United Spinal and Center for Independence of the Disabled has received U.S. District Court approval to move forward with their historic settlement agreement with the City of New York to vastly improve sidewalk accessibility.
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. to ensure wheelchair users and all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D) have a seat at the table in shaping disability policies.
The statistics are still startling: 20 veterans a day die by suicide. And that number, while slightly lower this year, is still 20 too many. But, the more important shift is that the conversation is changing.
With National Mobility Awareness Month kicking off May 1, two of the leaders in providing independence for individuals with disabilities are launching the Automotive Mobility Awareness Tour.
April is Fair Housing Month, a time to reflect on United Spinal’s commitment to ensuring every American, including people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders, have access to housing that is free from discrimination.
United Spinal Association is pleased to announce our participation in the second annual Progressive MS Day, being observed on March 28, 2019.
A 2,350-mile walk to raise awareness about the impact of increasingly frequent extreme weather events on persons with physical and cognitive disabilities will kick off on June 21, 2019, the day of the summer solstice.
The tragic death of Malaysia Goodson, who fell down a flight of subway steps holding her 1-year old child, brought out politicians and media, as well as disabled activists, clamoring for more subway elevators.
Bill Fertig, United Spinal’s Resource Center Director Elected to Executive Council of North American Spinal Cord Injury Consortium
Bill Fertig was recently elected to the Executive Council of the NASCIC which brings about unified achievements in research, care, cure and policy by supporting collaborative efforts across the spinal cord injury community.
United Spinal Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Corazza, an experienced military and veteran advocate, as the new vice president of its VetsFirst program.