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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…

Mobility My Way: A Life of Adventure, A Lifetime of Passion

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“If your friends don’t get you into situations where you may have to swim out of a vehicle, do you even have friends?” That’s the question Karah Behrend used to caption a June 2019 Instagram video post...
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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…
Summer Proofing your Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

Summer-Proofing Your Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

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If you live in an area known for its seasonably high temperatures during the summer months, then you should be taking the proper precautions necessary to summer-proof…

What Makes an Accessible Nature Trail?

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As the weather starts to warm up, who can resist getting outside? With virtually thousands of miles of nature trails and pathways throughout the country, there are…
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May is National Mobility Awareness Month

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For the tenth year, National Mobility Awareness Month (NMAM) is set to educate and engage people with disabilities, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and industry partners to help drive change.
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Is It Past Time to Have Your Van’s Lift or Ramp Serviced?

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You have probably had your oil changed recently and the tires checked. And a tune-up is on the schedule. The wheelchair or scooter is ready to go. You are all set,…
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…

Mobility My Way: The Speed of Life

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“If your friends don’t get you into situations where you may have to swim out of a vehicle, do you even have friends?” That’s the question Karah Behrend used to caption a June 2019 Instagram video post...

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...

Play from your Chair: Sports that Don’t Require Adaptive Equipment

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Staying fit with wheelchair sports Wheelchair sports have seen a surge in popularity over the past decade. From Olympic competitions to locally organized events,…
September 12, 2022

Tips on Camping for Those with Disabilities

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 […]

August 9, 2022

Mobility My Way: A Life of Adventure, A Lifetime of Passion

“If your friends don’t get you into situations where you may have to swim out of a vehicle, do you even have friends?” That’s the question Karah Behrend used to caption a June 2019 Instagram video post…

July 28, 2022

Summer CAMS Events Shine

Superior Van & Mobility was the most recent mobility dealer to host to two successful Comprehensive Automotive Mobility Solutions (CAMS) events last month…

July 26, 2022

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

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 […]

July 11, 2022

For Those Who Need a Little Help with Mobility

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 make life […]

June 25, 2022

Summer-Proofing Your Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

If you live in an area known for its seasonably high temperatures during the summer months, then you should be taking the proper precautions necessary to […]

June 16, 2022

NMEDA on the Road: CMSA

Last week, NMEDA exhibited at the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida…

June 9, 2022

Guidance on Revised FTC Safeguard Rule

As covered in the latest Circuit Breaker magazine article, “2021 Amendments to the FTC Safeguard Rule Could be Costly to Your Dealership,” there were significant changes to the Federal Trade Commission Safeguard Rule last year that may impact your bottom-line….

June 6, 2022

Rule Update—Selling Non-Posted, New Conversions

The NMEDA Board of Directors recently moved to clarify QAP Rule 5.T., which establishes compliance requirements for the sale of new, personal-use conversions by QAP accredited locations…

June 2, 2022

NMEDA Signs Official Partnership with RESNA

NMEDA recently signed an official partnership with long-time friend and unofficial partner, the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA)…

June 2, 2022

NMEDA Conference Registration is Open!

After the success of the first Colo with ADED, we’re doing it again—and you’re invited!

May 25, 2022

Supply Chain Shortages Affecting WAV Availability

As we are all well aware, supply-chain shortages are making it difficult to acquire vehicles and their parts…