Facing My Fears, Part 2

Facing My Fears, Part 2

If you ask me about my journey of being a person with a disability, I will tell you that it's not always been easy, but I am going further emotionally, spiritually, and physically than I ever thought possible. Having the courage to face my fears and keep pushing forward, has led me to some of the most amazing experiences and the fulfillment of my wildest dreams.

Posted on 12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


Giving Back in Guatemala

Giving Back in Guatemala

I've been a physical therapist for nearly 17 years, with the first seven years of my career providing direct patient care as a licensed physical therapist. I went to work for Sunrise Medical as a sales representative in the Los Angeles area in early 2008, and shortly thereafter I transitioned to become a clinical rehab manager with Sunrise Medical. Although I was in the field working with end-users, the one-on-one nature of my role had changed dramatically.

Posted on 12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM | 2 comments


Step by Step, Hand by Hand

Step by Step, Hand by Hand

Spencer West is a household name in our community largely due to his motivational speaking for WE, his role as ambassador, and his humanitarian efforts. Some of these efforts include Spencer's amazing journey on June 13, 2012 when he climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise funds to provide clean water to over 12,500 people. His 187-mile (300 km) journey from Edmonton to Calgary on his hands and in his wheelchair continues to redefine what's possible.

Posted on 11/28/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


Service Animals in Airports

Service Animals in Airports

Between checking bags, clearing security, getting to your gate on time, and trying to get that seat you want, traveling can be stressful. But what about traveling with a service dog? While service dogs can be of tremendous help to their owners, on top of all the normal stresses of traveling, the owner also has to worry about their service dog. Among the many questions you may ask yourself before traveling with your furry service companion, you may wonder: What if my dog has to use the bathroom after we've gone through security?

Posted on 11/21/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


Tips for Flying with a Wheelchair

Tips for Flying with a Wheelchair

While flying is the quickest way to travel, it comes with the stress of long lines, the dreaded airport security pat-down, and sometimes even lengthy delays. Another stressor is wheelchairs frequently get damaged when flying, so this adds a whole new set of things to consider and plan for when heading to the airport. However, as a frequent flyer who loves earning those miles, I've learned much throughout my expeditions. Therefore, I've compiled a list of the top tips and tricks to help your wheelchair arrive unscathed and ready for your next adventure!

Posted on 11/14/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


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12/10/2017 | Steve Taylor
I have been working with Jason for quite a few years and he is a great guy. He works with the VA ...

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Fear is a key word I deal with, you writing and FB help me relearn read/write/etc. I use to back...

12/7/2017 | B. Catlin
Chris and Earle are an inspiration to so many. We love Earle's Facebook page, following their adv...

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You and Earle are an amazing pair. I've been following Earle on Facebook and he (and you) make me...

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It would be so great if I could go with you for myself for I am in a wheelchair my self since 20...

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