The 2018 Roll on Capitol Hill was attended by more wheelchair using advocates and more disability advocates than ever before. The result was that our grass roots activists from across the country accomplished more Hill visits and raised awareness of critical issues to a greater extent than ever before. [...]
United spinal’s seventh annual Roll On Capitol Hill to raise awareness of critical issues impacting the spinal cord injury/disease and veteran communities is set to roll on June 24 with over 100 wheelchair users and member advocates.
The University of Pittsburgh is currently recruiting for a research study to determine the effectiveness of a remote wheelchair transfer training program. Activities involved in this study include the completion of questionnaires and review of an interactive training module.
Ian Mackay, Washington State advocate, activist, avid outdoor enthusiast and peer group leader, will be attending United Spinal's Roll on Capitol Hill to speak with legislators on issues that affect the independence and quality of life for people with spinal cord injuries and disorders.
United Spinal Association will host Frances M. Ozur Cole from Albuquerque, New Mexico, at its 7th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, June 24-27 in Washington, D.C., along with other prominent disability advocates, to speak directly with legislators on issues that affect the independence and quality of life for people with [...]
United Spinal Association will host Megan Hammond at its 7th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, to speak directly with legislators on issues that affect the independence and quality of life for people with spinal cord injuries and disorders and other pre-existing conditions.
Thanks to United Spinal’s growing chapter network and advocacy, the seventh annual Roll on Capitol Hill is poised to be the most successful yet.
The 2017 hurricane season upended hundreds of thousands of lives. Cindy Otis reports on United Spinal’s relief efforts for those with disabilities.
United Spinal Association is working with MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital on two research studies to learn more about urinary symptoms of people living with neurogenic bladder––or the loss of normal bladder function.
Ian Andersen cycling through Patagonia, Argentina On Dec. 5, 2017, approximately 15 and a half months after he set off from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, Ian Andersen completed one of the most epic fundraising efforts for United Spinal Association ever. Andersen cycled over 15,000 [...]