National Disability Employment Awareness Month was in October and the theme was "My Disability is One Part of Who I Am I.”
Uber's zeal to replace accessible yellow cabs and their refusal to operate accessible vehicles is jeopardizing options for wheelchair and scooter users.
James Weisman, United Spinal Association’s president and CEO recently contributed an op-ed to the NY Daily News blasting the e-hail giant Uber
United Spinal’s VetsFirst Calls for Improvements to VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program
Recently, VetsFirst Director Ross Meglathery testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs’ Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity regarding the VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program (VR&E). Meglathery’s opening remarks stressed the need to provide disabled veterans with the training to reintegrate into society and the workforce. This training serves a [...]
United Spinal’s members and staff were out in full force to celebrate New York City’s first ever Disability Pride Parade on Sunday, July 12, 2015.
United Spinal Association’s VetsFirst program announced its support for a bill designed to improve educational benefits for veterans and military.
Download Free PDF Version Purchase Print Version A publication of United Spinal Association 75-20 Astoria Boulevard, Jackson Heights, NY, 11370-1177 718•803•3782 Questions and Answers Introduction Definition of a Person with a Disability Title I: Key Employment Provisions Reasonable Accommodation Undue Hardship The Cost of Implementing the ADA Pre-employment Medical Screenings [...]
In the wake of his first feature film, New York member Jason DaSilva, 35, has been lauded with superlatives and praise by some of the country’s most heralded voices. Among many favorable reviews for his documentary When I Walk, The New York Times applauded his “uncompromising intelligence” and the Hollywood [...]