Living With a Disability Archives - Page 17 of 19 - NMEDA
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How a Savvy Shopper Chooses a Wheelchair Accessible Van

  Purchasing a mode of transportation is an important event for anyone. For people with disabilities, it means independence, Life Moving Forward. But when…
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New ADA Hotel Provisions Apply March 15, 2012

  Starting March 15, 2012, a new provision of the Americans with Disabilities Act takes effect. The provision allows people with disabilities or those with…
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National Ski Tour Announced for Athletes and Others with Disabilities

Disabled Sports USA (DSUSA), one of the nation’s largest multi-sport, multi-disability organizations, has announced the schedule for its 2012 national SkiTour.…
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Registration Now Open for National Veterans Wheelchair Games

  Registration for the largest annual wheelchair sports competition in the world, the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, is now open through April 15, 2012.…
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Save the Dates for Abilities Expo 2012

  In 2012, the Abilities Expo has scheduled 6 exhibitions across the country for people with disabilities. The first will be in Atlanta Feb. 17-19. This unique…
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Tips on Choosing Automotive Features for People with Arthritis

  Wheelchair accessible vans are not just for people with disabilities. An accessible vehicle can ease the pain of driving if you suffer from arthritis or…
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ADA Has New Rules for Pumping Gas for People with Disabilities

  Effective March 15, 2012, any gas pump with reach heights of operable parts over 54 inches above the driving surface will be in violation of the Americans…
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Avoid Airport Pat-Downs: New TSA Helpline for People with Disabilities

You might want to drive your accessible vehicle rather than fly. After recent news, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued more intensive search…
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Learn to Snow Ski with Accessible Equipment

  Adaptive skiing has become a popular sport for people with disabilities. Using adaptive equipment, adults, children and veterans with disabilities shush…
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Tips on Great Gift Giving for the Holidays

  What gift can you give to someone with a disability? While grab bars and wheelchair bags make great stocking stuffers, if you want to give something more…