October 2016

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 ...

Easy-to-Use Wheelchair Luggage by Phoenix Instinct

By | September 9th, 2016|

The wheelchair travel gods may have finally heeded the prayers of wheelers frustrated by the difficulty of hauling luggage.

Adaptive Rowing Gets Me On the Water

By | September 7th, 2016|

Since the bicycling accident that caused Ron Gold’s spinal cord injury almost five years ago, he’s under doctor’s orders to stay out of the water. But with adaptive rowing, he can at least get on the water, if not in.

August 2016

Religious Organizations Must Be Inclusive

By | August 22nd, 2016|

Temple Emanu-El of West Essex in Livingston, New Jersey, installed this ramp to its bima to better serve its members. Photo by Johanna Ginsberg/New [...]

7 Hard-Core Parking Abuse Strategies

By | August 18th, 2016|

What will it take to get nondisabled drivers to stop parking in accessible spots? Here are seven hard-core parking abuse strategies wheelchair users have employed [...]

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