Mackay, a C2-3 quad, set out from his home in Port Angeles, Washington, determined to raise awareness of the need for more accessible bike and multi-use trails. Dubbed Ian’s Ride, Mackay’s plan was to roll almost the entire length of the state over a mere 10 days.
It came as no surprise to El Pasoans that our city was voted the third best place in America to raise a family. Cost of living is relatively low, the crime rate is below the national average, and the climate is preferred by many, especially by those wheelers who have gotten tired of shoveling snow.
The Cajun Heartland of Louisiana is definitely the one place that I can be myself, eat some of the best food there is, and do what the Cajuns do.
The Louisiana chapter started in 2004 as the Brain Injury Association of Louisiana, aiming to serve the state’s community of people with brain injuries. Last year BIALA joined up with United Spinal.
Sacramento offers a range of exciting attractions for locals and visitors. There’s no shortage of things to do. Thankfully, most of Sacramento is very accessible.
85 wheelchair users stormed Washington, D.C., to advocate for legislation that improves the quality of life for people with SCI/D. The event was a huge success, but you don’t have to take our word for it. Here is one member’s experience.
Seven years ago, United Spinal Association’s Greater Kansas City Chapter hosted its first abilities fair. in the small lobby of one of the local rehab facilities. From those humble beginnings it would have been hard for even the biggest optimist to imagine how the event would evolve and grow.
Gerard “Jerry” Kelly, United Spinal’s executive director from 2002-2005, passed away June 18. Kelly was 70.
Sonny and Jeanette Ali, founders of the Sacramento Spinal Foundation, talk about their vision for the organization, and are focusing on trying to network the SCI community with manufacturers and products.
Shouts of congratulations and waves of applause could be heard along the entire race route from runners and spectators alike. The unique reason for all of the support is that both of them have spinal cord injuries.