NEW YORK, N.Y.: United Spinal Association today acclaimed the unanimous vote by the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission to increase the number of wheelchair accessible taxis to 50 percent of the entire fleet by 2020. Beginning in January 2015 a 30 cent per ride surcharge will be applied to the 13,000-plus yellow cabs […]
All wheelchair users know that wheelchair repair is essential to mobility, independence, and the ability to contribute to, and participate in society. However, some Medicare policies may restrict access to wheelchair repair services. It is critical that wheelchair users on Medicare have access to a supplier with trained and experienced service technicians and the infrastructure […]
In the early post-ADA years, we faced a dilemma: how to advocate for inclusion while proving our individuality.
Advocate of the Year; VA Benefit Assist
There are accessibility guidelines available for virtually any feature to be found in a park, including parking, signage, walkways, playgrounds, parks programs and fishing piers.
When we initiated a lawsuit against the largest movie theater chain in the nation, Regal ignored our attorney’s letters.
Ed Roberts: Interviewed by Lucy Gwin
Landmark legislation though it be, the ADA has birthed a mighty backlash.
This week is Complex Rehabilitation Technology Week. United Spinal along with other stakeholders at the NCART Conference are in Washington, D.C., promoting better access to customized wheelchairs. You can participate by contacting your members of Congress and telling them the right wheelchair matters here. Once you click the link, just follow the steps and an […]
It may be another year until the Americans with Disabilities Act turns 25, but the ADA Legacy Project is launching a cross-country bus tour this summer to celebrate and raise awareness of the historic civil rights law. The yearlong tour begins July 25, 2014 in Houston, the home of President George H.W. Bush, who signed […]