Katie Smith has traveled the U.S. and the world, tried most adaptive sports, advocated for international disability inclusion and, most recently, began serving as the chapter leader for the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of United Spinal.
Aspiring commercial director, college student, advocate and volunteer, Shayla Gaither has a lot on her plate. A paraplegic since birth, she is determined to change the way people view disability.
The Transportation Security Administration has shared some important tips to help you better prepare for security screening at our Nation’s airport screening checkpoints for the 2018 holiday traveling season.
A former teacher turned research assistant who also blogs about wheelchair life and serves as president of the Northeast Ohio Chapter of United Spinal Association, Megan Hammond is dedicated to helping people find the resources they need after a spinal cord injury.
In recognition of Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, we’re taking a moment to honor some of the game changers and innovators who make United Spinal’s diverse community truly amazing.
Scott Liesch crisscrosses the nation representing The Standing Company, trumpeting the many benefits of standing wheelchairs. He sees himself as more than a sales rep: “I want to get chair users up on their feet again.”
Triathlete and open-water swimmer Trent Theroux attempted to swim the 21-mile span of the English Channel as a fundraiser to benefit Rise Above Paralysis, the Greater Boston Chapter of United Spinal Association.
As an SCI researcher and a person with SCI, Alexander “Sasha” Rabchevsky’s learned his unique position can be an advantage and a source of frustration, but he is dedicated to improving the quality of life of his fellow wheelers.
If your wheelchair back and seat are made of soft material there is one thing you can count on- The upholstery will stretch and sag over time.