Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is proud to announce that eleven college students will each receive a $1,000 scholarship through Paralyzed Veterans’ Educational Scholarship Program. The 2015-2016 school year scholarship awardees are: Miah Crockett, Winchester, CA, (Sonoma State University); Lynn Curley, Ganado, AZ, (Navajo Technical University); Samantha Gardner, Omaha, NE, (University of Nebraska – Lincoln); […]

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WASHINGTON, DC 10/2014 – Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) has awarded the 2014 Barrier-Free America Award to the Ed Roberts Campus, for accessible architectural design demonstrating the importance of equal access in the built environment for all individuals who have a disability. The award was presented to this year’s recipient at Paralyzed Veterans’ 2014 Mission: ABLE […]

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Post Date:October 09, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC 10/2014 – Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) has awarded the 2014 Barrier-Free America Award to the Ed Roberts Campus, for accessible architectural design demonstrating the importance of equal access in the built environment for all individuals who have a disability. The award was presented to this year’s recipient at […]

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WASHINGTON, DC 10/2012 – Paralyzed Veterans of America has awarded the 2012 Barrier-Free America Award to the Nugent Residence Hall and the Disability Resources & Educational Services (DRES) Program at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, for all of their efforts towards accessibility and the accessible design of Nugent Hall. The award was presented to this year’s recipient at Paralyzed Veterans 2012 Americana […]

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WASHINGTON, DC 09/2011 – James Roth, cofounder of The Treehouse Guys (formerly Forever Young Treehouses), is the 2011 recipient of Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Barrier-Free America Award. Roth, through his company, has built 34 universally accessible treehouses in private camps and public parks across the country. John Connell, the architect behind the first prototype designs […]

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Post Date:September 02, 2009 BOSTON, MA 09/2009 – The architects behind making a Boston landmark more accessible for people with disabilities received one of the nation’s most prestigious architecture and design accolades today from Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans). CBT Architects, for their work on the John Adams Courthouse, are the 2009 recipients of Paralyzed Veterans’ Barrier-Free […]

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July 26, 1990, the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law, opening up opportunity, participation and economic self-sufficiency for persons with disabilities – and fulfilling a goal Paralyzed Veterans of America had fought tirelessly for since its inception in 1946. “In the mid-1960s, Paralyzed Veterans of America established offices in Washington, D.C., […]

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