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.
This year the Roll on Capitol Hill will be different for United Spinal Association, as we are facing both new challenges and new opportunities on a whole range of policy issues with a new presidential administration.
Rolling Inspiration, a San Antonio-based non-profit, now doubles as United Spinal’s San Antonio chapter. Rolling Inspiration got its start as a simple support group at a local community center in 2010.
By the time Williams reached out to United Spinal’s Resource Center in the weeks following the call, she was near her wit’s end. Ten days of phone calls to CMS had only proved more confusing.
The Rochester Spinal Association is truly a portrait in perseverance. Founding members Cathy Flanagan, Sue Shepard and Amy Scaramuzzino were on hand 25 years ago to cheer on Dave Resseguie and Bruce Holiday as they wheeled from Albany to Rochester to promote ADA awareness for people with disabilities.
If you're uninsured or looking for more affordable health insurance, the “open enrollment” period is the time to visit healthcare.gov or call 1-800-318-2596 or visit your state’s healthcare website.
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.