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Parents of children with long-term mobility impairments who use a power mobility device are invited to participate in a survey by Canadian researchers
If you're the parent of a young child who uses a power mobility device, researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children — both in western Canada — are interested in hearing from you. The study is open to U.S. residents.
There’s an accessible vehicle out there made just for you
If you're getting ready to shop for an accessible vehicle, be prepared to find options, options, options! These myriad possibilities are good news because they mean there’s probably a solution out there for your unique automotive challenge.
You’ll first need to answer a few key questions: Will you be driving, or will you be a passenger? Are you able to transfer into a vehicle seat, or do you need...
Medical information in an emergency
Whether choosing your first power wheelchair or your next power wheelchair, picking the correct drive system for your needs is one of the first and most important decisions you’ll make.
The location of the drive wheels (the wheels powered by the motor) in the rear, middle or front of the chair has a definite effect on the chair’s performance in different environments.
Unique wheelchair and walker bags
Creations by Pokojni makes one-of-a-kind wheelchair and walker bags with hook-and-loop straps and magnets for easy attachment and closure.
Each bag is designed with unique fabrics or embroidery to appeal to different tastes. Most bags are washable.
Prices range from $15.95 to $27.95. Creations by Pokojni, (760) 822-4534.
Making an informed decision is the key to avoiding buyer's remorse
I have buyer’s remorse.
Like most people, my closet contains a few items I never should have bought.
A paper-thin broom skirt that was shredded by my wheelchair tires the first time I wore it. A bright red handbag that lacks a shoulder strap, forcing me to choose between clutching the accessory or holding onto my wheelchair every time I exit the ramp of my van.
Until now, the majority of my...