December 2016

VetsFirst: Friends to Help with Your Benefits

By | December 1st, 2016|

Dealing with the VA and making sure you get the benefits and services you need can be tricky. Luckily you have a friend at VetsFirst.

Forced to Pay Wheelchair Rental?

By | December 1st, 2016|

Q. The electric wheelchair I’ve been using the last 10 years is beyond repair, and my vendor says replacement parts are unavailable. My need for the wheelchair is critical. Now I have learned that my level of disability does not allow me to have a chair with the same features. I have been “demoted” to a standard power wheelchair.

November 2016

NYC Police Stations Sued Over Accessibility

By | November 21st, 2016|

More than half of New York City's 77 police stations are not accessible, according to an Oct. 17 federal lawsuit filed by the nonprofit organizations [...]

October 2016

Financial Inclusion Summit Grapples with Unbanked and Underbanked People with Disabilities

By | October 31st, 2016|

Bankers, stakeholders, policymakers and people with disabilities met in Seattle to discuss how to engage more people with disabilities in the banking process at the [...]

Tiffiny Carlson Honored by the Morton Cure Paralysis Fund

By | October 28th, 2016|

  New Mobility’s own SCI Life columnist and community partner, Tiffiny Carlson, was named the Morton Cure Paralysis Fund 2016 honoree last month at its [...]

Clinton, Trump Respond to RevUp Presidential Survey

By | October 28th, 2016|

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have both responded to REV UP's presidential survey, which asks questions about each candidate's approach to disability issues and concerns.

Uber Sued by Access Living for Lack of Wheelchair Access

By | October 18th, 2016|

Saying it has run out of patience waiting for Uber to serve wheelchair users, Chicago-based Access Living filed a lawsuit against the ride-share giant on Oct. 13.

Tammy Duckworth: Our Champion in Congress

By | October 3rd, 2016|

U.S. Congresswoman and wheelchair user Tammy Duckworth, a wounded combat vet, is running for the U.S. Senate. She's our champion on Capitol Hill.

Wheeling into Politics

By | October 3rd, 2016|

It's not easy to run for office, but these three wheelchair users have done so successfully. Here are their experiences, tips and strategies.

United Spinal Celebrates 70 Years

By | October 3rd, 2016|

What began in 1946 as a small, determined group of World War II veterans advocating for greater civil rights and independence in New York City has grown into the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders across the country.

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