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United Spinal’s 3rd Annual Roll on Capitol Hill: Wheelchair Users and Advocates Lead Charge to Strengthen Disability Rights

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Left to right: Congressman Jim Langevin with George Gallego of our NY Chapter and Joe Gaskins, United Spinal’s president United Spinal Association and advocates from its membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association [...]

Access App Only the Beginning

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Massachusetts member Kevin McGuire has had his hand on the pulse of the disability community since he was paralyzed in a 1968 accident. He worked on accessibility issues for two prominent senators, he founded his [...]

Chicago Member Reveca Torres: Reimagining Life in a Chair

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Reveca Torres talks with Joe McTigue, one of the participants of Reinventing the Wheel. Photo by Amie Zimmerman Inspiration struck Chicago member Reveca Torres when she was attending a fashion show. The show [...]

Need for Speed

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All New Jersey member Marcus Culvert wants is a chance — a chance to show the world just how fast a paralyzed person can go. Culvert, 51, has been racing cars since he was 16, [...]

Advocacy in Action: Kesha Pilot of Hot Springs, Arkansas

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After a spinal cord injury, one of the most difficult adjustments can be striking the right balance between accepting your new reality and hoping for a cure. In the 11 months since a car accident [...]

Advocacy in Action: Mike Mohr of Madison, Wisconsin

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Mike Mohr Wisconsin NSCIA member Mike Mohr is a shining example of what each of us can accomplish when we refuse to let our disabilities define who we are. Mohr, 31, who helped [...]

Member Helps Protect Access to Proper Wheelchairs in WA

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Governor Inslee signs House Bill No. 1445 relating to complex rehabilitation technology products. Left to right is: Charlie Brown; Governor Jay Inslee; Bruce Thompson; and Washington State member Bob Plummer. Bob Plummer, an [...]

Advocacy in Action: Hector Del Valle of Central Florida

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Hector with Ronald Reagan. Hector Del Valle, president of NSCIA’s Central Florida Chapter and participant in our upcoming Roll on Capitol Hill, demonstrates that we all have the ability to overcome adversity and [...]

Advocacy in Action: Kim Harrison of Douglasville, Georgia

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Kim taking on Capitol Hill. Kim Harrison, an NSCIA member from Douglasville, Georgia and past participant in Roll on Capitol Hill, proves that each of us has the ability to be effective self-advocates [...]

NY Member George Gallego Honored with AAPD Leadership Award

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From left: Ted Kennedy, Jr., John Register, and former Congressman Tony Coelho with George Gallego. Photo credit: Julia Hahn-Gallego By Dr. Rosemarie Murray Wheels of Progress CEO & former Greater New York City [...]