Rolling Inspiration, a San Antonio-based non-profit, now doubles as United Spinal’s San Antonio chapter. Rolling Inspiration got its start as a simple support group at a local community center in 2010.
The Rochester Spinal Association is truly a portrait in perseverance. Founding members Cathy Flanagan, Sue Shepard and Amy Scaramuzzino were on hand 25 years ago to cheer on Dave Resseguie and Bruce Holiday as they wheeled from Albany to Rochester to promote ADA awareness for people with disabilities.
The Louisiana chapter started in 2004 as the Brain Injury Association of Louisiana, aiming to serve the state’s community of people with brain injuries. Last year BIALA joined up with United Spinal.
Sonny and Jeanette Ali, founders of the Sacramento Spinal Foundation, talk about their vision for the organization, and are focusing on trying to network the SCI community with manufacturers and products.
The first two steps for almost any successful chapter are to develop and fully embrace a mission and then to figure out how to serve that mission. The Hudson Valley Chapter of United Spinal devised a great mission.
The New Hampshire chapter of United Spinal collaborates closely with Wheelchair Health in Motion, a unique blend of peer support groups and exercise that is quickly spreading throughout New Hampshire.
Life in a wheelchair can be costly. To help alleviate some of that hassle, the Connecticut Chapter offers $500 Quality of Life grants to help members find the extra bucks to pay for almost anything SCI/D related.
West Livaudais has grown his social connection group from five to 35 participants with SCI. Pizzas are sizzling in the oven, specialty beers are flowing from the tap, and lively tunes are blasting throughout the bar. It’s just a typical, crowded last Monday at The Lucky Lab Brew [...]
Dear United Spinal Association Member, We are pleased to let you know that our Chapter Network has significantly expanded and wanted to ensure that you were aware of what is being offered in your area. Our Chapters provide many different types of programs and services that are geared towards giving [...]