May 2014

Permobil Acquires TiLite

By |May 29th, 2014|

The worldwide wheelchair industry is buzzing after Permobil, one of the largest manufacturers of powered mobility devices, announced the purchase of the leading custom ultra-lightweight [...]

Sex and the School Board Candidate

By |May 22nd, 2014|

Angela J. Bray campaigned for a seat on the Niagara Falls School Board in New York — but lost. I wouldn't be surprised if the [...]

Pittsburgh’s Tall Parking Meters Draw Lawsuit

By |May 22nd, 2014|

When the City of Pittsburgh began replacing its parking meters, it chose not to go with wheelchair-accessible kiosks. Which is why Debra Stemmler, a wheelchair [...]

SleepSafe Beds for Kids

By |May 21st, 2014|

SleepSafe Beds have long been one of the better options for parents of kids with disabilities who require an enclosed sleeping situation. With the addition [...]

I Am My Story

By |May 19th, 2014|

Photo by Apollo 8 astronauts Three years ago, while having a conversation with a dear friend who I met during a personal development [...]

Sean Rose: Kite-Skiing Across Europe’s Largest Ice-Cap

By |May 16th, 2014|

On March 29, Sean Rose, a paraplegic kite skier, attempted to become the first paraplegic to kite-ski across the Vatnajökull icecap in Iceland — at [...]

7 Gotta-Try Summertime Adaptive Sports

By |May 16th, 2014|

When you're in rehab, therapists inundate you with dozens of recreational ideas, and chances are you were dealing with depression at the time and didn't [...]

Wijit: Crank Heaven

By |May 15th, 2014|

Forget push rims, levers are SO in right now. I posted about Leveraged Freedom Chair, a low-cost, highly durable lever-based wheelchair designed for users in [...]

New Offering from Comfort Company

By |May 15th, 2014|

Add or remove air-filled Comfort Cells as needed. The latest press release from the Comfort Company is all about “bony prominences” and a [...]

Two Freedom Chairs

By |May 15th, 2014|

Whether it's to access the beach or escape an emergency situation, the Freedom Chair is designed to be lightweight and easily assembled. 1. [...]

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