Wheelchair Accessible Archives - NMEDA
Acceleration Braking

Acceleration and Braking: Unlock Comfort and Control in Your Accessible Vehicle

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From hand controls, steering aids, to extension levers, adaptive equipment can transform the way you drive, keeping you safe and in control behind the wheel. What…

For Those Who Need a Little Help with Mobility

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For most individuals with partial disabilities who don’t require a fully wheelchair accessible vehicle, there are a number of simple, affordable options that can…
Caregiver Vehicle Buying Tips

Caregivers: Consider These 5 Things Before Buying a Mobility Vehicle

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Caregivers spend an average of 20 hours per week providing care or assistance. Having an accessible vehicle can provide convenience and efficiency when caring for…

NMEDA Resources Featured in AARP Article

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In a recent AARP article, NMEDA's Amy Schoppman weighs-in as a subject matter expert on the process of purchasing a wheelchair accessible vehicle...
wheelchair van shopping

The Right Way to Shop for Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

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Finding and buying a wheelchair accessible vehicle is a process that can’t be rushed. This is a purchase that can potentially redefine your day-to- day experiences,…
wheelchair lifts

All About Lifts: How to Find the Best Option for You

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Driving around town in a wheelchair accessible vehicle custom-suited to your unique needs might seem a prize too steep to attain, but with more and more technologies…

Accessible Minivans for Parents with Disabilities

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Being a parent is a round the clock job, with no paid vacation or sick days. After all the hours of taking care of your child, the hard work is always worth it.…
wheelchair safety

Independence on the Road: What Equipment Do You Need?

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The summer is a great time to take a vacation and explore the open road, but it’s always necessary to keep in mind the proper equipment and adaptations to keep…
wheelchair carrier for car

Summer Travel Guide: Accessibility at the Beach

Beach wheelchairs offer accessibility at the beach Whether you’re lucky enough to live near the sea or need to travel across the country in order to catch some…
electronic hand controls

Electronic Extensions for Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

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Electronic controls are a great option for those with limited upper extremity ability or range of motion. They are extremely flexible in terms of amount of movement…