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May is National Mobility Awareness Month

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Since 2012, May has been recognized as National Mobility Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA). As an advocate for mobility and accessibility for drivers with disabilities, NMEDA and its members continue to support National Mobility Awareness Month...

Mobility My Way: The Move to a Minivan

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This story begins back in the days of car-toppers and bench seats. Remember those? Long before lowered floor minivans and ramp equipped SUVs became the norm—actually, long before minivans and SUVs were even invented—these were a few of the things disabled drivers considered when looking at vehicles to get them on the road...
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The Importance of Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialists

From determining what type of vehicle conversions are appropriate for drivers or families with special needs to diminishing these challenges and preparing them to…
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Differences Between Service, Therapy, and Emotional Support Animals

Many times, the terms service, therapy, and emotional support are mistakenly used interchangeably to describe an animal accompanying a person with a disability.…
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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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The Ins and Outs of Roadside Assistance

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When your vehicle dies on the road or you have a flat tire or dead battery, you need help, especially if you are a person with disabilities. Thank goodness for roadside…
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Gift Ideas for Seniors & People with Disabilities

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It's the season of giving and we're here to help you with some gift ideas for seniors or people with disabilities. Technological advances allow for new and improved…
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Mobility My Way: The World Can Wait

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By Mike Savicki Back in the early 2000s, Arizona’s Loren Worthington made a decision to see the world. And why shouldn’t he? The Army brat who was born in…
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Mobility My Way: A Heart of Gold!

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By Mike Savicki Bob Lujano’s journey from Texas to Alabama, Athens and Beyond There is a scene in the Academy-Award nominated documentary, Murberball,…
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Tips for Caregivers

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Spending an average of 20 hours per week, more than 65 million people provide care each year to a person a with a disability, someone who is chronically ill, or…