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Tips on Choosing the Right Adaptive Vehicle Repair Shop

When your accessible vehicle needs repairing, where do you take it? After checking the warranty, take it to the place where you bought it. But if you are out of town, have moved or it’s after hours, what do you do?...
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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. Customizing your wheelchair is a great way to express your creativity and personality…
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The Importance of Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialists

From determining what type of vehicle conversions are appropriate for drivers or families with special needs to diminishing these challenges and preparing them to get behind the wheel, certified driver rehabilitation specialists (CDRSs) help…
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Get Physical with Adaptive Exercise and Equipment

  Exercising and maintaining a fitness routine has been proven beneficial in ways extending beyond improving one’s physical health. Basic physical fitness can hinder chronic disease development and ease your ability to complete daily…
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Making Your Home More Accessible

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It's safe to say most of us our spending more time at home recently. Maybe it's shone a light on some things that could be adjusted to make it easier to get around and complete day-to-day tasks. Whether it’s an unexpected injury or a birth…
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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 ramp, but there are many makes and models to fit your unique needs. If your…
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Safety in Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Purchasing or financing a wheelchair accessible vehicle is a major step towards independence for people living with disabilities. Although riding or driving a wheelchair accessible vehicle is an exhilarating experience, especially for those…
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Tips on Choosing an Accessible Van for Children with Special Needs

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Children with special needs often need to use wheelchairs for mobility. Vehicles with special features are available or vans can be converted to accommodate them. The most important step is to start with an appointment with a mobility specialist. Since…
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The 3 Most Important Questions to Ask When Buying a Mobility Vehicle

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With so many mobility vehicle options available today, and more advances being made each and every day, purchasing a handicap accessible van, SUV or car can turn into a complicated process. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be. At the National…
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Improving Health Care with Cloud Computing

For many healthcare providers, patient readmission is a large concern. Recently, studies have shown that almost one in four patients face hospital readmission within 30 days. This startling fact has inspired technology companies in the U.S.…