Chapters

My First ‘Roll on Capitol Hill’ Experience

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My family and I were honored to be invited to attend United Spinal's 2013 Roll on Capitol Hill and speak to legislators on the issues affecting people living with spinal cord injuries and other disabilities. On Sunday, June 14th we arrived in Washington, D.C. and registered  … [Read more...]

Roll on Capitol Hill: Disability Activists Demand Federal Health Care Policy Inclusion

NSCIA and United Spinal Association mobilized over 60 disability activists from its national network of member chapters and support groups for Roll on Capitol Hill––an advocacy event in Washington, D.C. on June 25-26 that directly expressed to legislators the need for greater … [Read more...]

Greater New York City Chapter Raises $35,000

The Greater New York City Chapter of NSCIA raised $35,000 for a variety of SCI-related causes at its 8th annual “Mardi Gras” February 21 at New York City’s SLATE nightclub. With DJs, dancing and comedy, the evening of entertainment was a huge hit. “This was our most … [Read more...]

Northeast Ohio Chapter Educates Med Students

Northeast Ohio Chapter members Jeff Schiemann and Herb Werner were two of the four volunteer participants in a February 7 panel hosted by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine to educate second-year medical students about interacting with people with disabilities. … [Read more...]

Chapter Workshop Reaps Rewards for All

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Representatives of 16 NSCIA chapters met with United Spinal president Paul J. Tobin and a number of United Spinal and NSCIA staff members Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Marriott World Center in Orlando, Fla., for a Chapter Development Workshop. Over two days of intensive meetings, … [Read more...]