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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 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...

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...

Play from your Chair: Sports that Don’t Require Adaptive Equipment

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Staying fit with wheelchair sports Wheelchair sports have seen a surge in popularity over the past decade. From Olympic competitions to locally organized events,…

Mobility My Way: He’s a Car Guy (In a Car Family)

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Chris Malcom's three (plus) decades on the road. By Mike Savicki Georgia’s Chris Malcom is a car guy. Always has been. The older the cars are, the better. And…

Mobility My Way: A Planner and Pioneer of What’s Possible

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Tricia Downing is a planner. More specifically, she’s that special proactive type who always likes to look and think five steps ahead so that she will be ready…
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Get Physical with Adaptive Exercise and Equipment

  Exercising and maintaining a fitness routine has been proven beneficial in ways extending beyond improving one’s physical health. Basic physical fitness…
Self Care for Caregivers

Self-Care for Caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month

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November is National Family Caregivers Month, and we want to take a little time to remind caregivers that they must "Take care, to give care." Whether a friend,…
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Planning a Wheelchair Accessible Wedding

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Tying the knot, getting hitched, saying “I do,” whatever you call it, getting married can be one of the most exciting times of your life. A disability doesn’t…