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Access to VA Caregiving Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities –Wed, May 7, 2014 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

Advice for Parents and Caregivers of Children with Special Needs — Wed, Jun 11, 2014 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST

Transitioning into Adulthood with SCI/D –Tue, Jun 17, 2014 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST

Raising a Child with Special Needs: A Mother’s Story –Thu, Jun 26, 2014 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST

Intro to Implanted Neural Prosthesis for People with SCI/D –Wed, Jul 9, 2014 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

Fight to Improve Wheelchair Access in NYC and Its National Implications –Thu, Jul 24, 2014 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

Service Animals and You –Wed, Oct 15, 2014 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

Breakthroughs in Stem Cell Therapies –Thu, Oct 23, 2014 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST


Webinar Archive

transitioning-from-canes-to-walkers-to-wheelchairs-webinar-thTransitioning from Canes to Walkers to Wheelchairs 4/17/14
This webinar will explore the various devices and assistive equipment that a person may need as their condition progresses or changes and its impact on one’s mobility.
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can-i-walk-again-webinar-thCan I Walk Again? The Latest Technology on Motion Therapy 4/10/14
This webinar session will address the latest in technology as it relates to motion therapy, including: Locomotion Treadmill Training, Robotic Repetitive Motion, Exoskeletons, FES and more.
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getting-the-right-mobility-equipment-webinar-thGetting the Right Mobility Equipment and Services 3/27/14
This webinar will describe what rules under Medicare may stop you from getting the power wheelchairs, prescription drugs and other medical supplies that you rely on.
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formula-for-successful-home-modifications-webinar-thThe Formula for Successful Home Modifications 2/26/14
This webinar will provide a blueprint and all the necessary information and tools to make your next home modification job a successful one.
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accessing-the-catheter-that-best-works-for-you-webinar-thAccessing the Catheter that Best Works for You 2/13/14
The webinar discusses the features and availability of today’s intermittent catheters under Medicare.
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getting-the-right-healthcare-webinar-thGetting the Right Health Care: How we can help you 1/30/14
The webinar will highlight resources available through the NDNRC and profile consumers who rely on NDNRC’s expertise.
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rehab-is-over-now-what-thumbRehab is Over. Now What? 1/16/14
This informative webinar will focus on programs that are available after conventional therapy is over.
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non-service-connected-pension-benefits-300x225Veterans Non-Service-Connected Disability Pension Benefits 11/19/13
In this webinar, we will focus on the basic eligibility criteria for VA pension and explain step-by-step how to apply for this monetary benefit.
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Increasing Access to Accessible Housing for Disabled Veterans 11/7/13
This webinar will take a closer look at the programs that are available to assist veterans through VA with accessible housing.
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becoming-a-lab-rat-thBack to Work with SSDI… It Doesn’t have to be SCARY 10/31/13
This webinar, presented by Tai Venuti, MPH, will address common concerns SSDI beneficiaries have about returning to work. It will provide a snapshot of the current employment environment for people with disabilities and describe resources available to help individuals obtain and maintain employment.
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becoming-a-lab-rat-th“Becoming a Lab Rat” – Lessons learned from participating in a Clinical Trial 09/25/13
This webinar will provide resources to learn about available clinical trials, how to know if it is a valid trial, and what to expect by being a clinical trial participant.
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preventing-falls-in-adults-with-disabilities-chronic-health-conditions-thPreventing Falls in Adults with Disabilities and Chronic Health Conditions 09/17/13
This webinar explains the best research on how to effectively prevent falls among men and women with disabilities.
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discover-usa-role-in-scid-community-thDiscover United Spinal: Our Role in the SCI/D Community 09/12/13
This webinar will demonstrate how United Spinal Association’s comprehensive resources and services offers unprecedented support to our Members.
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americans-with-disabilities-act-its-impact-on-civil-rights-thThe Americans with Disabilities Act & It’s Impact on Civil Rights (ADA) 07/25/13
This webinar will highlight how different generations of people with disabilities have been impacted by the ADA.
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disaster-preparedness-thDisaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities 7/16/13
This webinar will provide a brief history of what we’ve learned about disaster preparedness as it relates to people with disabilities. Resources PDF
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Zapping the Pain Away WebinarAdvancements in Managing Chronic Pain for People with SCI/D 06/19/13
This webinar is designed to introduce you to technology options for managing chronic pain from surface stimulation to implanted devices.
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find-out-how-to-make-the-world-listen-thTired of feeling the world is not set up for you? Find out how to make the world listen 06/6/13
This webinar will break down the steps of the advocacy process – whether it be with your family, in your hometown, or in Washington, D.C.
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ensuring-quality-services-supports-under-medicaid-webinar-thEnsuring Quality Services and Supports Under Medicaid 05/23/13
This webinar will provide information about how to work effectively with state agencies and Medicaid under a managed care system including how to be your own best advocate for quality measures for people with disabilities.
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air-travel-tsa-webinarAir Travel & the TSA – What You Need to Know for Your Next Trip 04/10/13
This one-hour webinar program will provide information on the various programs and services of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to support travelers with disabilities.
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getting-the-right-mobility-equipment-webinar-thumbGetting the Right Mobility Equipment & Services for People with Disabilities 03/28/13
This webinar describes what rules under Medicare may impact your access to the power wheelchairs and other assistive technology you need.
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tax-provisions-for-people-with-disabilities-webinar-thTax Provisions for People with Disabilities 03/13/13
This webinar will provide you with information about deductions and credits for people with disabilities.
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cutting-edge-fitness-for-wheelchair-users-webinar-thCutting Edge Fitness for Wheelchair Users 02/27/13
Robotics & Electrical Stimulation will be the focus of this webinar and how they fit into exercise and rehab for people with SCI.
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sexuality-intimacy-for-couples-with-disabilities-thSexuality & Intimacy for Couples with Disabilities 02/21/13
This webinar is an interesting, informative and entertaining conversation/webinar for couples addressing sexuality, sensuality and intimacy AND communication.
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health-care-reform-impact-on-pwd-webinar-thHealth Care Reform’s Impact on People with Disabilities: The Road Ahead 01/30/13
All you need to know as a person living with a disability about health care reform and how it will affect your access to health insurance.
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Mindful Eating & Living Strategies for the Holidays 12/12/12
This webinar will provide easy tips and techniques on how to avoid holiday weight gain and stress. View Webinar Handout PDF
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Returning to the Workforce as a Disabled Veteran 11/28/12
This webinar will focus on the basics of disability, both from a veteran standpoint and a civilian one; equip you with ideas and suggestions for creating a proactive plan for education and/or employment.
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Staying Healthy Together! Tips for Caregivers & Care Recipients 9/19/12
This webinar is designed to better prepare you and your loved ones to overcome the challenges of chronic health issues such as spinal cord injury (SCI), MS, polio, ALS or spina bifida.
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Discovering a Healthy and Active Lifestyle 9/05/12

