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See the Latest Accessible Vans at Abilities Expo in June

If you haven’t been to an Abilities Expo, your next chance is June 29-July 1 at Chicago’s Schaumburg Convention Center.  Targeted directly to people with disabilities, vets, seniors, caregivers and healthcare professionals, it’s always…
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Seniors Breeze Through Airport Lines—Sort Of

Seniors Breeze Through Airport Lines—Sort Of Going on an accessible vacation? You should know that in March, the Transportation Security Administration posted a sign in four airports notifying passengers age 75 and older that they can leave…

Making Sense of Mobility Terms

  If you have recently become a person with disabilities in a wheelchair or a senior with reduced strength that makes driving difficult, the jargon of the mobility industry is probably confusing. Terms like “accessible van” and “side…
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Reminder: Don’t Miss Free Workshops at Abilities Expo May 4-6

  The upcoming New York Metro Abilities Expo in Edison, New Jersey on May 4-6 will be bigger and better than ever. With internationally known organizations and companies like—including NMEDA—you’ll find tons to wow about. But for…
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There’s Still Time to Nominate and Vote for your Favorite Local Hero

After visiting NMEDA's National Mobility Awareness Month website, you can't help but be moved by the Local Heroes' inspiring stories and videos. They put a face on those nominated - and you realize they could be neighbors, co-workers or the…
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Wheelchair Accessible Events April through August!

Looking for events of interest to people with disabilities and are accessible? Here's a short list to check out and perhaps add to your calendar. MAY 4-6: Abilities Expo-New York Metro at New Jersey Convention & Expo Center. Expo for people…
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For People with Disabilities: Get on the Ice with Sledge Hockey

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Want to participate in a fast action sport? Try sledge hockey (also called sled hockey) - an exciting ice skating experience for people with disabilities. It's growing in popularity with Americans with disabilities. In fact, every state has…
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Get in the Swing with Adaptive Golf

Spring has sprung and the greens are lush. It's time to play golf! Don't be left behind. Whether you want to learn the game or hone your skills, there is a golf program for those in a wheelchair, disabled veterans, amputees, those with a stroke,…
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Deadline Extended for Mandatory Lifts in Public Pools

Spring is here. You can’t wait to splash around in that tempting pool while on vacation. But wait! As a person with disabilities, you may need a lift or ramp to get into the water. And not every public swimming pool or hotel pool offers an…
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Don’t Miss Abilities Expo March 30-April 1, 2012 in Los Angeles

The Abilities Expo in Los Angeles is scheduled for March 30-April 1 for people with disabilities, their families, seniors, vets, caregivers and healthcare professionals. The Expo tailors thousands of product offerings, free workshops and events…