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April 1, 2021

Superior Van to Expand Locations

According to a recent press release, Superior Van & Mobility announced they will be opening a new store in the Ann Arbor, MI area in late 2021.

March 18, 2021

Ilderton Conversions Helps Two Families Gain Driving Independence

Earlier this month, Ilderton Conversions helped two families gain driving independence through a partnership with All Things Possible, a local charitable organization that helps raise money for wheelchair-accessible vans and specialized medical equipment for families in need.

March 17, 2021

Steering Aids for Different Mobility Needs

For drivers with limited upper body strength or dexterity, steering aids can help make piloting a vehicle both easier and safer. With a number of products […]

March 16, 2021

Call for Nominations: 2021 NMEDA Hall of Fame

NMEDA’s Hall of Fame recognizes and honors those who have made significant contributions to the field of adaptive driving equipment and helped the establishment and growth of the automotive mobility industry.

March 11, 2021

MobilityWorks Acquires New Location

According to a recent press release, MobilityWorks has added it’s 94th location with the acquisition of Jay Hatfield Mobility’s Lee Summit, MO store. MobilityWorks now operates in 32 states.

March 8, 2021

Troubleshooting Wheelchair and Scooter Problems

Equipment failure is never a good thing but for someone who is dependent on mobility equipment to get around it can be catastrophic. Here are a […]

March 1, 2021

2021 Auto Mobility Expo Site is Open for Business

It’s time, it’s time! Time to secure your booths and sponsorships for the first-ever Auto Mobility Expo! Taking place in conjunction with the NMEDA and ADED colocated conferences in Columbus, Ohio this September, the Auto Mobility Expo is going to be the premiere industry event of 2021.

February 22, 2021

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 get behind […]

February 18, 2021

Ability Center Launches Community “Family First Program”

You may recall a photo that went viral about a year ago, of a young boy staring in awe at a Target sign featuring a boy […]

February 18, 2021

BraunAbility Recall Notice

The following information has been provided to NMEDA by BraunAbility: BraunAbility has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain Honda […]

February 8, 2021

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. While animals falling […]

January 28, 2021

MobilityWorks Announces New Product Offerings

MobilityWorks recently announced two new product offerings featuring Driverge technology. The first, a flexible wheelchair-accessible vehicle: the A4A RE with FlexFlat Conversion. According to the release, […]