United Spinal’s Rolling Revolution took over our nation’s capital for three days in late June for the seventh annual Roll on Capitol Hill.
As an SCI researcher and a person with SCI, Alexander “Sasha” Rabchevsky’s learned his unique position can be an advantage and a source of frustration, but he is dedicated to improving the quality of life of his fellow wheelers.
What does this social experiment prove? I guess it proves that Costco bouncers are somehow intimidated by my crippledness. Thus, they give me special treatment. But should I be insulted by that?
This past Sunday, 35 of my closest friends and family got together to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of my SCI with an event my parents and I titled, “Surviving and Thriving: Celebrating 20 Years.”
United Spinal Association is excited to be a part of a new effort to address inaccurate stereotypes of wheelchair users and improve the representation of people with disabilities in the media.