How to Find the Perfect Accessible Vacation Rental House

How to Find the Perfect Accessible Vacation Rental House

Rental houses can be a great alternative to hotel rooms, especially if you're going to be vacationing in an area for more than a couple of days. Finding an accessible rental house used to be very difficult, as many private listings didn't disclose all the details about the house. With the growing prevalence of vacation rental house websites, it's getting easier to find the perfect rental house for your next vacation.

Posted on 11/7/2019


From Puppy to Service Dog

From Puppy to Service Dog

As a quad-amputee, I use a power wheelchair to get around. Recently I purchased a goldendoodle puppy who I've named Ollie. Contrary to what he may think, Ollie isn't merely a puppy. Eventually, he'll be my service dog. Though we are currently pretty far away from that phase in our lives, I'm already planning for that future. I'd like to offer a bit of insight into our experiences. Typically, service dogs are chosen for people. Since my approach is a bit different, I'd like to serve as a resource for other people with disabilities who may be in a similar situation.

Posted on 11/5/2019


Learning Lessons from the Band

Learning Lessons from the Band

My name is Samuel Safford and I play drums in a band called MinaMize. We are an indie/folk trio that plays lyrical, thought-provoking music. I have been in this band for two years and I have learned so much about friendship and communication.

Posted on 10/29/2019


5 Accessibility Tips for Attending Fall Fairs and Pumpkin Patches

5 Accessibility Tips for Attending Fall Fairs and Pumpkin Patches

It's that time of year when a crisp chill hits the air and pumpkin spice fills our nostrils. The fall harvest yields a lot of fun activities for families, including hay rides, pumpkin decorating, caramel apples, and much more. Before embarking on your next autumn adventure, check out these five tips for ensuring a fun and exciting day for all.

Posted on 10/22/2019


The Benefits of Wheelchair Dancing

The Benefits of Wheelchair Dancing

Dancing has many benefits, both physical and psychological. It helps individuals to keep active, controls functions such as cholesterol, channels energy & emotion, strengthens the heart, and it's also a great natural antidote against osteoporosis and stress. In other words, dancing can help us to keep fit and raise our self-esteem.

Posted on 10/15/2019


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