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March 23, 2011

Everything You Need for Everyday Life is at the Abilities Expo

  People with disabilities need specialized products and services for every aspect of life, but you can’t just go to the nearest mall and find everything. […]

March 23, 2011

Amusement Parks are Making it Easier for Those with Disabilities

In the rush of everyday life, we have to make time for fun – and what better place than an amusement park. In the last few years, […]

March 23, 2011

Tips on Finding Roadside Assistance to Fit Your Needs

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 […]

March 23, 2011

Have Disabilities and Work? IRWEs Make Huge Dent in Income Tax

At tax time, we want to squeeze out every deduction possible: medical, dental and that accessible van you bought. But did you know that expenses you […]

March 23, 2011

Exercise with Team Sports for People with Disabilities

From extreme sports to wheelchair fencing (or rugby or tennis), there’s a team sport for those with disabilities. Most have been modified specifically for those with […]

March 23, 2011

Safety Tip: How Much Does Your SUV or Van Weigh?

How much weight can your accessible SUV or van bear when fully loaded? Because SUVs and vans have a higher center of gravity than sedans or […]

March 23, 2011

Adaptive Equipment: Tips on Extended Warranties, Insurance & Maintenance

Tips you may not know about the equipment you depend on: Maintenance Regular maintenance of adaptive equipment and accessible vehicles may be mandatory for compliance with […]

March 23, 2011

Is it Time for Your Senior Driving Safety Course?

Many of us have not read a driver license handbook since we were 16. For some, that’s more than 50 years ago. In that time, driving […]

March 23, 2011

Pros and Cons of Buying Used Adaptive and Accessible Equipment

For almost every piece of equipment we see new, you can find pre-owned and/or refurbished for a lower price. Sometimes it’s a better piece than we […]

March 23, 2011

Resources of Funding for Accessible Vehicles & Adaptive Equipment

Wheelchair accessible vehicles and adaptive equipment prices can run from $5,000 to $60,000+. Thankfully there are ways to help pare that down to an affordable figure. […]

March 23, 2011

Tips on Buying Your First Accessible Van

You’ve been admiring a van at the local auto dealership and decide it is time to buy your first accessible vehicle. The salesman has a great […]

March 23, 2011

How to Determine the Best Accessible Vehicle Dealer

When you are in the market for a accessible vehicle, the dealership you choose can make the transaction a dream – or a nightmare. A qualified […]