The small population of people who require Complex Rehab wheelchairs have the highest level of disabilities and require custom configured wheelchairs.
We support an increase in the age of eligibility for ABLE account holders from the age of 26 to 46 and hope to have a legislative bill to fix this issue in the 116th Congress.
The Empower Care Act needs to be passed in order to be able to fund transitioning people from institutions to their homes.
United Spinal supports the Disability Integration Act (S. 117/H.R. 555) which specifies in Federal Statute that people with disabilities have a federally protected right to a real choice in how and where they receive community services and supports.
Congratulations to all of you for helping to change air travel for the better for people with disabilities. As of the Fall of 2018, new consumer protections were signed into law by the President. However, as our President and CEO James Weisman states, as long as discrimination of people with disabilities exists anywhere, United Spinal will continue to fight for equal access and equal rights for all.
Don't let them take away the wheelchair that works for you. Help ensure complex rehab technology is available to all people who need it!