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NRRTS backs users on Capitol Hill

‘We saw this as an opportunity to show our cohesiveness’
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06/16/2017

WASHINGTON ­­– When wheelchair users rolled onto Capitol Hill last week to advocate for a number of issues, they had official support from NRRTS for the first time.

Events: United Spinal, VGM Heartland

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05/05/2017

The United Spinal Association will host Andrea Dalzell, Ms. Wheelchair New York 2015, at its 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 11-14.

Wheelchair users lobby to protect complex rehab

‘Once they get the bug for advocating for themselves, they can’t really get rid of it’
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04/07/2017

WASHINGTON – More than 150 wheelchair users and advocates are prepping to roll on Capitol Hill in June to lobby for improved health, independence and quality of life for people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders.

Roll on rolls again

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03/23/2017

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

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12/22/2015

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

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11/12/2015

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

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05/08/2015

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

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05/07/2015

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"

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08/22/2014

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

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08/22/2014

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.

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