Spinal Network

A Chapter of United Spinal Association

Providing Pathways to Success Through Education and Employment for Those with SCI/D

Spinal Networks Virtual 30-Day Challenge - June 2021

We've Extended Registration, Still Time to Signup Family and Friends

The Spinal Network Challenge will start June 1st and end on June 30th. You will be able to register and participate in a 5K, a 10K or a full marathon. You will have 30 days to complete your challenge. There will also be a fitness challenge, a book reading challenge and a volunteer hour challenge. None of this fits the bill, come up with your own challenge, this is all about inclusion. The swag that each participant will receive will be interesting and will play into our photo contest....include your pet and submit the photo, participate wearing a costume of your choice and submit the photo.....let's make this a fun event, after all given the last 12 months, we all deserve some fun.


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Cure Medical

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Rehabilitation Care Coordination

Interested in Becoming a 30-Day Challenge Sponsor?

Movie Review "The Sea Inside"

Join with us on June 22nd at 12 noon as we gather in an informal setting to review the movie The Sea Inside.

Here is the information if you are dialing in: 669 900 6833

Meeting ID: 981 2508 7377    Passcode: 038241

Click the button or the Smile and select Spinal Network as your preferred charity. Amazon Smile is the charitable side of Amazon and they will donate a percentage of all purchases made by individuals and families, such as yourself, who have selected Spinal Network as their preferred charity. Thanks for supporting our efforts and Mission.


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Spinal Network's mission is to support the employment and education of individuals with spinal cord injuries/diagnoses by providing the tools and community support to be successful in their work and personal lives.


Spinal Network is dedicated to providing pathways for success by connecting individuals that have a spinal cord injury/diagnosis with employment and/or educational resources necessary to achieve their individual goals.

Spinal Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (47-2450275)



Benefits and Caregivers during a Pandemic

With unemployment at levels not seen since the Great Depression, the need for government benefits has grown from a stream into a flood. We are treated to daily pictures of food banks overwhelmed and unemployment offices incapable of keeping up. All this has made things even more difficult for those who are seeking federal, state …

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What Exactly is Ableism?

Ableism is discrimination and social prejudice against people with disabilities and/or people who are perceived to be disabled. Ableism characterizes persons who are defined by their disabilities as inferior to the non-disabled. Ableism refers to “discrimination in favor of able-bodied people,” according to the Oxford English Dictionary. But the reality of ableism extends beyond literal discriminatory acts …

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Black History Month 2021 Being Worthy of Dr. Woodson’s Relentless Spirit

While I am the new President and CEO of United Spinal Association, neither I nor United Spinal are new to a commitment to racial equity and diversity inclusion. For years the focus of my work with my past employer, The Coca-Cola Company, was inclusiveness and intersectionality with disabilities and a wide spectrum of diversity. United …

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Cure Dextraproprietary attributes are intended to facilitate use, increase independence, and reduce risk of infections. A Support Band enables controlled use without the need to grip the device with two hands. Tip Advancing Technology moves the pre-lubricated catheter from the 1000 ml collection bag into the body without contact. Sterile intermittent catheterization is possible without the requirement to use gloves. A Gripper Arrow facilitates advancing the catheter with each forward stroke. The catheter does not retract on back strokes. Like all Cure Medical intermittent catheters, the Cure Dextra features polished eyelets for increased comfort and is made of quality materials  – not made with DEHP*/DINP, BPA or NR-Latex.

In addition to experiencing immediate benefits associated with using the Cure Dextra, there is opportunity for promising, future benefits – because Cure Medical has made an unsurpassed, permanent Cure Commitment to donate ten percent of net income to medical research in pursuit of a cure for spinal cord injuries and central nervous system disorders.

Free samples of the Cure Dextra Closed System are available through most medical product suppliers or online at www.curemedical-dextra.com.

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