Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Tag: Advocacy

Paralyzed Veterans of America Releases Statement Calling for Air Carrier Access Act Improvements

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - June 22, 2016) - Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today released a statement highlighting the need for improvements to the...

All Wheels Up Wants You to be Able to Stay in Your Wheelchair While...

https://youtu.be/mGQmrXEo9Rc The advocacy group All Wheels Up thinks you should be able to stay in your wheelchair while you are flying, if that’s your preference....

Paralyzed Veterans of America Launches New Website Documenting Air Travel Experiences of People with...

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Air Carrier Access Act, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) has launched a new website...

Tireless voice for women with disabilities wins lifetime award

Are women with disabilities "vulnerable"? Far from it, says Keran Howe. She doesn't like the term, believing it makes the woman she has worked with...

Father fights for state support for paralysis research

After an injury paralyzed his son, Matthew Rodreick has spent years advocating for funding to research spinal cord injuries. Matthew Rodreick hasn’t cut or combed...

New York Officials Restore Millions for Spinal Cord Injury Research

New York state budget officials have restored nearly $7 million in annual funding for spinal cord injury research after an influential lobby of paraplegics...

New Yorkers to Cure Paralysis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kU13Fvz9Yno New Yorkers to Cure Paralysis is a broad coalition of doctors, medical researchers, health care advocates and patients working to reestablish the New York...

Help Bring Back Spinal Cord Injury Research Funding

During the past four years, important New York State funding for the Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP) have been diverted to offset the...

End sweep of spinal cord funds

Advocates seek to end state diversion of millions originally earmarked for research ALBANY — Millions of dollars in speeding-ticket fees meant for spinal cord research...

Paralyzed Rutgers player Eric LeGrand looks to inspire, uplift with new book

Nobody can say Eric LeGrand never asked, "Why me?" He did. Many times. The former Rutgers football player, who was paralyzed after a tackle during...