March 2021

7 Female Disability Advocates You Should Know

7 Female Disability Advocates You Should Know

Did you know that March is Women's History Month? That's right, this month (and every month, really) we need to celebrate powerful women and shout their accomplishments from the rooftops! I'd love to share some of my favorite female disability advocates with you in this blog post.

Posted on 3/30/2021


Managing Your Caregivers: Selecting the Right Team for You

Managing Your Caregivers: Selecting the Right Team for You

Shortly after I graduated from college, a pilot program called Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services was launched in Colorado. It's a Medicaid-based program which provides me with a monthly budget that I use to manage my own caregivers.

Posted on 3/16/2021


Preparing for a New Wheelchair Telehealth Evaluation

Preparing for a New Wheelchair Telehealth Evaluation

The COVID-19 pandemic has led everyone to make numerous changes in their lives over the past year. Wheelchair users in need of a new wheelchair have faced closed clinics and limited access to the knowledgeable & experienced therapists that are so essential to the process. Fortunately, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved the use of telehealth for medical services. Telehealth is the exchange of medical information from one site to another through electronic communication to improve a patient's health.

Posted on 3/2/2021


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