A major tourist attraction, the city has plentiful opportunities for people — with or without disabilities — to ensure a wonderful experience while here.
Rolling Inspiration, a San Antonio-based non-profit, now doubles as United Spinal’s San Antonio chapter. Rolling Inspiration got its start as a simple support group at a local community center in 2010.
Marjorie Williams had grown accustomed to regular calls from her medical equipment provider to check on how many catheters she had left, so when they called she didn’t think anything of it. They informed her that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services had forced them to slash the amount of catheters she received monthly.
Rochester has a lot to offer for those living with a disability. Winter weather aside, there are many aspects of this region that helped me get the most out of life’s adventures.
The Rochester Spinal Association is truly a portrait in perseverance. Founding members Cathy Flanagan, Sue Shepard and Amy Scaramuzzino were on hand 25 years ago to cheer on Dave Resseguie and Bruce Holiday as they wheeled from Albany to Rochester to promote ADA awareness for people with disabilities.
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.
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.
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.