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.
United Spinal Association and Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY) have reached an historic settlement agreement with the City of New York that will vastly improve sidewalk accessibility for wheelchair users and other members of the disability community.
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.
The Executive Council of the North American Spinal Cord Injury Consortium has been asked to provide input from our spinal cord injured community to help chart the future of funding for spinal cord injury (SCI) research in the next decade.