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Summer Driving Tips

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Summer is here! That means lazy beach days, long vacations, and the summer heat. While this sounds like a recipe for fun, the heat can be the worst enemy when it…
Mark Wellman in his Chevy TruckMark Wellman's relationship with Chevy Trucks represented one of the first times a major auto manufacturer partnered with a disabled athlete. Image Credit: Wellman Archives

Higher Ground

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With his rock wall in tow, Mark Wellman, the Godfather of Outdoor Adaptive Sports, teaches, motivates and changes lives one climb at a time.
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Exercise and Staying Active this Winter

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It’s the New Year, and we all know what that means. It’s time to make a plan to keep up those resolutions we made in December, including the one that makes…
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Tricks for Treats: Tips for an Accessible Halloween

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Halloween is just around the corner and even if your child has a disability, they should not be denied the chance to get dressed up and have some fun. This is a…
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Snack Your Way through Summer during Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

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June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, and there is no better way to enjoy your summer than with a delicious, juicy and healthy treat. Not only are fruits…

Mobility My Way: Teacher, Off-Roader

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Jack Losco, Jr. wanted to be a smokejumper. Yes, one of those specially trained wildland firefighters who provide first attack response, often by parachute, into remote and all too often dangerous backcountry fires...
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Tips on Camping for Those with Disabilities

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If you’re an outdoor kind of person, don’t let a disability stop you from enjoying Mother Nature, discovering travel in a whole new light or vacationing inexpensively. The…

Mobility My Way: A Life of Adventure, A Lifetime of Passion

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If you happen to be wondering, by chance, what it’s like to survive being lost at sea for more than 24 hours, Dennis Knox is the guy you should ask...

What Makes an Accessible Nature Trail?

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As the weather starts to warm up, who can resist getting outside? With virtually thousands of miles of nature trails and pathways throughout the country, there are…

Mobility My Way: The Speed of Life

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“If your friends don’t get you into situations where you may have to swim out of a vehicle, do you even have friends?” That’s the question Karah Behrend used to caption a June 2019 Instagram video post...