Tag Archive for: wheelchair accessible vehicles
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Flying The Friendly Skies in Wheelchair Accessible VehiclesLiving With a Disability
Airport Travel Tips for Wheelchair Users Architectural designers have made access to airports far easier these days for those using wheelchair accessible vehicles. Traveling can be stressful for any individual, but the airport crowds and airplane accessibility can be even more challenging for travelers with disabilities. While the process will never be completely hassle-free for anyone, we have compiled a list of pointers that we feel may alleviate some of the stress involved in air travel.
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Good News for Those Using Wheelchair Accessible VehiclesLiving With a Disability
Labor Department Shows Employment Gain for Americans with Disabilities More Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles are flooding the highways these days. While the jobless rate for the general population seems to have hit a plateau, the employment landscape for Americans with disabilities shows that "promise" is the word for 2013. Experts tout systems like the Ticket to Work program, the Work Opportunity Tax Credit and the Americans with Disabilities Act for the rise in opportunities being given to individuals with disabilities in the workplace today.
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Nike’s Slam Dunk With Accessible ShoesLiving With a Disability
When you think of shoes, you may not consider them as wheelchair accessible vehicles, but in a very big way, they are. In August of 2012, Matthew Walzer, a 17-year-old with cerebral palsy from Parkland, Florida, wrote an impassioned letter to Nike CEO, Mark Parker, asking for accessible shoes designed for people with disabilities. Little did he know, the letter would soon turn his dream of accessible shoes into a reality.
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Parking Permitted, Right?Drivers With Disabilities
Luckily, there are parking permissions in place for those with disabilities. Not only does such parking allow for easier access to store fronts and by offering closer…
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Making Sense of Mobility TermsLiving With a Disability
If you have recently become a person with disabilities in a wheelchair or a senior with reduced strength that makes driving difficult, the jargon of the…
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NMEDA Members Donate Converted Wheelchair Accessible VehiclesMobility Equipment
May is National Mobility Awareness Month. In hopes of raising awareness and showing the world that there are mobility solutions available to seniors and people…
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How a Savvy Shopper Chooses a Wheelchair Accessible VanLiving With a Disability
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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You Can Win an Adapted Vehicle during National Mobility Awareness MonthMobility Equipment
National Mobility Awareness Month is the inaugural May celebration that encourages people with disabilities to enjoy active, mobile lifestyles. To spread the word,…
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3 Best Times to Buy an Accessible VehicleWheelchair Accessible
When is the best time to buy a new (or new to you) accessible or handicap vehicle? Some folks like to get a new vehicle every 3 to 5 years. More budget-minded people…
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Auto Show to Feature Van Conversions for People with DisabilitiesWheelchair Accessible
The 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) opens to the public on Jan. 14 in Detroit featuring the Mobility Center, a new exhibit aimed at showing off…