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Four Ways to Customize Your Wheelchair

From helping you maneuver throughout your home to getting around town, your wheelchair goes everywhere with you, so why not use it to show off a bit about yourself.…
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Steering Aids for Different Mobility Needs

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For drivers with limited upper body strength or dexterity, steering aids can help make piloting a vehicle both easier and safer. With a number of products available…
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Three Ways to Make a Wheelchair Accessible Van More Affordable 

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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…
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Tips on Properly Anchoring Wheelchairs in Mobility Vehicles

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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 upper…
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Winter Maintenance for Your Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV)

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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 cold…

Benefits of Buying an Accessible Vehicle from a NMEDA QAP Member

  Buying a wheelchair accessible vehicle isn’t like buying a car off the lot. Cars on the lot—even accessible ones—probably don’t have the exact equipment…
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Adapted Vehicle Tips for New Wheelchair Users

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When learning a new skill or hobby, there may be a time of challenge before complete understanding. In the same way, a new wheelchair user, especially one beginning…
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What Goes Into Adapting a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle?

Like their drivers, each adaptive vehicle is unique. That is why it is so important that the technicians who modify vehicles are specially trained to install mobility…
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Making Your Home More Accessible

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It's safe to say most of us our spending more time at home recently. Maybe it's shone a light on some things that could be adjusted to make it easier to get around…
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Keep Your Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Comfortable & Safe During the Winter Months

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Though some areas of the country are experiencing unseasonably warm weather, the reality is winter is in full effect. If you happen to be some of the lucky few experiencing…