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Top Tips for a Spooky Fun Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner - and even if your child has a disability, they should not be denied the chance to get dressed up and have some fun. This is a chance for them to interact with their peers and partake in the Halloween activities.…
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Gearing Up for Back-to-School Season

Shopping for school supplies and new clothes isn’t the only thing you’ll need to get done this August to make sure your child (and you!) are ready for the new school year. From ensuring that your kid’s teachers are aware of any special…
Tips for Travelers with Disabilities

Travel Tips for Those with a Disability

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Traveling with a disability can be challenging, but the truth is that the more research you do, the more accessible your trip will be. In fact, many major vacation destinations have made advances toward accommodating travelers with limited mobility. It’s…
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5 Useful Services for People with Disabilities

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Even with the convenience of owning a wheelchair accessible vehicle to travel about town, sometimes there are just not enough hours in a day to take on everything you need to get done. But, help is available. From food shopping to housework,…
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First-Time Drivers with Disabilities

Whether you’re 16, trying to get your driver’s license, or not-so-16, and trying to get back on the road after a long hiatus, getting behind the wheel for the first time having to deal with a disability can be exciting and nerve-wracking…
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Top 5 Wheelchair Accessible Dates to go on this Valentine’s Day

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Forget dinner and a movie. Our picks for the perfect dates this Valentine’s Day go beyond your typical outings and are sure to make for a romantic and memorable experience. Whether you have your eye on who you want to be your Valentine, or…
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Wheelchair Accessibility Modification for Homes

For those living with disabilities, the way you get around isn’t the only aspect of your lifestyle. There are also adjustments to your home life that need to be made in order to accommodate mobility equipment and medical supplies. Since most…
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Disability by the Numbers

It was reported that nearly 60 million Americans were living with a disability. With such a substantial portion of the U.S. population falling under this umbrella, we wanted to take a closer look at these numbers and breakdown the socio-political…
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Exercise and Staying Active this Winter

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It’s the New Year, and we all know what that means. It’s time to make a plan to keep up those resolutions we made in December, including the one that makes it on most of our lists each year—get more exercise. For persons with disabilities,…
Parenting Tips How to Shop for An Accessible Van

Parenting Tips: How to Shop for An Accessible Van

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Wheelchair vans have come a very long way since their humble beginnings. With new mechanical technology being introduced each year, accessible vans have quickly become powerful, reliable equipment for individuals and families living with disabilities. Conversely,…