April 2016

Clinton and Sanders Confirm Support of Disability Integration Act

By | April 20th, 2016|

Although they may disagree on various foreign policy issues and argue about the future of climate change, Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders [...]

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 [...]

The World is Collapsing and We Are Pretty Screwed (so might as well be happy)

By | April 4th, 2016|

The world is going to hell in a hand basket, and the whole ship is going to come crashing down.

March 2016

#CripTheVote Lights Up the Internet

By | March 9th, 2016|

As the 2016 election process heats up, newly launched online campaign #CripTheVote is lighting up the Internet as a way to bring awareness to disability [...]

Is Long Term Managed Healthcare the Best States Can Come Up With?

By | March 4th, 2016|

As states turn to long term managed health care to streamline services, consumers like Tom Turner are left wondering if there's a better way. [...]

Election Day: Show Up, Be Seen, Advocate and #RevUp! the Vote

By | March 2nd, 2016|

Lex Frieden, a chief architect of the Americans with Disabilities Act, director, Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU) program at TIRR Memorial Hermann, addresses a [...]

Training the Red Cross for Disaster

By | March 1st, 2016|

From Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy to the wildfires of California and floods of South Carolina, there’s been one thing in common: The Red Cross hasn’t understood disability, and that has put lives at risk.

February 2016

Handcyclist Joe Stone Settles Complaint Against Montana Marathon

By | February 19th, 2016|

Handcyclist Joe Stone has settled his disability discrimination complaint against Run Wild Missoula after the marathon agreed to allow handcycles and wheelchairs in the race [...]

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 [...]

United Spinal News

By | February 1st, 2016|

United Spinal Requests Safe And Lawful Ferry Access to the Statue of Liberty; Chapter’s Persistence Rewarded With Neilsen Grant

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