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Roll on rolls again


WASHINGTON – The 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill Legislative and Advocacy Conference will take place June 11-14. The United Spinal Association hosts the event to advocate for the health, independence and quality of life of individuals with spinal cord injuries.

United Spinal promotes providers


NEW YORK – United Spinal Association now offers home medical equipment providers a way to generate leads and increase traffic to their websites.

United Spinal launches directory


NEW YORK – United Spinal Association is making it easier for consumers to find the products and services they need with its new online directory.

Short takes: Univita, United Spinal


Univita Healthhas earned accreditation from the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board of the Accreditation Commission for Health Care for sterile compounding of prescriptions.

Therapists raise funds to raise awareness


WASHINGTON – Jenny Lieberman, an OT, and Erin Michael, a PT, hope to raise $12,000 to help cover travel costs for a half a dozen disability advocates to attend the United Spinal Association’s Roll on Capital Hill, June 7-10 in Washington, DC.

'They had to look us straight in the eye"


Activists say United Spinal’s third-annual Roll on Capitol Hill was empowering.

Kansas City resident Shantelle Rockman has done some local lobbying, but the June event was her first time lobbying at the national level.

New CEO preaches technology, inclusion


Joe Gaskins coordinated a project to move Keiko, the orca of Free Willy fame, to freedom in Iceland. Now, Gaskins, the new president and CEO of the United Spinal Association, is ready for a different challenge.

Roll on Capitol Hill builds on momentum


WASHINGTON – Activists who rolled into Washington, D.C., June 22-24 found that advocacy efforts are paying off, as more congressional offices are well versed in the issues facing people with disabilities, including the need for a separate benefit for complex rehab.

Veteran advocate takes reins at UsersFirst


The United Spinal Association recently tapped wheelchair user and advocate Jenn Wolff to lead its UsersFirst program. She spoke with HME News about what started her on a path of advocacy and what’s on deck for the Jackson Heights, N.Y.-based association.

New coalition seeks to protect urologicals


NEW YORK – The United Spinal Association and a group of manufacturers have banded together to ensure people with disabilities have access to needed supplies.