The Paralyzed Veterans of America, a congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of our members—veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction.
Paralyzed Veterans will use that expertise to be the leading advocate for:
-Quality health care... for our members,
-Research and education addressing spinal cord injury and dysfunction,
-Benefits available as a result of our members’ military service,
-Civil rights and opportunities which maximize the independence of our members.
-Promotes an accessible, barrier-free environment. We advocate for accessible design in architecture and construction industries.