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STEERING AIDS FOR HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE VEHICLES

Steering Aids: Which to Choose? Choosing the right steering aid for handicap accessible vehicles can make a driver’s experience behind the wheel safer and more comfortable. For those living with disabilities, these modifications may mean…
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Five Steps to New Handicap Accessible Vehicles

1. Locate a Mobility Equipment Dealer. A specialized Mobility Equipment Dealer will be able to provide you with information you may need regarding purchasing handicap accessible vehicles. From going over available options to financing, this…
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Help Comes in the Form of a Handicap Accessible Vehicles

Handicap accessible vehicles are a vital part of living for someone with a physical handicap who has to use a wheelchair. It helps to increase their mobility and their freedom. If there was no way safely to transport the person in a wheelchair,…
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Don’t Miss a Minute of Summer

  Summertime is here and contrary to popular belief, it promises a variety of indoor and outdoor fun for kids with disabilities. While kids are enjoying the thrill of being out of school, the myth that engaging activities for children…
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Life Benefits from Art – Part 1

Our hobbies have the ability to yield a positive influence by providing a healthy outlet to channel stress and employ creative abilities and resourcefulness. Assuming your interests are not harmful to your physical or mental health, the results…
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Save the Dates for Abilities Expo 2012

  In 2012, the Abilities Expo has scheduled 6 exhibitions across the country for people with disabilities. The first will be in Atlanta Feb. 17-19. This unique exhibition displays the latest accessible products and services to people…
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Top Ways to Prevent Handicap Van Theft

This time of year, your handicap van may not be much of a handicap to criminals, but a tempting target. Like Santa’s sleigh, it will be full of gifts. And if crooks see them, they and your van may “disappear” in the twinkle of an eye. Here…
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Benefits of Buying an Accessible Vehicle from a NMEDA QAP Member

Buying a wheelchair accessible vehicle isn’t like buying a car off the lot. Cars on the lot—even accessible ones—probably don’t have the exact equipment your disabilities call for; the dealership usually doesn’t have a salesman…
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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 veterans, persons recovering from immobilizing accidents, seniors with age-related…
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No More Blind Spots and Other Good News

Drivers with disabilities can have enlarged mirrors on their vehicles to detect blind spots and even radar-enabled blind spot detection devices to enhance their driving safety, but on Dec. 3, 2010 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…