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Self-Care for Caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Family Caregivers Month, and we want to take a little time to remind caregivers that they must "Take care, to give care." Whether a friend,…
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Yes, You CAN Play Golf

With the recent news about the PGA HOPE program, we have been pondering what it takes to play the sport with a physical disability. Fifty years ago, golfers had…
Five Innovative Must Have Accessibility Products

5 Innovative, Must-Have Accessibility Products

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When it comes to creating the next big thing in accessibility driven products, there’s a lot of competition out there. From consumer and vehicle technology, to…
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Wheelchair Tennis: How it Started and Why You Should Play

Brad Parks, the founding father of wheelchair tennis, started the official Paralympic sport in 1976 when he first hit a tennis ball. Upon this, he realized the…
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Abilities Expo 2014

Don’t Miss the Last Legs of the Abilities Expo 2014 Offering free workshops and an exhibit hall filled with the latest in mobility and adaptive technologies,…
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See the Latest Accessible Vans at Abilities Expo in June

If you haven’t been to an Abilities Expo, your next chance is June 29-July 1 at Chicago’s Schaumburg Convention Center.  Targeted directly to people with disabilities,…
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Get in the Swing with Adaptive Golf

Spring has sprung and the greens are lush. It's time to play golf! Don't be left behind. Whether you want to learn the game or hone your skills, there is a golf…
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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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New ADA Hotel Provisions Apply March 15, 2012

  Starting March 15, 2012, a new provision of the Americans with Disabilities Act takes effect. The provision allows people with disabilities or those with…
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5 Reasons to Consider a Full-Sized Wheelchair Van

  Ask people with disabilities—when purchasing a handicap or accessible van—size matters. The full-sized van is a good option for those with a large family,…