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

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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

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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

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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…