United Spinal Association’s goal is enhance the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D), including veterans, and provide support and information to loved ones, care providers and professionals. Our community of over 40,000 includes people living with SCI/D, family members and friends, over 40 chapters and over 160 support groups, caregivers, care providers, medical facilities, businesses, and other interested parties.


  • Protective Safety Bags for Wheelchairs can Ease Concerns of Air Travelers with Disabilities (8/1/2014) - Damage to wheelchair equipment at the airport can ruin travel plans for people with disabilities. It’s an issue many within our community can relate to. New protective safety bags designed by Airshells.us that can be utilized for foldable and rigid wheelchairs has the potential to alleviate some of the headaches faced by wheelchair users who […]
  • U.S. Senate: Ratify the CRPD before August Recess (7/24/2014) - Way back in May of 2008, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Disabilities Treaty) became effective. It is intended to protect the rights and the dignity of persons with disabilities all around the world. As of this writing, some 147 nations have ratified the Disabilities Treaty. Sadly, the United States of America […]
  • United Spinal Meets with Congresswoman Rodgers on Key Policy Issues (7/16/2014) - United Spinal had a great meeting with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, recipient of our 2014 Junius A. Kellogg Outstanding Congressional Leadership Award at this year’s Roll on Capitol Hill (ROCH) for her extensive leadership and vocal support of disability issues. United Spinal talked about legislative strategy on making the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act […]