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YOUR VOICE COUNTS - Please take and share this important Survey!

Could you help share this very important survey this weekend, as wheelchair user advocates prepare to meet with legislators and wheelchair repair industry representatives for the second time next Tuesday? The more the stories we collect before then the better!

These CT residents have muscular dystrophy, quadriplegia or other injuries....

.... What they don’t always have is wheelchairs that work.

By ED STANNARD | | Hartford Courant

Maureen Amirault has muscular dystrophy and has used a specialized wheelchair for about 2½ years.

She’s been waiting for it to be repaired for most of that time.o“I have a repair issue regarding just being fitted properly to the wheelchair and that has been outstanding since July of 2021,” said Amirault, 46, of Wethersfield.

Exercise and Fitness after Spinal Cord Injury Video Wins Silver Telly Award

We are excited to announce that the MSKTC video entitled Exercise and Fitness after SCI is a Silver winner of 40th Annual Telly Awards in 2019. Established in 1979, The Telly Awards is the premier award honoring video and television across all screens, which selects winners from more than 12,000 entries across the U.S. and around the world.

Looking for an Accessible Vacation Spot?

Posted November 2014

Then check out Accessible Niagra.  A Chapter member shares videos of a positive accessible experience.

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The Mission of the Connecticut Spinal Cord Injury Association (SCIACT), a chapter of United Spinal Association, is to support those with spinal related injuries or diseases and their families by being an advocate for their rights while serving as a resource to its members and the general public.

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