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Staff Visit the “Heart of America” 2023 Conference Site Visit in Kansas City

This week, some NMEDA and ADED staff spent a busy 36 hours in Kansas City checking out the venues, both hotel and convention center, for this year's events.
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Safety Tip: Know the Weight of Your Vehicle

How much weight can your accessible SUV or van bear when fully loaded? Because SUVs and vans have a higher center of gravity than sedans or minivans, they are more…
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Auto Grant No Longer Once in a Lifetime

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NMEDA’s advocacy team was proud to once again partner with Paralyzed Veterans of America on a legislative initiative to increase transportation opportunities for disabled veterans.

NMEDA BOD Announces CEO Transition Plan

The NMEDA Board of Directors announced today that Danny Langfield will be stepping down from his current position of CEO on July 1, 2023...

Mobility My Way: Teacher, Off-Roader

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Jack Losco, Jr. wanted to be a smokejumper. Yes, one of those specially trained wildland firefighters who provide first attack response, often by parachute, into remote and all too often dangerous backcountry fires...

The Gift of Access: Looking into an Accessible Minivan During the Holidays

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From easing holiday travel to setting the stage for a fulfilling and mobile new year, adding a wheelchair accessible vehicle to your life can transform your today…
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Is Your Vehicle Ready for the Winter Cold Spells Ahead?

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Frigid temperatures not only slow us down, but can also slow our van and accessible equipment. For example, if you use a hydraulic wheelchair lift, you may have…

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and NMEDA encourages our members to participate in educating their communities...
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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…