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Oct 17, 2019, 09:58 ET United Spinal Announces Six New Appointments To Its Board Of Directors

United Spinal Association announced today that it has appointed Carina Ho, Accessibility Specialist, Airbnb; Minna Hong, Delta's Disability Advisory...


Sep 25, 2019, 08:00 ET United Spinal Helps Pass Resolution Designating September 2019 As Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

United Spinal Association played a key role in championing a resolution that passed the U.S. Senate designating September 2019 as National Spinal...


Sep 12, 2019, 12:45 ET United Spinal's 7th Annual Chapter Leadership Meeting: Building Strong National Support For People With Spinal Cord Injuries And Disorders

United Spinal Association will gather over 50 affiliated chapter leaders in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 3-5 for its 7th Annual Chapter Leadership...


Aug 14, 2019, 09:45 ET United Spinal President James Weisman Honored For 40 Years Of Advocacy For Wheelchair Users At New York Yankees Disability Awareness Night

United Spinal Association president and CEO James Weisman was awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the Mayor's Office for People With...


Jul 23, 2019, 13:38 ET United Spinal Association & New York City Disability Advocates Secure Landmark Victory To Make Every Street Corner In Every Borough Wheelchair Accessible

United Spinal Association and Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY) today received U.S. District Court approval to move forward...


Jul 11, 2019, 09:15 ET 'Wine on Wheels' Portland Fundraiser to Benefit United Spinal Association and Wheelchair Users Nationwide: Great Wines for a Great Cause

United Spinal Association and Wheeling Forward are co-hosting Wine on Wheels in Portland, Oregon on August 1 at the Ecotrust Rooftop Terrace to raise ...


Jun 27, 2019, 11:07 ET United Spinal's 8th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill Empowers New Generation of Wheelchair Users to Lead the Charge for Disability Rights

United Spinal Association and over 100 member advocates from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C. on June 23-26 for the 8th Annual Roll on ...


Jun 12, 2019, 10:15 ET United Spinal Association Launches Disability Etiquette Public Service Campaign to Promote Inclusion of Wheelchair Users in Society

United Spinal Association today announced the launch of a new public service campaign highlighting the organization's Disability Etiquette Booklet,...


Jun 04, 2019, 09:15 ET United Spinal's 8th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill to Gather Record Number of New Member Advocates to Improve Disability Rights

United Spinal Association and over 100 wheelchair users from its national chapter network will gather in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, June 23rd for...


May 23, 2019, 09:00 ET United Spinal Association & Permobil Foundation Partner to Offer Life-Enhancing Wheelchair Technology Through 'Roll Forward' Grant

United Spinal Association and the Permobil Foundation have partnered to offer United Spinal members the opportunity to apply for a Roll Forward grant ...


Mar 19, 2019, 14:02 ET United Spinal Association & New York City Reach Landmark Agreement To Make Every Street Corner In Every Borough Accessible To People With Disabilities: U.S. District Court Judge Issues Preliminary Approval

United Spinal Association and Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY) have reached an historic settlement agreement with the City...


Feb 07, 2019, 09:00 ET United Spinal's New York City Chapter to Host Mardi Gras Fundraiser to Benefit People with Spinal Cord Injuries and Diseases

United Spinal Association's New York City Chapter and over 400 wheelchair users and supporters will gather at Slate lounge on Tuesday, March 5 from...


Jan 16, 2019, 09:00 ET United Spinal Appoints Army Veteran Danielle Corazza As Vice President Of VetsFirst

United Spinal Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Corazza, an experienced military and veteran advocate, as the new vice...


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...