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Dec 08, 2017, 08:00 ET United Spinal Association to Provide People with Disabilities in Puerto Rico Disaster Relief and Essential Supplies During Holiday Season

United Spinal Association today announced it will be sending a delegation to Puerto Rico to provide disaster relief from Hurricane Maria to...


Oct 24, 2017, 09:05 ET United Spinal Association Invites the Disability Community to Participate in a National Survey about Accessible Parking and Placard Abuse

United Spinal Association today announced an online survey for people who require accessible parking and/or have disabled placard or license...


Jul 11, 2017, 09:54 ET United Spinal Appoints Geno Bonetti, Executive Healthcare Consultant, as New Board Member

United Spinal Association today announced the appointment of Geno Bonetti, an executive healthcare consultant specializing in pre-hospital...


Jul 06, 2017, 09:10 ET United Spinal Secures Decision for Wheelchair User Complaint Against Statue of Liberty Ferry

United Spinal Association today announced a New York District Court decision that will permit David Heard, a power wheelchair user and member of...


Jun 28, 2017, 09:10 ET United Spinal Appoints Lisa Wells, Experienced Online Marketing And E-Commerce Professional, As New Board Member

United Spinal Association today announced the appointment of Lisa Wells, Vice President of Marketing at Cure Medical from Las Vegas,...


Jun 23, 2017, 12:40 ET United Spinal's VetsFirst Applauds Passage of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act

United Spinal Association's VetsFirst program praises the passage of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Accountability and Whistleblower...


Jun 15, 2017, 09:10 ET United Spinal's 6th 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 35 states, gathered in Washington, D.C....


Jun 07, 2017, 09:10 ET United Spinal to Host California Business Entrepreneur Rick Hayden for "Roll on Capitol Hill" in D.C.

United Spinal Association will host Rick Hayden from Murrieta, California at its 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, June 11-14 in Washington D.C., to...


May 25, 2017, 09:10 ET United Spinal to Host New York Disability Advocate Jose Hernandez for "Roll on Capitol Hill" in D.C.

United Spinal Association will host Jose Hernandez from the Bronx, New York, at its 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, June 11-14 in Washington,...


May 18, 2017, 09:10 ET United Spinal's 6th 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 and wheelchair users from its national chapter network will gather in Washington, D.C....


May 16, 2017, 09:10 ET United Spinal to Host Disability Community and Earle Powdrell, Texas Aerospace Engineer for "Roll on Capitol Hill" in D.C.

United Spinal Association will host Earle Powdrell from Houston, Texas, at its 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, June 11-14 in Washington, D.C.,...


May 09, 2017, 09:10 ET United Spinal's "Roll on Capitol Hill" to Advocate for Policies that Strengthen Health and Independence for Wheelchair Users

United Spinal Association's 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, June 11-14 in Washington, D.C., will host Richard Bagby, former collegiate athlete and...


May 08, 2017, 09:10 ET United Spinal Statement on House Passage of the American Health Care Act: Disability Community to Hold Senate Accountable

United Spinal Association today condemned the House passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that will seriously hurt the health,...


May 04, 2017, 09:10 ET United Spinal's "Roll on Capitol Hill" to Advocate for Greater Access to Properly Configured and Medically-Necessary Wheelchairs

United Spinal Association's 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, June 11-14 in Washington, D.C., will host Andrea Dalzell, Ms. Wheelchair New York...


Mar 28, 2017, 09:10 ET United Spinal Association Publishes Free Accessible Air Travel Guide for People with Disabilities

United Spinal Association today announced the publication of an Accessible Air Travel Guide for wheelchair users and other people with...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:10 ET United Spinal Association and the 9th Annual ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival Co-Presenting 'The Rebound' at JCC Manhattan

United Spinal Association and the 9th Annual ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival will be co-presenting 'The Rebound', a documentary film...


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...