Action Required! Click Here To Take Action Delays in getting your benefits exist because Social Security’s operating budget has been cut by over 10 percent since 2010 and the Social Security Administration (SSA) has been forced to cut back on your services. Since 2010, SSA has closed [...]
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 [...]
When someone is spinal cord injured, there can be a great deal of uncertainty and an overwhelming amount of questions. But the fact is there are many people living with SCI that are achieving extraordinary things. They’re relentless and determined, staring down adversity, unwilling to let their injury slow them [...]
It has gotten harder and harder to get the right wheelchair parts and repairs. It is easy to vent frustrations at wheelchair suppliers but the underlying cause of most of these difficulties are the insurance policies dictating how parts and repairs are reimbursed. We could try to explain competitive bidding [...]
Over 150 wheelchair users, clinicians, partners and disability advocates from 33 states, plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, gathered in Washington, D.C. on June 26-29 for our 5th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill to discuss improving disability policies with key congressional leaders. Roll on Capitol Hill is United [...]