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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…
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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,…
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Four Ways to Customize Your Wheelchair

From helping you maneuver throughout your home to getting around town, your wheelchair goes everywhere with you, so why not use it to show off a bit about yourself.…

Look Who’s Cooking!

Ready to take the heat again? Think it's time to get back in the kitchen? Whether you miss tending to a fiery passion for food or you’re tired of day-old delivery,…

Making Sense of Mobility Terms

  If you have recently become a person with disabilities in a wheelchair or a senior with reduced strength that makes driving difficult, the jargon of the…
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Deadline Extended for Mandatory Lifts in Public Pools

Spring is here. You can’t wait to splash around in that tempting pool while on vacation. But wait! As a person with disabilities, you may need a lift or ramp…
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Auto Show to Feature Van Conversions for People with Disabilities

The 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) opens to the public on Jan. 14 in Detroit featuring the Mobility Center, a new exhibit aimed at showing off…
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Learn to Snow Ski with Accessible Equipment

  Adaptive skiing has become a popular sport for people with disabilities. Using adaptive equipment, adults, children and veterans with disabilities shush…
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San Jose: Last Chance in 2011 to Attend an Abilities Expo

If you missed the other Abilities Expos this year, there’s still one more in 2011. It’s in San Jose, Calif. Nov. 18-20. This unique forum is devoted to wounded…
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Portable Wheelchair Ramps Useful in a Variety of Situations

For those with disabilities, many conversion vans and minivans offer either a ramp or lift to get the wheelchair into and out of a vehicle. The lift has its share…