United Spinal Open House

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United Spinal Association Tel 718 803 3782 ext 205
National Headquarters Fax 718 803 0414
75-20 Astoria Boulevard publicaffairs@unitedspinal.org
Jackson Heights, NY 11370-1177

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

2009 Accessibility Open House
Bethpage, NY––Accessible Vans & Mobility present the 2009 Accessibility Open House, a free 2-day event highlighting the latest in assistive technology, including modified vehicles, ultra-modern wheelchairs, adaptive sports equipment, and universal design ideas for your home.

United Spinal Association’s Able to Travel, VetsFirst and Wheelchair Medic divisions will offer workshops on accessible travel vacation planning, veterans’ benefits and services, and free wheelchair and scooter tune-up clinics. Other workshops include tips on remodeling your home, bathroom or kitchen to provide greater accessibility, how to protect your financial assets, and wheelchair sports demonstrations from players and coaches.

United Spinal Association CEO and President Paul J. Tobin said, “This is a terrific opportunity to attend free workshops that can improve your independence and quality of life.”

Dan Bussani, Vice President at Accessible Vans & Mobility added, “Mobility doesn’t only mean vehicles, mobility is a lifestyle. This open house is an event that gives the community a vision of products and services available to them along workshops on asset protection, trust funds, accessible travel, home modification displays and wheelchair sports.

Other participating organizations include the Nassau & Suffolk County Offices for the Physically Challenged, Long Island Center for Independent Living, and Canine Companions.

The Open House will take place at 500 Central Ave in Bethpage, NY on Friday, September 18th from Noon to 6pm and Saturday, September 19th from 10am to 4pm.

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