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Self-Care for Caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month

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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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Exercise and Staying Active this Winter

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It’s the New Year, and we all know what that means. It’s time to make a plan to keep up those resolutions we made in December, including the one that makes…
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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

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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

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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

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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…