This 60-minute interactive webinar will offer helpful strategies to bring peace and balance to your life. View Webinar Handout PDF
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Don’t Know Much About the Affordable Care Act? 8/22/12
This webinar will focus on programs, benefits, and rights under the ACA that will be of great interest to women living with disabilities.
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Accessible Taxicabs & the ADA 7/24/12
This webinar will discuss the state of accessible taxis nationwide. You will learn how accessible taxis are not only good for New York City, but cities across the country. View Additional Materials
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The Ins and Outs of Manual Wheelchairs 7/10/12
UsersFirst is hosting a webinar in the structure of radio show where a wheelchair expert will answer any and all of your manual wheelchair questions.
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Breast Health & Accessibility 6/27/12
This webinar session will provide information on breast health and provide you with the relevant tools to empower and enlighten you to become your own breast health care advocate.
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Body Image & Self-Esteem 6/20/12
In this webinar, Margaret Nosek, Ph.D., Susan Robinson-Whelen, Ph.D., Rosemary Hughes, Ph.D., and Pam Mackie, MS, LPC-Intern will talk about what makes up self-esteem, positive and negative factors in the lives of women with disabilities that can affect it, and techniques for improving it.
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Advocacy 101: Getting Ready for Roll on Capitol Hill 6/14/12
Roll on Capitol Hill (ROCH) Attendees and United Spinal and NSCIA staff, please join us for this webinar which will prepare you for your visits with your members of Congress. United Spinal policy staff will walk you through what to expect when you come to Washington, DC for our first-ever policy and advocacy conference, “Roll on Capitol Hill.”
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Looking for Work and Decent Wages? 5/24/2012
Learn about federal government programs aimed at assisting people with disabilities to acquire gainful employment in competitive, integrated settings, and what more can be done legislatively to improve upon these (i.e., re-authorizing and updating the Vocational Rehabilitation Act and eliminating outmoded provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act that continue to allow people with disabilities to be paid sub-minimum wages in segregated workshops). Video and transcript coming soon.
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Veterans Service-Connected Compensation-What it is and How to Get it 5/22/2012
In this webinar, you will learn the basic ways to obtain service-connected compensation. This will be an introductory overview for veterans who are thinking about filing a claim for benefits with the VA.
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What You Need to Know About SSDI and Medicare 4/18/2012
This presentation is designed for people who have questions about filing for Social Security Disability insurance SSDI benefits and subsequent Medicare eligibility.
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Domestic Violence and DisabilityDomestic Violence And Disability 03/27/2012
This webinar program explores the intersection of domestic violence and disability.
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Eliminating Medicare RestrictionsEliminating Medicare Restrictions 03/29/2012
This webinar is an eye-opening discussion of how Medicare is already restricting your healthcare and how some in Congress would like to place more of the burden of cost and acquiring insurance on you in the future.
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Functional electrical stimulation. The health series of NSCIA webinars.Rehab Solutions – Functional Electrical Stimulation 03/13/2012
Discover how functional electrical stimulation (FES) has helped thousands of people get through rehab faster, improve their mobility and reclaim their independence.
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UsersFirst Finding The Right WheelchairFinding The Right Wheelchair 02/22/12
A webinar on getting the right wheelchair and other mobility equipment, so you can live the life you choose!
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We're Sexy and We Know itWe’re Sexy and We Know It! 02/22/12
A frank and open discussion on how to find that perfect someone, add spice in your bedroom, and gain the sex appeal to make even Aphrodite blush.
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Medicaid, where it has been, where it is going, what to do.Your Medicaid Matters: Serious Threats From Capitol Hill 01/26/12
Learn how to impact policy change through self-advocacy and community activism and how to bring the issues that matter most to you to politicians on Capitol Hill.
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