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Teens with Disabilities: Learning to Drive A Handicap Accessible Vehicle

The majority of teenagers will assert that learning to drive not only makes for an exciting experience but also marks a very important moment in life – moving a step closer towards achieving independence. Teens living with a disability are…
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Mobility My Way: It’s the Journey that Matters

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Sitting in front of the home computer screen, Army veteran Tim Kelly glides through Google Earth image views and bookmarks the National Parks, historical places of interest, landmarks, intersections, and even visible handicap parking spaces…
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Driving with MS: Knowing Your Options

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Thankfully, living with multiple sclerosis does not have to mean losing the ability to drive. There is a variety of adaptive automobile equipment available. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society can help you consider all your needs and resources…
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Car Insurance for Mobility Vehicles and Drivers with Disabilities

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For drivers with disabilities, a handicap accessible vehicle can transform day-to-day life with added independence. To keep the freedom of the open road rolling strong, there are a few critical steps to take: finding and purchasing the right…
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Adaptive Vehicles: Five Questions and Answers

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Having freedom and independence is critical to maintaining a healthy attitude toward life. The ability to drive is usually at the top of the list when it comes to achieving independence for someone with mobility challenges. There are many options…
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Mobility My Way: Up for the Challenge

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By Mike Savicki Upon meeting and chatting with Joel Rodriguez, it doesn’t take long to realize he is something special. Sure, Joel’s energy and zest for making the most out of every day set him apart from most. So, too, does his smile…
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Ramps v. Lifts: Which One is Right for Your Mobility Vehicle?

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There are a wide variety of available options when it comes to choosing the right mobility solutions for your wheelchair accessible vehicle, but with the help of our local NMEDA dealers, Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialists and informative…
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Mobility My Way: A Family Vehicle and a Growing Need for Space

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By Mike Savicki When it came time to interview Eve Hampton for this story, I figured connecting with her and finding time to chat would be a challenge. Everything I knew about Eve affirmed she is a woman on the go. In addition to being a…
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Mobility My Way: A Family Vehicle and a Growing Need for Space

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By Mike Savicki When it came time to interview Eve Hampton for this story, I figured connecting with her and finding time to chat would be a challenge. Everything I knew about Eve affirmed she is a woman on the go. In addition to being…
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Which Accessible Vehicle Fits Your Particular Disability?

The selection of  vehicles for people with disabilities who also need wheelchair access may not be as varied as the selection for those who do not need a lift or ramp, but there are many makes and models to fit your unique needs. If your…