A gunshot left Harsh Thakkar paralyzed and changed the course of his life. Wheelchair basketball helped him get back on track. Now he works at National Rehab Hospital in Washington, D.C., trying to help others do the same.
On Aug. 13, a C2-3 quad, set out Port Angeles, Washington, determined to raise awareness of the need for more accessible bike and multi-use trails.
25 years after the car accident that changed her future, Shannon has turned medical advice about all the things she would never be able to do on its head.
Dawn Ziegler grew up on a small farm outside of Waunakee, Wisconsin, and was paralyzed in a car accident when she was 16, resulting in a C5/6 SCI. “One of the most frustrating things was not knowing what to do with myself. It killed me not being able to help [...]
Ian Andersen is taking a 17,500 mile bike ride spanning 14 countries over 10 months, all with the goal of raising awareness & funds for spinal cord injury.
Tina McFadden grew up in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin, and still lives there with her partner, Rick and new pup, Cozy. She had her spinal cord injury July 18, 1990 when she was hit by a boat while water-skiing, making her a T12 incomplete. Tina had been very involved with Madison [...]
Attending peer mentor training. At the time of his accident, Richard Bagby was 25 years old and strongly considering pursuing a career as a Marine Corps officer. At 6-6, 215 pounds, he was an oft-honored, highly recruited athlete in high school. He played basketball at Boston University before [...]
VP of Accessibility Services, Dominic Marinelli, Appointed to New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council
We’re proud to announce the appointment of Dominic Marinelli, VP of Accessibility Services by Governor Cuomo with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Join United Spinal Member Damon Rozier and Other Comedians with Disabilities for Comedy Night at Hunter College
Laughter is the Key to Life presents "We Dare You Not To Laugh" Comedy Tour on October 25, 2014 from 8pm-10pm at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College in NYC. Doors open at 7pm. To purchase tickets, call the Hunter College box office at 212-772-4448. There’s been several specific group [...]