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.
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.
With all three of her kids grown up, Karen Roy doesn't lack for things to do, She travels for her job with Numotion, serves as a board member for the Brain Injury Association of Louisiana, and is the reigning Ms. Wheelchair Louisiana.
There are so many frustrations, if we’re not ready to take those with a little bit of humor and some flexibility, we’re going to be screwed.
Thanks to United Spinal’s growing chapter network and advocacy, the seventh annual Roll on Capitol Hill is poised to be the most successful yet.
Two years ago, he was in the hospital recovering from SCI. Today he is organizing a hugely successful fundraiser for his local chapter of United Spinal.
José’s road to being an outspoken advocate started when he attended a meeting of United Spinal’s New York City chapter.
Last year the United Spinal chapter of Tennessee hosted Camp United, an outdoor adaptive sports day in Nashville. After a successful first run, they are upping the stakes with the second annual Camp United on May 20.
Daniela never could have imagined the bond she would develop with her Canine Companion for Independence, Z-Dog.
Cindy Otis reports on United Spinal’s relief efforts for those with disabilities.