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Jul 09, 2015, 08:50 ET United Spinal Appoints James Weisman President and CEO

United Spinal Association today announced James Weisman, current vice president and general counsel, as its new president and CEO. Weisman is a...


Jun 25, 2015, 09:10 ET United Spinal's VetsFirst Pushes Education Reform for Veterans

United Spinal Association's VetsFirst program today announced its support for the Military and Veterans Education Protection Act, a bill introduced...


Jun 11, 2015, 09:10 ET United Spinal's 4th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill Gathers Wheelchair Users to Advocate for Greater Access to Healthcare, Transportation and Mobility Equipment

United Spinal Association and advocates from its national network of chapters, gathered in Washington, D.C. on June 7-10 for Roll on Capitol Hill to...


May 19, 2015, 08:50 ET United Spinal's 4th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill: Empowering Wheelchair Users to Advocate for Greater Access to Healthcare, Transportation and Mobility Equipment

United Spinal Association and disability advocates from its national chapter network will gather in Washington, D.C. on June 7-10 for the 4th Annual...


May 07, 2015, 08:50 ET United Spinal Association and Myomo Inc. Raise Awareness of Myoelectric Orthotics in Regaining Movement After Paralysis

United Spinal Association, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Myomo Inc. to raise awareness of the benefits of the MyoPro®...


Apr 23, 2015, 09:10 ET United Spinal and SCI-FIT Announce Treatment Scholarships for People with Spinal Cord Injury/Disease

United Spinal Association and the Everyday Abilities Foundation are offering scholarships to 10 qualified individuals living with spinal cord...


Apr 16, 2015, 09:05 ET United Spinal Urges Congress to Hold Oversight Hearings on Biosimilar Medicines to Ensure FDA Prioritizes Safety

United Spinal Association, a national organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and...


Apr 08, 2015, 09:10 ET United Spinal Appoints New VetsFirst Director: Ross Meglathery - Congressional Marine Fellow, Purple Heart & Combat Action Ribbon Recipient

United Spinal Association today announced the appointment of Ross Meglathery as the new director of VetsFirst, its program that helps thousands of...


Mar 26, 2015, 09:15 ET United Spinal Association's Advocacy Alliance Strengthens Voice of Wheelchair Users to Create Policy Change

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


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 increase in ...


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 the...


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 and...


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 to...


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...


Jul 15, 2014, 09:10 ET 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 spinal...


Jul 11, 2014, 09:10 ET 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 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, D.C....


Jun 18, 2014, 09:10 ET 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 and other ...


Jun 10, 2014, 09:10 ET 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 wheelchair...


Jun 05, 2014, 09:10 ET 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, D.C....


May 21, 2014, 10:24 ET 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 members of...


May 14, 2014, 02:53 ET 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, won a...


Apr 29, 2014, 09:10 ET 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 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 of...