mobility devices

Quest's annual review of the Americans with Disabilities Act finds new rules being implemented and new suits being filed, as the fight for full inclusion goes on

posted on July 1, 2011 - 11:35am
Beginning in 2012, new or renovated public swimming pools must have sloped entries or lifts. New or altered golf courses must have some accessible holes. Boat docks must have accessible slips, playgrounds and gyms must have accessible equipment, and amusement park rides must have accessible seats. These are just a few of the new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations for public...
posted on October 1, 2009 - 11:10am
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 4
Got a special someone on your list? A burning desire to play St. Nick? Looking to share some holiday spirit? Then take a peek at the following gift ideas meant to inspire fun. Fun on wheels

Funding challenges and options

posted on May 1, 2008 - 9:34am
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 3
The money game often is riddled with bureaucratic red tape and frustration. However, solutions exist that can help you find the funds you need to win the game. The following articles look at different financial strategies for getting adaptive equipment, home modifications, accessible vehicles, college tuition, medications and more. In every case, it’s necessary to investigate your options, be...

A triple option for ambulation

posted on November 1, 2007 - 4:36pm
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 6
More than 6 million Americans, including many with neuromuscular diseases, use mobility devices such as walkers, canes and crutches to assist them with getting around. The type of device people should use depends on how much assistance they require with weight support and balance. Deciding on the right device calls for expert consultation and some product comparisons.