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It’s a Walk in the Park: Finding Wheelchair Accessible Parks Near You

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It's officially spring, and as the temperatures start to climb outdoor adventures should be at the top of your "to do" list. The National Parks Service is a great…
Wheelchair Fitness

Affordable and Accessible Fitness at Home

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Gym memberships for individuals in wheelchairs can be expensive and many gyms struggle to provide accessibility options for getting around. Many gyms do not offer…
Adaptive and Accessible Wintertime Activities

Adaptive and Accessible Wintertime Activities

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Adaptive and Accessible Wintertime Activities The colder months have a tendency to leave us feeling sluggish and craving extended naps. Although getting enough…
Wheelchair Accessible Kitchen

Prep for the Holidays in a Wheelchair Accessible Kitchen

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Brisk air, shorter days and finding a pumpkin patch on every corner can only mean one thing—holiday season is upon us and with it come delicious feasts enjoyed…
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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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Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities

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Natural disasters can take place at any moment and can come in any form from floods, severe weather, earthquakes and more, yielding unfortunate outcomes without…
Accessible Social Activities

Accessible Social Activities in Your Area

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One of the most important things we can do to improve our mood, health and well-being is to stay active within our community. Whether it’s once a month or a few…
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Safety Tips: Transporting Children with Disabilities

Automotive conversions are often completed to meet your exact accessibility needs; there are additional factors to weigh out if you plan on using the handicap van…
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March 29 is National Vietnam War Veterans Day

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Across the nation, Americans are uniting to thank and honor Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice. On March 29, America will observe…
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Two New Mobile Apps to Get You Moving

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If you’ve ever gone on a local outing or vacation and attempted to navigate the streets in a wheelchair, you know how difficult it can be to conquer the terrain.…