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The first webinar
Disability Air Travel & the TSA: What You Need to Know ––
Apr. 10th at 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT, will provide information on preparing for airport screening and the various programs and services of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to support air travelers with disabilities. Tips about security screenings from mobility devices, service animals, respiratory equipment and medicines will be provided.
The guest speaker will be
Jeremy Buzzell, Senior Policy Advisor - Office of Disability Policy & Outreach/Office of Special Counselor
; U.S. Department of Homeland Security-Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This webinar is sponsored by
Able to Travel, United Spinal's accessible travel program.
The second webinar
Strategies for Addressing Uninsured Health Expenses After Spinal Cord Injury ––
Apr. 25th at 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT, will provide the guidance, resources and support needed to raise funds to bridge the gap between what health insurance will pay and what is actually needed to heal, live and thrive after spinal cord injury.
The guest speaker will be
Lynn Samson, Executive Director of "
Help Hope Live," a nonprofit that empowers individuals and families to overcome financial barriers related to catastrophic injury (including traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury) through grass-roots fundraising.
About United Spinal AssociationUnited Spinal is a national 501(c) (3) nonprofit membership organization formed in 1946 by paralyzed veterans and is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all Americans with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D), including multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, ALS and post-polio. It played a significant role in writing the Americans with Disabilities Act, and made important contributions to the Fair Housing Amendments Act and the Air Carrier Access Act. Membership is free and is open to all individuals with SCI/D. United Spinal was instrumental in getting New York City to create sidewalk curb ramps and accessible public transportation that has been used as a model for many United States cities.
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