When two of the largest health systems in Virginia announced they are collaborating to build a state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital outside Richmond, no one had a bigger smile than Sharon Drennan, the executive director of the Virginia Chapter of United Spinal Association.
The Brain Injury Association of Louisiana hosted its 10th annual conference March 10-11 in Kenner, Louisiana, for a record turnout of 220 professionals, caregivers and SCI survivors.
United Spinal’s 6th Annual “Roll on Capitol Hill” to Raise Awareness of Critical Issues Impacting the Spinal Cord Injury/Disease and Veteran Communities
United Spinal and over 100 disability advocates and wheelchair users from its national chapter network will gather in Washington to meet with congressional leaders and highlight health, independence, community, and quality of life issues vital to people with spinal cord injury/disease (SCI/D).
It's estimated that over 6,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with ALS every year, and 20,000 people live with the disease at any given time. In honor of ALS Awareness Month, we're sharing stories about living with ALS from our award-winning membership magazine.
A gunshot left Harsh Thakkar paralyzed and changed the course of his life. Wheelchair basketball helped him get back on track. Now he works at National Rehab Hospital in Washington, D.C., trying to help others do the same.
This year the Roll on Capitol Hill will be different for United Spinal Association, as we are facing both new challenges and new opportunities on a whole range of policy issues with a new presidential administration.
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.
By the time Williams reached out to United Spinal’s Resource Center in the weeks following the call, she was near her wit’s end. Ten days of phone calls to CMS had only proved more confusing.