November 2016

In Search of a Better Backrest

By | November 22nd, 2016|

I rolled by my local wheelchair shop to make a small chair adjustment. I’ve been working to rebuild my backrest in a way that would give me better posture.

Why More Wheelchair Users Are Choosing a Stiltz Wheelchair Lift Instead of a Stair Lift

By | November 21st, 2016|

A stair lift may seem like the obvious choice but it is not the most stylish, safe or practical.

October 2016

Donald Trump’s Ableism is Downright Scary

By | October 28th, 2016|

Trump’s mocking insults have aggressive undertones for people with disabilities — and that’s a frightening thing When Donald Trump mocked a reporter with a disability, [...]

Nike HyperAdapt Self-Tying Shoe

By | October 27th, 2016|

Self-tying sneakers are no longer just some wild idea from a movie, as Nike gets set to release its HyperAdapt 1.0 onto the market at the end of November.

Wall-Mounted TV: The Giant Monitor that Saved my Posture

By | October 21st, 2016|

Using a laptop as a powerchair user can be a pain in your neck and shoulders. Read how one man got around this by plugging his PC into his wall-mounted TV using a standard HDMI cord.

Redliner Activity Monitor May Save Shoulders

By | October 11th, 2016|

The Redliner activity monitor may prevent shoulder injuries by alerting manual wheelchair users when they are pushing too hard.

Four Height Adjustable Wheelchair Accessible Kitchens

By | October 4th, 2016|

Here are four height-adjustable wheelchair accessible kitchens, featuring cabinets that lift or lower with the push of a button.

September 2016

Did We Only Take from the Civil Rights Movement?

By | September 23rd, 2016|

Theo Braddy's challenge to disability rights leaders: Fight discrimination and oppression in all its forms, and pursue civil rights for everyone.

Travel Opportunities for People with Disabilities Have Increased, but Is it Too Late For Me?

By | September 21st, 2016|

There are more accessible cruises and resorts. But I wonder if it is too late for me.

Companion Platform Lets Walkers Hitch a Ride on Power Chairs

By | September 14th, 2016|

Judi Chapman invented the Care E On companion platform because she couldn’t keep up with her husband’s wheelchair. Ankle problems had slowed Judi down ...

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