United Spinal is advocating for 100% accessible taxi, as well as accessible Uber & Lyft, service in Washington, DC. United Spinal will continue to advocate for access to all modes of transportation as a civil right. Join us in this fight. You need not be a resident of DC. Phone [...]
United Spinal can happily report that Congress the Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act that delays price adjustments on CRT Wheelchair Accessories.
Written By: Rob Wudlick Funding for spinal cord injury (SCI) research and other types of medical research is inadequate. As of 2015, about 14 percent of grant applications are approved by the National Institutes of Health for SCI research, annually. Life changing innovations which are currently being developed are delayed [...]
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 [...]