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Dec 05, 2018, 09:00 ET United Spinal Reflects on the Leadership of President George H.W. Bush in Signing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990

United Spinal Association mourns the passing of George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, who played a significant role in...


Oct 15, 2018, 13:00 ET United Spinal's 6th Annual Chapter Leadership Meeting Advances Community Support for People with Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders

United Spinal Association gathered key affiliated chapter representatives in Orlando, Florida, October 11-13 for its 6th annual Chapter Leadership...


Oct 02, 2018, 09:00 ET United Spinal Appoints Marsha Mazz, Leading Developer of Federal Accessible Design Guidelines as Director of Accessibility Codes and Standards

United Spinal Association recently appointed to its Accessibility Services program Marsha Mazz, an experienced accessible design professional who was ...


Sep 19, 2018, 13:00 ET United Spinal Focuses on Improving Rehabilitation Outcomes for Individuals Living with Spinal Cord Injuries

United Spinal Association is actively working to identify barriers to appropriate rehabilitation services that provide greater personal independence...


Aug 28, 2018, 13:00 ET United Spinal Named Beneficiary of 'Cycle For SCI' East Coast Bike Ride to Raise Funds for Spinal Cord Injury Supportive Care and Research

United Spinal Association has been named a beneficiary of the Cycle For SCI fundraiser created by Ciara O'Sullivan and Larissa Clifford, who are...


Aug 09, 2018, 15:21 ET United Spinal Association Applauds New York City Council's Cap on Uber

United Spinal Association congratulates New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Mayor Bill de Blasio for passing legislation that will place...


Jun 29, 2018, 09:10 ET United Spinal's 7th Annual "Roll on Capitol Hill" Gathers Record Number of Wheelchair Users & Disability Advocates in D.C.

United Spinal Association and over 120 wheelchair user members, clinicians, partners and other disability advocates from 33 states plus Washington, D....


Jun 19, 2018, 09:10 ET United Spinal to Host Arkansas Disability Advocate Cheri Arnold for "Roll on Capitol Hill" in D.C.

United Spinal Association will host Cheri Arnold from Arkansas at its 7th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill (ROCH), June 24-27 in Washington, D.C., along...


May 31, 2018, 09:10 ET United Spinal's Seventh 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 wheelchair users and disability advocates from its national chapter network will gather in Washington, D.C. on ...


May 24, 2018, 10:10 ET United Spinal to Host Ian Mackay, Washington State Disability Advocate for "Roll on Capitol Hill" in D.C.

United Spinal Association will host Ian Mackay from Washington State, at its 7th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, June 24-27 in Washington, D.C., along...


Apr 19, 2018, 09:05 ET United Spinal to Host Frances M. Ozur Cole, New Mexico Disability Advocate for "Roll on Capitol Hill" in D.C.

United Spinal Association will host Frances M. Ozur Cole from Albuquerque, New Mexico, at its 7th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, June 24-27 in...


Mar 22, 2018, 09:05 ET United Spinal To Host Free Webinar on Improving Air Travel for Wheelchair Users

United Spinal Association will host a free webinar on March 29th that highlights solutions for wheelchair users who have encountered problems at...


Feb 13, 2018, 08:50 ET United Spinal Association Appoints Richard Hayden, Disability Advocate from Southern California as National Chapter Liaison

United Spinal Association today announced the appointment of Richard Hayden, a disability advocate and president of its Southern California Chapter,...


Jan 04, 2018, 08:07 ET United Spinal Receives Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Grant to Support Weather Related Disaster Relief Efforts

United Spinal Association today announced that it has received a $500,000 grant from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation to support weather related...


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 plates....


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 medicine,...


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, Nevada, as a...


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, D.C.,...


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. on ...


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., along ...


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...