Exploring Funding Options for Recreational Wheelchairs

Exploring Funding Options for Recreational Wheelchairs

Recreational wheelchairs play a vital role in enhancing the quality of life for people with mobility challenges. However, obtaining the right wheelchair can be financially challenging. Fortunately, numerous funding options and resources exist to help people acquire these specialized chairs.

Posted on 4/30/2024


Peer Mentoring as a Spinal Cord Injury Survivor

Peer Mentoring as a Spinal Cord Injury Survivor

One of the things I've learned from working as a mentor for the past two years is that the mentor-peer relationship is symbiotic; each party benefits in different ways. For the peer, they get to learn helpful tips and tricks for living with paralysis from someone who is similar to them. They also get to see someone continue to build a fulfilling life after sustaining such a life-altering injury. As a mentor, I benefit from this relationship by feeling as if I'm making a difference.

Posted on 4/16/2024


Mindset in the Disability Community

Mindset in the Disability Community

When something like a traumatic life experience happens, your mindset can be altered or influenced in many different directions. Oftentimes someone has a much larger perspective on life after a traumatic life experience because so much life has been lived in a short amount of time. The person starts to see more than just the "normal" way of life; they start to see everything that affects their daily living activities.

Posted on 4/2/2024


Tips for Choosing a New Accessible Vehicle

Tips for Choosing a New Accessible Vehicle

Acquiring a new vehicle for the family is daunting task, even in the simplest of times. Mix in the complicating factor of a family member with a motor control disability, and several additional concerns must be addressed. This article will deal with the scenario where the family member is able to transfer from a wheelchair to the vehicle with or without assistance, and all of the complexities of that transportation issue.

Posted on 3/19/2024


Traveling Accessible Japan

Traveling Accessible Japan

I have been traveling the streets of Japan in my power wheelchair for over 15 years and have enjoyed watching the country become more and more accessible. But there are still some challenges for travelers with disabilities. Here are a few things you may want to know before you jump on a plane.

Posted on 3/5/2024


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