After three administrations and 25 years of litigation, New York City’s sidewalks are finally on the path to complying with the ADA.
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.
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.
United Spinal Association president and CEO James Weisman was awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities for his dedicated advocacy to expand disability rights
United Spinal and over 100 member advocates gathered in Washington, D.C., for the 8th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill to ensure wheelchair users and all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders have a seat at the table in shaping disability policies.
United Spinal and Center for Independence of the Disabled has received U.S. District Court approval to move forward with their historic settlement agreement with the City of New York to vastly improve sidewalk accessibility.
Roll on Capitol Hill Empowers New Generation of Wheelchair Users to Lead the Charge for Disability Rights
United Spinal Association and over 100 member advocates from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C. to ensure wheelchair users and all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D) have a seat at the table in shaping disability policies.
The statistics are still startling: 20 veterans a day die by suicide. And that number, while slightly lower this year, is still 20 too many. But, the more important shift is that the conversation is changing.