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Capital District Center for Independence

2018-04-21T18:24:10+00:00 Categories: Disability Products & Services, New York|Tags: |

Capital District Center for Independence was established in 1979, to promote independent living for people with disabilities through a wide variety of services, information, education outreach and training to people with disabilities.

Brooklyn Center For Independence of the Disabled

2018-04-21T18:28:11+00:00 Categories: New York|Tags: |

Brooklyn Center For Independence of the Disabled is dedicated to guaranteeing the civil rights of people with disabilities. We exist to improve the quality of life of Brooklyn residents with disabilities through programs that empower them.

Bronx Independent Living Services

2018-04-21T18:30:08+00:00 Categories: Disability Products & Services, New York|Tags: |

Bronx Independent Living Services (BILS) is a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to empower all people with disabilities to understand and exercise their civil and human rights in order to live fully integrated lives in mainstream society.

Cyclist Ian Andersen – Alaska To Argentina For A Cause

2018-04-24T09:47:41+00:00 Categories: Latest, United Spinal Updates|

Ian Andersen cycling through Patagonia, Argentina On Dec. 5, 2017, approximately 15 and a half months after he set off from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, Ian Andersen completed one of the most epic fundraising efforts for United Spinal Association ever. Andersen cycled over 15,000 [...]

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury can result in paralysis of the muscles used for breathing; paralysis and/or loss of feeling in all or some of the trunk, arms, and legs; weakness; numbness; loss of bowel and bladder control; and numerous secondary conditions including respiratory problems, pressure sores, and sometimes fatal spikes in blood pressure. Approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries occur in the U.S. each year. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, sports injuries, and penetrations such as stab or gunshot wounds.

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Our membership community provides a lifeline for many individuals that are focused on regaining their independence and improving their quality of life––whether they are leaving rehab after sustaining a spinal cord injury, learning to live with symptoms of a spinal cord disorder, or have spent years of frustration coping with disability. We provide members guidance and resources on a variety of topics they are passionate about, such as employment, affordable housing, transportation, health care, home- and community-based independent living, education, peer support, and leisure and recreation.
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