After three administrations and 25 years of litigation, New York City’s sidewalks are finally on the path to complying with the ADA.
Matt Tilford always thirsted for adventure, and he wasn’t about to let a T12 spinal cord injury quell that need. Twelve years later he is busy travelling the world and testing his limits.
United Spinal hosted a peer mentor training session at Helen Hayes Rehabilitation Hospital. Attendees included those who have overcome the challenges of living spinal cord injury (SCI), traumatic brain injury, and other disabilities.
In recognition of Veteran’s Day, United Spinal Association would like to take a moment to thank the men and women who have bravely defended our freedom.
Finding the right job is a challenge for most people. When you’re living with a spinal cord injury it can be ten times more difficult. We put together a list of some of the common barriers to employment for people with disabilities, along with solutions that can help remove them.
A C5-6 SCI at 14 only increased his desire to build an exoskeleton, and today he lives a dual life that Stark would envy: CEO of an assistive device company by day, designer/inventor by night.