Expert tips to help plan your next trip & travel smarter and safer

posted on July 14, 2015 - 3:21pm
Traveling can be scary, especially if you have a physical disability. In my own travels over the years, I’ve been trapped in a bathroom, dumped out of a car onto Fifth Avenue, toppled over in a moving bus, stranded in a subway tunnel and even showered with glass after accidentally shattering a revolving door. Despite its inherent challenges, though, traveling also can be an exciting and...

Living with diminishing physical ability means losing some independence, but it doesn’t have to mean less adventure

posted on April 1, 2014 - 9:25am
Quest Spring 2014
Kristal Hardin Independence. It is unique to the human experience. People fight for it. Toddlers to teens demand it. It is the way we live. So when a debilitating disease threatens to take away the thing we cherish the most — our independence — most of us channel our inner “Rocky” and refuse to go down without a fight. 

Safety and blood levels of GSK's exon-skipping drug were evaluated in boys with Duchenne MD who were no longer walking and had specific dystrophin mutations

posted on November 2, 2012 - 5:15pm
Update (Sept. 19, 2013): This story was updated to reflect the availability of a scientific paper detailing the trial results; it was published online Sept.
posted on July 1, 2009 - 2:41pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 3
Featured products: Stander ** Foot mouse ** Stair lift ** Bath lift ** Emergency communication.
posted on December 1, 1999 - 5:00pm
In the spring of 1997, Leslie Little was preparing to speak at a forum about home and fire safety for people with disabilities. She wanted to include a demonstration of a fire extinguisher that was adapted for use by people with disabilities. Problem was, such a device didn't exist.