There will be plenty to explore at this year’s Independence Expo-Orlando, from cutting-edge wheelchair technology to planning the accessible vacation of your dreams.
People of all ages gathered for the 3rd annual Independence Expo sponsored by United Spinal Association, to learn about the newest technologies, services and accessories to benefit wheelchair users and other individuals with disabilities.
On April 21st, United Spinal hosted its Disability Leadership and Policy Summit at Temple University's Student Center in Philadelphia, PA to address employment issues facing people with disabilities, including students, veterans, and wheelchair users.
Every kid dreams big as they discover the world around them. For kids who use wheelchairs, those big dreams can get lost. United Spinal believes that by helping make a child's dreams a reality, it will lead them down the path to a productive and meaningful adulthood.
Despite growing up around drugs and violence and losing his ability to walk in the prime of his life, comedian, author and United Spinal member, Damon Rozier, who will be participating in our upcoming Independence Expo in Orlando, Florida, refused to give up on his dreams.
Many parents shed tears of joy at the sight of their children interacting and playing alongside other kids. As they watched from the sidelines, some parents had smiles as big as the kids participating. On Saturday, August 7th, United Spinal Association’s 2010 Kids Sports Spectacular at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was a place where kids with disabilities had the chance to experience the excitement and camaraderie of adaptive sports, gain greater self-confidence, and realize their future potential.
United Spinal Association's 2010 Disability Leadership and Policy Summit returned to Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York for its third year. This time around, the discussion focused on The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Be sure to make time for our one-of-a-kind events. There is something for everyone from exploring your independence to vital issues important to women with disabilities. And they're all free!