Marcela Turnage and Kimberly Wooden formed an amazing friendship thanks to United Spinal Association’s Peer Mentor program, which brought the Nashville natives living with spinal cord injury (SCI) together. In less than two years, the program has trained over 200 mentors within the chapter network and they have sites currently located from coast to coast.
The team of experts behind the United Spinal Resource Center doesn't need a wheelchair-shaped distress symbol to shine in the sky to bring them together.
United Spinal Association’s VetsFirst program thanks all generations of America’s veterans for serving us proudly by helping them transition back to their families and communities. Veterans Day is just one day to honor the courageous men and women that have made the sacrifice to protect our freedom. It is also [...]
Fifty-five members representing 26 of United Spinal's NSCIA member chapters gathered in Minneapolis, Minn., Sept. 11-13 for the 2014 Chapter Leadership Meeting. In addition to substantive discussions about the present and future of United Spinal Association, the weekend offered plenty of time for attendees to connect and share their questions [...]
United Spinal Association and The Buoniconti Fund continue to work together to bring the very best resources and peer support to people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D). In 2013, the organizations teamed up to create the Spinal Network to address the need for improved coordination between peer [...]
Heather Ansley, VP of United Spinal Association's VetsFirst program. Delays in accessing health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs that resulted in veterans’ deaths have sickened Americans who believe that one of our most sacred duties as a nation is to care for those who have served [...]
United Spinal Association today announced a new partnership with Ivycorp, makers of a cloud-based multi-channel group communications platform called Ivytalk, to assist the organization with integration of short message service (SMS) technology in its future outreach efforts. “Ivytalk will be invaluable in helping United Spinal ensure we are well-equipped to [...]
United Spinal Association and The Buoniconti Fund recently teamed up to create a national network of peer support groups called the “Spinal Network” to set higher standards in assisting people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D). The goal of the Spinal Network is to ensure more peer support [...]