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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, independence...


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 2015,...


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 disabilities,...


Feb 23, 2017, 08:10 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...


Feb 01, 2017, 08:10 ET United Spinal Association Writes President Trump to Maintain Provision in Affordable Care Act: Employment for Wheelchair Users and All People with Disabilities at Stake

United Spinal Association asked President Donald Trump, via a letter sent to the White House, to reiterate his campaign commitment to keep the...


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 profits...


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 Prevention...


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 the...


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 help...


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 28th...


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 1-4,...


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 ground-breaking 2002 settlement in ...


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 unique needs of...


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 the...


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 through its...


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 teacher, to...


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 work or...


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 failure to...


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 receiving...


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 Park...


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 opportunity...


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 across ...


Jul 30, 2015, 05:19 ET United Spinal & Taxis For All Campaign Protest Uber's Discriminatory Practices: Wheelchair Users "Roll-In" outside of Uber's 28th Street headquarters

United Spinal Association, Taxis For All Campaign and other wheelchair user advocates held a "roll-in" outside Uber's West Side headquarters in...