The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is the most comprehensive law ever passed to protect the civil rights of individuals with disabilities. While many Americans have heard about the ADA, few know what this important law requires. The following are answers to some commonly asked questions about the ADA.
United Spinal Association is proud to be a part of the legacy of the ADA, the landmark civil rights law that protects wheelchair users and other people with disabilities from discrimination.
Power wheelchair user and United Spinal member can continue to pursue legal action against Statue Cruises, LLC according to New York District Court
Lisa Wells has over 20 years of experience in public relations, communications and product management at medical supply and health technology companies.
United Spinal and its members received a huge legislative win that protects access to complex power wheelchair components such as seat cushions, specialty hand controls, tilt-recline features that many people with SCI/D rely on to live independently.
Kenny Salvini, a United Spinal member from Sumner, Washington, had his specialized wheelchair heavily damaged Airlines. Twice in the same year!
Every month our Resource Center Team use their unique skills and expertise to resolve hundreds of inquiries about spinal cord injuries and disorders.
Let’s face it — our wheelchair bags don’t carry just a wallet. We tote around our personal and medical lives along with anything else that we travel with.
It is well-known that risk taking & spinal cord injury are a terrible team, with the top causes being road accidents, falls, violence and sports.
United Spinal's Disability Etiquette booklet serves to erase some of the misconceptions about people living with different types of disabilities.