Monthly Archives: August 2018

Accessible Resources Independence 3-Part SCI Speaker Series

For those of you who will be in the Maryland-area this Fall, a fantastic three-part speaker series is happening, and it’s a can’t-miss event. The independent-living center Accessible Resources Independence in Columbia, Maryland is putting on this speaking event. The dates and times, as well as the topic of each speaker, can be found below.

Each session is $20 or $50 for all three. Scholarships are available. Please call or email Betsy at 443-713-3910 or if you have any questions.

“Strong Advocacy Made Disability History.” Sept. 22, 10am-12pm

– “Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act.” October 13th, 2pm-4pm

– “Planning for Emergencies: What You Need To Do To Prepare.” October 19th, 10am – 12pm

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SPINALpedia Has a NEW Advice Column & Needs Your Input

In less than four sentences, please share any awkward, funny, heartfelt, sad or serious interactions involving your spinal cord injury life and the able-bodied world. We are starting a New Advice Column, “As the Wheel Turns: Disability Perspectives,” that takes real-world moments and digests them into something that ALL ABILITIES can learn from. Share away!

Please send your stories to or share in the comments below <3