The American Wheelchair Bowling Association

The American Wheelchair Bowling Association

The American Wheelchair Bowling Association (AWBA) was founded in 1961 by Richard Carlson and 13 other men in wheelchairs who wanted to bowl and would not take "no" for an answer. Over the last 59 years, the AWBA has grown to over 500 members around the country, competing in seven regional tournaments and one National Championship.

Posted on 4/7/2020


Adaptive Skiing in Utah

Adaptive Skiing in Utah

As I got older, being cautious of everything never seemed to work well for me. I found myself getting involved in just about any non-contact sport I could. Three years ago, through an organization I participate in, I was given the opportunity to go on a ski trip to Utah with a few other girls. That was the first time I took a real chance on doing something that seemed very daring for a person with OI.

Posted on 3/24/2020


A Day in the Life of an Accessible Travel Blogger

A Day in the Life of an Accessible Travel Blogger

Traveling around the world, eating exotic foods, seeing iconic sights, making new friends all over the world... these are the things that most people think of when I tell them I'm a travel blogger. While I do get to enjoy those incredible aspects of travel blogging about three to four months out of the year, what happens in the other eight to nine months when I'm not traveling? There is a LOT more that goes into travel blogging than just traveling.

Posted on 3/10/2020


How to Qualify for Social Security Disability After a Spinal Cord Injury

How to Qualify for Social Security Disability After a Spinal Cord Injury

Anyone who sustains a spinal cord injury and thinks that they will be unable to work for at least a year can file a claim for Social Security disability benefits to help pay for living expenses while they are unable to work.

Posted on 3/3/2020


Freedom Behind the Wheel

Freedom Behind the Wheel

I applied for vocational rehabilitation services when I decided to go to college and learned that my state's vocational rehab would pay for disabled driver training courses. So in the summer of 2000 I decided to apply and have my first driving experience.

Posted on 2/25/2020


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