April 2019

Wheelchair Accessories You Can't Live Without

Wheelchair Accessories You Can't Live Without

As a power wheelchair user and quadriplegic, I have come to rely on many accessories; I'm sure others have as well. In trying to come up with a list of my own to share, I have to first think of what is essential for my independence and health, followed by my own personal comfort and fun. I hope you will find something you may be able to use and add to this list so that others can benefit.

Posted on 4/30/2019 | 2 comments


How to Rent Medical Equipment When Traveling

How to Rent Medical Equipment When Traveling

When planning a trip, it may be beneficial to rent equipment at your destination instead of traveling with everything you need. Some items may be too large to fly with or to transport in a vehicle, and renting can ensure you have everything you need throughout your trip. Your hotel or cruise ship may have some equipment available, but there are medical equipment rental companies that can provide whatever you need at your destination. It only takes four easy steps to ensure you will have exactly what you need so you can enjoy your trip.

Posted on 4/23/2019 | 0 comments


Paratriathlon: What Is It and How Can I Get Involved?

Paratriathlon: What Is It and How Can I Get Involved?

A relatively new addition to the exciting world of para-sport, the Paratriathlon first entered the Paralympic scene in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016 and is only set to grow as more athletes develop a passion for the sport.

Posted on 4/12/2019 | 0 comments


10 Ways to Make Easter Egg Hunting Accessible

10 Ways to Make Easter Egg Hunting Accessible

With Spring upon us and Easter fast approaching, many families will soon be planning their annual Easter egg hunt. Whether you and your children participate in your local community festivities or create your own at home, it is important to make sure that all kids (and adults!) can join in the fun. Everyone, special needs or not, wants to be included! These tips and tricks are to help make things a little easier on the children and their families that prefer some accommodations.

Posted on 4/9/2019 | 0 comments


Adapting Games for Children with Disabilities

Adapting Games for Children with Disabilities

The adaptation and development of games for children with disabilities is fundamental for the progression and stimulation of children with accessibility issues. We musn't forget that universal design in games and toys benefits the whole of society, as it allows everyone, with or without a disability, to share resources and moments of joy.

Posted on 4/2/2019 | 0 comments


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5/30/2019 | Amy Leise
We are new to paraplegia and ready to start traveling. How do we arrange for bowel care while tr...

5/15/2019 | Jim Wice
21st century scientific is the company that does leg bag. Here is a link to the site — http://www...

5/8/2019 | Geoff
Regarding the bag emptier...Can you tell us the name of the product you had the best experience w...

3/31/2019 | Carol Ramón-Youkhanna
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