Getting on the level

posted on April 9, 2012 - 12:04pm
Whether facing a 2-inch-high curb or a 3-foot-tall porch, the results for a person in a wheelchair can be exactly the same: no passage. The way around both these barriers is, of course, a wheelchair ramp, though they will be decidedly different. The first might be a portable, foldable aluminum device, while the second might be a large, permanent structure made of concrete or galvanized steel....

Ramps and lifts help get your wheelchair where it needs to go

posted on July 1, 2009 - 4:48pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 3
Life often requires getting out and going places, many of which aren’t wheelchair friendly. But with the right portable ramp or lift, getting from Point A to Point B can turn from logistical nightmare to smooth transition. The benefits of portable wheelchair ramps include ease and versatility of use, and sizes that accommodate hassle-free storage and transportation. Most are lightweight, and can...