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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,...

May 21, 2014, 10:24 ET
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United Spinal's 3rd Annual Roll on Capitol Hill to Honor Rep. Al Green, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Sen. Bob Casey for Service to People & Veterans with Disabilities

  United Spinal Association and leaders from its membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), will honor three...

May 14, 2014, 14:53 ET
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United Spinal Wins Landmark Federal Appellate Court Decision That Vindicates The Rights Of Voters With Disabilities In New York City

 United Spinal Association and Disabled in Action, plaintiffs on behalf of all New Yorkers of voting age with mobility and vision disabilities,...

May 02, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal hails New York City Vote to Expand accessible taxi Fleet to 50% by 2020

United Spinal Association today acclaimed the unanimous vote by the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) to increase the number of...

Apr 29, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Hosts Free Webinar - Access to Veterans Affairs Caregiving Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities

United Spinal Association's VetsFirst program, will offer a free webinar on May 7th about accessing the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA)...

Apr 25, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Releases Rep. Tammy Duckworth Video to Improve Gas Station Accessibility for People with Disabilities

 United Spinal Association and the Disability Gas Coalition, a national and state level disability rights organization, have released a video...

Apr 09, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Appoints Darren Brehm, Experienced Business Leader and Strategist, as New Board Member

United Spinal Association today announced the appointment of Darren Brehm, a Kraft Foods director and wheelchair user from Northbrook, Illinois as...

Apr 04, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Hosts Free Webinars - Motion Therapy Technology & Transitioning to Mobility devices

United Spinal Association's membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), will host two free webinars in April on the...

Mar 18, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Member Kesha Pilot Launches 'Save the Wheelchair' Campaign to Raise Awareness on the Need for Customized Mobility Equipment

United Spinal Association member Kesha Pilot, a 27 year-old wheelchair user and disability advocate from Hot Springs, Arkansas, has launched the...

Mar 13, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Hosts Free Webinar - Getting the Right Mobility Equipment & Services

United Spinal Association's membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), will host a free webinar in March on how people...

Mar 05, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Launches Urology Coalition: Increasing Access to Vital Medical Technology and Supplies for People with Disabilities

. @UnitedSpinal forms Urology Coalition to increase access to vital Med Tech & Supplies for People w/ # Disabilities United Spinal...

Mar 04, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Selects Jenn Wolf to Oversee UsersFirst: Giving Voice to All Wheelchair Users

United Spinal Association today announced Jenn Wolff, a disability advocate, lobbyist and Ms. Wheelchair Iowa 2011, manager of its UsersFirst...