March 2014

The Cybathlon: A Powered Adaptive Device Competition

By | March 31st, 2014|

When I first read about the Cybathlon Competition that will take place on Oct. 8, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland, I thought it was an Onion [...]

Are Popular Rideshare Companies Excluding Disabled?

By | March 28th, 2014|

Are popular rideshare companies like Lyft excluding customers with disabilities? Photo from Wikipedia. Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft have soared in popularity [...]

Khaled Alsafadi: Make UGA Arch Accessible

By | March 28th, 2014|

Khaled Alsafadi, Carden Wyckoff and Marquise Lane pose in front of the accessible side of the arch. Khaled Alsafadi is excited to graduate [...]

Golden Gate Park to Become More Accessible

By | March 28th, 2014|

A landmark settlement has been reached between the National Park Service and Disability Rights Advocates that will significantly improve wheelchair access at the Golden Gate [...]

Vote on the First Set of New Mobility Covers!

By | March 26th, 2014|

We have lots of plans for celebrating our 25th anniversary, starting with an ongoing survey of your favorite New Mobility covers from 1989 to the [...]

Why Should Nurses be in Charge of Home Care?

By | March 26th, 2014|

The recent occupation of the New York State Nurses Association headquarters by ADAPT has again shed a spotlight on the role nurses play in our [...]

Getting a New Wheelchair is So Not Fun

By | March 25th, 2014|

Unlike getting a new car, house or pair of shoes, getting a new wheelchair is so not fun. You'd think it would be ... the [...]

Toddler Wheelchairs Let Kids be Kids

By | March 25th, 2014|

Children with disabilities are denied so many opportunities and learning experiences when they can’t move around independently, which is why I'm so excited to see [...]

Ongoing ADAPT Sit-In Over Nurse Practices Act

By | March 25th, 2014|

ADAPT activists celebrate the 100th hour of their sit-in. Seventeen ADAPT activists began a sit-in at the headquarters of the New York State [...]

Kickstarter Project: Horizon Trike

By | March 25th, 2014|

In the very cool department, Outrider USA, an ultralight adventure vehicle company, has created the Horizon Trike — a full-suspension on-road/off-road battery powered adaptive trike.  [...]

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