Calls Uber's New D.C. Wheelchair Taxi Initiative "Inadequate and Unsustainable"

 United Spinal Association, today denounced Uber's new Washington, D.C. TAXI 'WHEELCHAIR' option that enables riders to request a wheelchair...


Nov 05, 2015, 09:10 ET United Spinal's Affiliate Service Provider Program: Greater Choice in Products and Services for Consumers with Disabilities

 United Spinal Association today announced its Affiliate Service Provider program to provide consumers, caregivers, and professionals the...


Oct 27, 2015, 09:10 ET United Spinal Hosts National Chapter Leadership Meeting: Chapters Tap into National Resources to Enhance the Lives of People with Spinal Cord Injury/Disease

 United Spinal Association hosted a National Chapter Leadership Meeting in Las Vegas, October 22-24, bringing together its chapter leaders from...


Feb 13, 2015, 09:15 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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...