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Michael Collins has been writing on disability issues for 22 years. He is...... This is an author bio.

February 2015

Everyday Advocacy: Condo Accessibility

By |February 1st, 2015|

Although condos are not covered by the ADA, some features must be accessible under Fair Housing laws, and discrimination is illegal.

January 2015

Motorvation: Motorcycles

By |January 1st, 2015|

There are many ways for wheelchair users to modify motorcycles and catch the wind once again.

December 2014

Everyday Advocacy: Driving for Ridesharing Companies

By |December 1st, 2014|

Should adaptive vehicle owners consider driving for ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft?

November 2014

Affordable Vans and Cars

By |November 1st, 2014|

Glen White and family friend Vicky Luna pose with White’s ‘66 Chevy Impala. Driving a vehicle is a daily occurrence for most people, [...]

September 2014

Motorvation: Leaving the Pavement Behind

By |September 1st, 2014|

ATVs and UTVs allow us to leave the pavement behind.

Everyday Advocacy: More Rehab Needed

By |September 1st, 2014|

During the past few years, the length of hospitalization after disabling injuries or other serious problems like a stroke has been getting steadily shorter.

July 2014

Everyday Advocacy: Segways

By |July 1st, 2014|

The ADA says Segways can be used in environments where power chairs are used, with some exceptions.

June 2014

Motorvation: All About Hand Controls

By |June 1st, 2014|

Hand controls have evolved, allowing people with higher injuries to be safe drivers.

May 2014

Everyday Advocacy: Parks Accessibility

By |May 1st, 2014|

There are accessibility guidelines available for virtually any feature to be found in a park, including parking, signage, walkways, playgrounds, parks programs and fishing piers.

April 2014

Through The Front Door: Romancing the ADA

By |April 1st, 2014|

Will the ADA put some sizzle back in Bob Pike's social life? Will his date's bowl of bisque be served by attentive staff in convivial surroundings, or will it be delivered in a paper carton at the front steps?

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