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April 2016

United Spinal Association and New York City Reach Settlement on Curb Cuts

By | April 13th, 2016|

New Yorkers who use wheelchairs continue to have difficulty with curb cuts, as shown in this screen shot from a video in Affect Magazine‘s [...]

February 2016

United Spinal Member Sues for Safe and Lawful Ferry Access to the Statue of Liberty

By | February 12th, 2016|

United Spinal Association member and employee David Heard, a wheelchair user, filed a lawsuit Thursday against Statue Cruises, LLC, for its failure to provide safe [...]

September 2014

Feds Pony-Up $14.8 Mill for Employment

By | September 26th, 2014|

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced $14,837,785 in grants to six states to improve employment opportunities for adults and youth with [...]

Continuing the Legacy of Terry Moakley

By | September 11th, 2014|

Terence J. Moakley (“Terry” to all who knew him), United Spinal and Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association (EPVA) president, employee and board member, passed away on [...]

June 2014

2014 Roll on Capitol Hill Best Yet

By | June 26th, 2014|

Rep. James Langevin (D-R.I.) meets with George Gallego of New York Chapter and United Spinal's president Joe Gaskins. NEW YORK, N.Y. – United [...]

Quad’s Thoughts Move Hand with Neurobridge

By | June 24th, 2014|

Ian Burkhart's own thoughts once again control his hand. COLUMBUS, Ohio – For the first time ever, a paralyzed man can move his [...]

Joseph Gaskins Named CEO of United Spinal Association

By | June 10th, 2014|

Joseph Gaskins has been appointed the new CEO and president of United Spinal Association. United Spinal Association today announced Joseph Gaskins, an experienced [...]

May 2014

Voters with Disabilities Victory in NYC

By | May 14th, 2014|

United Spinal Association and Disabled in Action, plaintiffs on behalf of all New Yorkers of voting age with mobility and vision disabilities, won a unanimous [...]

New Medicare Beneficiary Wheelchair Repair Survey

By | May 1st, 2014|

Access to wheelchair repair is critical for full independence. All wheelchair users know that wheelchair repair is essential to mobility, independence, and the [...]

April 2014

Join United Spinal’s CRT Virtual Call-In

By | April 30th, 2014|

Users First's Jenn Wolf is in Washington, D.C., right now fighting for affordable, appropriate wheelchairs. This week is Complex Rehabilitation Technology Week. United [...]

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