April is Fair Housing Month, a time to reflect on United Spinal’s commitment to ensuring every American, including people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders, have access to housing that is free from discrimination.
United Spinal Association is pleased to announce our participation in the second annual Progressive MS Day, being observed on March 28, 2019.
Injured at 24, Kevin Mullin dedicated himself to studying SCI rehab and recovery to improve his own functionality. He used that knowledge to help launch a now thriving training center.
United Spinal Association and Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY) have reached an historic settlement agreement with the City of New York that will vastly improve sidewalk accessibility for wheelchair users and other members of the disability community.
There are currently, 15 disease-modifying agents approved by the FDA to treat MS. The goal of disease-modifying treatment is to reduce the early clinical and sub-clinical disease activity that is thought to contribute to long-term disability.
Dr. Jim Post was chosen for the March cover of New Mobility magazine because, as far as we know, of being the first quadriplegic to successfully gain admittance to and graduate from a medical school.
Candis Welch has seen all sides of life in Tinsel Town. Whatever the job, Welch succeeds thanks to a strong work ethic and the confidence that she has the skills to succeed.
A 2,350-mile walk to raise awareness about the impact of increasingly frequent extreme weather events on persons with physical and cognitive disabilities will kick off on June 21, 2019, the day of the summer solstice.
In keeping with our commitment to veterans with disabilities, and their families and caregivers, the leadership from United Spinal Association and its VetsFirst program participated in a meet-n-greet tour at the James J. Peters VAMC.