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Join us at our new Across Disability Support Group in Bristol, CT on April 27

Join us for the first meeting on Thursday, April 27 at 6p.m. at Chapter 126, 47 Upson Street Bristol, CT (Chapter126.com). This first introductory meeting will be a meet and greet for all members and caregivers. The group is open to individuals with all types of disabilities and conditions. Each additional meeting will be centered on a different topic/guest speaker.

Ed Roberts activist Google Doodle honors leader of the disability rights movement

By Amy Gesenhues, searchengineland.com. Roberts co-founded the World Institute on Disability, a nonprofit organization focused on disability policy, research and consulting.

Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital Spinal Cord Injury Informational Series - 1/18/17

Join us on Wednesday January 18 for a social gathering at Margaritas Restaurant 350 Roberts Street, East Hartford CT.. Future 2017 Speakers, Meetings & Events will be discussed.

Please RSVP to Paige McCullough-Casciano @ (860)714-2421 / pmccullo@stfranciscare.org  by Tuesday, January 17th.

Looking for an Accessible Vacation Spot?

Posted November 2014

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

SCI CT Resource Directory Now Available Online!

Posted: November 2007

The CT Disability Advocacy Collective (CT-DAC) has graciously assisted us in developing an online version of the NSCIACT Resource Directory. Click here it check it out!

Veering From Bush, Frist Backs Funding for Stem Cell Research

July 29, 2005


WASHINGTON, July 29 - In a break with President Bush, the Senate Republican leader, Bill Frist, has decided to support a bill to expand federal financing for embryonic stem cell research, a move that could push it closer to passage and force a confrontation with the White House, which is threatening to veto the measure.

Stem cells heal spinal cords in study on rats


WASHINGTON July 27, 2005 - Genetically engineered stem cells can help rats’ severed spinal cords grow back together, according to a study published Tuesday.

Stem Cell Bill, Once Seen as a Sure Thing, Is Now Mired in Uncertainty

July 23, 2005


WASHINGTON, July 22 - A measure to expand federal financing for human embryonic stem cell research, passed by the House and once considered a shoo-in for adoption by the Senate, is tangled up in a procedural dispute that will probably delay a vote until fall - and could wind up killing the bill, its chief Republican backer said.