ConvertaStep is a platform lift that raises the wheelchair user from sidewalk level to deck or porch level quickly and easily, and without taking up as much space as a ramp. A video of the product in action is viewable at the company’s website. Contact Convertastep, 260/969-8645; www.convertastep.com.
Troy Technologies’ Wheelchair Travel Bags are built to accommodate most wheelchairs and features an expansion zipper. There’s a telescoping handle and roller wheels for easy maneuverability through busy airports and train stations, and the bag is padded to protect the wheelchair. Contact Troy Technologies, 877/928-8770; www.travelwheelchair.net.
S.O.S Emergency Puncture Repair Kit is a compact, lightweight, easy-to- use unit, and even incorporates a multi-functional digital air compressor as well as liquid tire sealant. It’s designed primarily to be used on cars. Contact Sales Science Limited, +44(0)1202 724800; www.sales-science.co.uk.
The Doorman attaches to an existing screen door closer and is designed to hold the screen door open for as long as is needed, thus preventing the door from slamming shut too soon. Just give the door a gentle push and it’ll close automatically. Contact Paintshaver, 800/932-5872; www.buydoorman.com.
Icon Wheelchairs says the modularity of the Icon offers flexibility to change every component, including wheel sizes, and maintain the geometry that’s best for you. Its suspension is designed to be set to the user’s exact weight. Contact Icon Wheelchairs, 888/461-5759; www.iconwheelchairs.com.
3M says its Gripping Materials can make tasks and activities easier by reducing slip and improving grip in a multitude of applications. Trial bags are available at 3M’s website. Contact 3M, 651/-733-1715; shop3m.com.