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Exercise and Staying Active this Winter

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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Safety Tips on 4-Point Tiedown Wheelchair Securement

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  For people with disabilities, it is vital to remember how to correctly fasten the wheelchair securements in an accessible van. The four-point tiedown secures…
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Which Accessible Vehicle Fits Your Particular Disability?

The selection of  vehicles for people with disabilities who also need wheelchair access may not be as varied as the selection for those who do not need a lift or…
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5 Useful Services for People with Disabilities

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Even with the convenience of owning a wheelchair accessible vehicle to travel about town, sometimes there are just not enough hours in a day to take on everything…
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Ms. Wheelchair America Driving Change in Disability Community

Through glamour, service, confidence and advocacy, Ms. Wheelchair America allows female wheelchair users to compete in a national competition that recognizes their…
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Top Choice Careers for People with Physical Disabilities

In today’s highly-competitive workforce, finding a quality job can be a challenge. For individuals with disabilities, the competition is even more extreme, but…

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,…
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How a Savvy Shopper Chooses a Wheelchair Accessible Van

  Purchasing a mode of transportation is an important event for anyone. For people with disabilities, it means independence, Life Moving Forward. But when…
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For People with Disabilities: U.S. Labor Dept. Sets Historic Hiring Goal

To get to a job, you typically need transportation. If you are a person with disabilities, especially one who requires a wheelchair, you need an accessible or wheelchair…
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Recently Disabled? Where to Start if You Need an Accessible Vehicle

If you have recently become a person with a disability and want to get behind the wheel again and drive, where do you start? You may need specific equipment to get…