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Apr 09, 2014, 09:10 ET 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 a...


Apr 04, 2014, 09:10 ET 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 latest...


Mar 18, 2014, 09:10 ET 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 Save ...


Mar 13, 2014, 09:10 ET 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 United Spinal Launches Urology Coalition: Increasing Access to Vital Medical Technology and Supplies for People with Disabilities

United Spinal Association today announced the formation of the Urology Coalition to help achieve high quality healthcare for people with disabilities ...


Mar 04, 2014, 09:10 ET 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 program....


Feb 06, 2014, 09:10 ET United Spinal Hosts Free February Webinars: Access to Catheters & Home Modifications for Wheelchair Users

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


Jan 29, 2014, 09:10 ET United Spinal Assembles Supporters & Leaders for Upcoming 'Roll on Capitol Hill'

United Spinal Association assembled key corporate sponsors for a leadership meeting this past Tuesday in preparation for the 2014 Roll on Capitol...


Jan 09, 2014, 09:10 ET United Spinal Hosts Free January Webinars: Continuing Rehab After Spinal Cord Injury & Getting the Right Healthcare

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


Oct 31, 2013, 09:10 ET United Spinal to Host Free Webinars on Accessible Housing for Disabled Vets and Non-Service Disability Pension Benefits

United Spinal Association's program VetsFirst, will host two free webinars in November on accessible housing for disabled vets and non-service...


Oct 24, 2013, 09:10 ET United Spinal Association and Allsup Host Free Return-to-Work Webinar for Disability Employment Awareness Month

United Spinal Association's membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA) and Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security ...


Sep 17, 2013, 09:15 ET United Spinal and Allsup highlight resources for Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

United Spinal Association and Allsup, a nationwide provider of and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation and veterans disability ...


Sep 17, 2013, 01:18 ET United Spinal Supported by Global Spectrum Hosting 'Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Night' Benefits Nationwide

United Spinal Association will be assisted by Global Spectrum in raising funds at numerous nationwide events in recognition of National Spinal Cord...


Sep 12, 2013, 09:10 ET United Spinal Named Beneficiary Of Permobil's 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

United Spinal Association has been named beneficiary of Permobil's 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament that aims to raise awareness of the importance...


Sep 10, 2013, 09:10 ET United Spinal fundraiser at Yankee Stadium

United Spinal Association will be at Yankee Stadium for Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Night on September 25, 2013 at 7:05 PM, during a home game...


Sep 04, 2013, 09:10 ET United Spinal & American Assoc. on Health and Disability Co-Host Free Webinar: Preventing Falls in Adults with Disabilities & Chronic Health Conditions

United Spinal Association and the American Association on Health and Disability will present a free webinar, Preventing Falls in Adults with...


Aug 06, 2013, 09:15 ET United Spinal's 9th Annual Kids Sports Spectacular: Free Recreation Clinic for Youth with Disabilities

United Spinal presents the 2013 Kids Sports Spectacular for children and young adults with disabilities (ages of 4 - 21) at the Wells Fargo Center in ...


Jul 11, 2013, 09:10 ET United Spinal Hosts Free July Webinars: Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities & the ADA's Impact on Civil Rights

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


Jun 27, 2013, 09:05 ET United Spinal Elects David C. Cooper as New Board Chairman: Strong Support For People With Disabilities

United Spinal Association today announced the election of David C. Cooper, a U.S. Army veteran and wheelchair user as its new chairman of the board....


Jun 21, 2013, 09:05 ET United Spinal's Roll on Capitol Hill Unites People with Disabilities to Shape Policy

United Spinal Association and its membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), mobilized over 50 wheelchair users and...


Jun 07, 2013, 09:05 ET United Spinal Statement Hails Court Of Appeals Ruling To Add Accessible Taxis

United Spinal Association celebrates the Court of Appeals decision to reinstate a law passed over a year ago that would give wheelchair users access...


May 30, 2013, 11:47 ET United Spinal's Roll on Capitol Hill Selects Mike Mohr of Madison, Wisconsin to Represent Disability Community

United Spinal Association recently announced Mike Mohr, a wheelchair user and lawyer from Madison, Wisconsin, will join other prominent disability...


May 22, 2013, 09:10 ET United Spinal's 2nd Annual Roll on Capitol Hill: People with Disabilities Gather to Shape Health Care Policy

United Spinal Association and leaders from its membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), will gather in Washington, D.C....


May 21, 2013, 08:17 ET United Spinal Co-Hosts 'From Within' Conference for Women Living with Physical Disabilities

United Spinal Association, Independence Care System (ICS), and the National MS Society are co-hosting the fourth annual 'From Within' Women's Health...


May 16, 2013, 09:15 ET United Spinal And The Buoniconti Fund Team Up To Improve Peer Support For People Living With Spinal Cord Injuries And Disorders

United Spinal Association and The Buoniconti Fund today announced their plans to create a coordinated national network of peer support groups called...