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February 22, 2021

The Importance of Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialists

From determining what type of vehicle conversions are appropriate for drivers or families with special needs to diminishing these challenges and preparing them to get behind […]

February 8, 2021

Differences Between Service, Therapy, and Emotional Support Animals

Many times, the terms service, therapy, and emotional support are mistakenly used interchangeably to describe an animal accompanying a person with a disability. While animals falling […]

January 25, 2021

Three Ways to Make a Wheelchair Accessible Van More Affordable 

A wheelchair accessible van can provide unbelievable freedom for a person with a disability or someone caring for a loved one with mobility limitations. It’s hard […]

January 11, 2021

Tips on Properly Anchoring Wheelchairs in Mobility Vehicles

Vehicles that are not accessible are designed with a safety bubble comprised of firmly anchored seats, seat belts and a belt restraint system to protect the […]

December 19, 2020

The Ins and Outs of Roadside Assistance

When your vehicle dies on the road or you have a flat tire or dead battery, you need help, especially if you are a person with […]

December 7, 2020

Winter Maintenance for Your Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV)

With the winter months here, it’s important to make sure your adaptive vehicle is in good shape to maximize protection and prevent breakdowns brought on by […]

December 5, 2020

Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham: Guiness World Record Centerfold

For those of you who attended our 2020 Conference, it will come as no surprise that Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham, one of our “Rolling Disrupters” panelists, continues to […]

November 24, 2020

Gift Ideas for Seniors & People with Disabilities

It’s the season of giving and we’re here to help you with some gift ideas for seniors or people with disabilities. Technological advances allow for new […]

November 12, 2020

NMEDA Partners with University of Pittsburgh to Oversee Education & Training Program

The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) and the University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) today announced an agreement for the school’s Department of […]

November 9, 2020

Mobility My Way: The World Can Wait

By Mike Savicki Back in the early 2000s, Arizona’s Loren Worthington made a decision to see the world. And why shouldn’t he? The Army brat who […]

October 26, 2020

Teens with Disabilities: Learning to Drive A Handicap Accessible Vehicle

The majority of teenagers will assert that learning to drive not only makes for an exciting experience but also marks a very important moment in life […]

October 10, 2020

Mobility My Way: A Heart of Gold!

By Mike Savicki Bob Lujano’s journey from Texas to Alabama, Athens and Beyond There is a scene in the Academy-Award nominated documentary, Murberball, when co-star, Bob […]