VetsFirst Finds New Leader United Spinal Association recently announced the appointment of Ross Meglathery as the new director of VetsFirst, its program that helps thousands of vets reintegrate into their communities. Prior to his appointment at VetsFirst, Meglathery spent over 15 years in the military. Subsequently, he was selected as a Congressional Marine Fellow where […]
Knowing that friends, family and even strangers are thinking about and supporting you can make all the difference in the wake of a traumatic injury. Tyson Gentry learned that first hand when he was paralyzed trying to make a catch during an Ohio State football practice in the spring of 2006. “When I was in […]
The intersection of social media world and spinal cord injury world has exploded in the last few weeks with posts and videos of “miraculous” new stairclimbing wheelchairs. The first video to circulate featured a Mr. Bill-esque animation of a power chair sprouting tank-like tracks and a mechanized arm system that elevates, reclines and even fully […]
Darren Brehm has figured out not only how to manage as a high quad, but how to thrive in the business world.
Dozens of wheelchair users are about to converge on Capitol Hill to bring the disability voice to the democratic process.
An advocacy how-to in five easy steps.
The Wheelchair Wash & Tune-Up has become one of the centerpiece events of the Pittsburgh chapter.
In 2009, the unthinkable almost happened when the Oklahoma Health Care Authority came close to stopping providing durable medical equipment to anyone over the age of 21.
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