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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...


May 16, 2013, 09:05 ET United Spinal to Honor U.S. Senator John McCain for His Commitment to Strengthen Disability Rights

United Spinal Association's VetsFirst program will present U.S. Senator John McCain with the VetsFirst Congressional Bronze Star Award for his...


May 10, 2013, 10:14 ET United Spinal Secures Victory in Protecting Access to Complex Rehab Technology in Washington State

-- United Spinal Association and other advocates have combined efforts to ensure that people living with disabilities in Washington State have access ...


May 09, 2013, 09:15 ET United Spinal's Roll on Capitol Hill Selects Hector Del Valle of Central Florida to Represent Disability Community

United Spinal Association recently announced Hector Del Valle, a wheelchair user from Central Florida, will join other prominent disability advocates ...


May 09, 2013, 09:05 ET United Spinal's Roll on Capitol Hill Selects Kim Harrison of Douglasville, Georgia to Represent Disability Community

United Spinal Association recently announced Kim Harrison, a resident of Douglasville, Georgia who lives with a rare neurological disorder called...


Apr 25, 2013, 09:10 ET United Spinal Establishes Advisory Committee of Spinal Cord Injury Experts to Provide Cutting-Edge, Credible Resources for People with Disabilities

United Spinal Association has appointed a new Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee (MSAC) to offer guidance and expertise in assisting people...


Apr 15, 2013, 09:15 ET United Spinal Welcomes New Board Member: Joseph Gaskins to Energize Advocacy Efforts

United Spinal Association recently announced Joseph Gaskins, an experienced DC lobbyist, accomplished executive in the wireless industry and...


Apr 05, 2013, 09:15 ET United Spinal to Host Two Free April Webinars for People with Disabilities: Air Travel and Uninsured Health Expenses after Injury

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


Mar 22, 2013, 01:31 ET United Spinal President Paul J. Tobin Honored with Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals Leadership Award

United Spinal president and CEO, Paul J. Tobin, has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals (ASCIP)...


Mar 07, 2013, 09:10 ET United Spinal to Host Free Webinars on Tax Provisions & Mobility Equipment for People with Disabilities

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


Feb 20, 2013, 09:15 ET United Spinal's UsersFirst Allows Wheelchair Users First Time Public Access To Explore Latest Mobility Products: 29th International Seating Symposium

United Spinal Association's grass roots advocacy program, UsersFirst, in collaboration with the International Seating Symposium (ISS), presents The...


Feb 06, 2013, 10:23 ET United Spinal to Host Free Webinars on Sexuality and Health & Fitness for People with Disabilities

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


Jan 22, 2013, 09:10 ET United Spinal's Free Webinar on Health Care Reform For People with Disabilities

United Spinal Association's membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), will host a free webinar on January 30th that...


Dec 14, 2012, 11:18 ET United Spinal statement hails Comptroller Liu's rejection of Taxi of tomorrow contract

United Spinal Association, a membership organization of 37,000 people who want taxis to be wheelchair accessible, applauds New York City Comptroller...