September 2018

Riding the School Bus with a Wheelchair

Riding the School Bus with a Wheelchair

Summer has come and gone, and school has started. It's a time of getting our kids settled into a new routine, including getting to and from school in a safe manner. For some, this means navigating their way through not only their child's transportation, but his/her wheelchair as well. You would think this should be an easy task to coordinate, but unfortunately it appears to be uncharted territory.

Posted on 9/25/2018


Monkey Helpers

Monkey Helpers

Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers provides highly trained capuchin service monkeys free of charge to adults across the United States living with mobility impairments in order for them to receive the priceless gifts of greater independence, companionship, and hope.

Posted on 9/18/2018


Calling All Advocates: Protecting Access to Complex Manual Wheelchairs

Calling All Advocates: Protecting Access to Complex Manual Wheelchairs

NCART recently conducted a survey to measure the impact of continued inappropriate reimbursement cuts to components (aka accessories) used with Complex Rehab manual wheelchairs. Of the supplier locations surveyed, an alarming 87% have significantly reduced providing components of Complex Rehab manual wheelchairs or will be forced to do so in the next 90 days.

Posted on 9/11/2018


How to Introduce the Arts to Children with Learning Disabilities

How to Introduce the Arts to Children with Learning Disabilities

The arts can be a valuable tool to support the education and emotional development of children with learning disabilities. Engaging in creative arts helps kids with special needs cope with their behavioral issues. Art also helps with coordination, motor skills, and socialization. From painting and drawing to drama and music, there are plenty of different avenues you can take to get children involved in the arts.

Posted on 9/4/2018


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1/6/2021 | Catherine Jewell
Currently, I am working from home. I have many difficulties in balancing work and life. Your arti...

12/19/2020 | Vicki Combs
I like the angle you will be using for your comments. As a from-birth disabled lesbian, it didn't...

12/10/2020 | Leanna Boyle
That’s why I don’t understand why people use the term “confined to a wheelchair” because if someo...

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