March 2016

Finally! An Adaptive CrossFit Wheelchair

By | March 15th, 2016|

Athlete Michael Mills has created the world's first adaptive crossfit wheelchair. Michael Mills knew he’d found a new passion when he discovered adaptive [...]

Is Long Term Managed Healthcare the Best States Can Come Up With?

By | March 4th, 2016|

As states turn to long term managed health care to streamline services, consumers like Tom Turner are left wondering if there's a better way. [...]

Election Day: Show Up, Be Seen, Advocate and #RevUp! the Vote

By | March 2nd, 2016|

Lex Frieden, a chief architect of the Americans with Disabilities Act, director, Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU) program at TIRR Memorial Hermann, addresses a [...]

February 2016

Crafting a Solution to Help Quads Type and Use Touch Screens

By | February 19th, 2016|

Using his modified stylus, Ian Ruder can interact with touch screens. When we last checked in with our intrepid GearCrip (me), I was [...]

Handizap: The quad’s answer to touchscreens?

By | February 12th, 2016|

Touch screens are the future and they’re everywhere, and if you’re a quad with limited or no hand function they can be a conundrum. If [...]

Lonely Planet Releases Accessible Travel Resources

By | February 2nd, 2016|

Travel website Lonely Planet’s Accessible Travel Online Resources is exactly the kind of tool that can help demystify travel.

January 2016

Access, Transportation and Progress: Everything is Not Awesome

By | January 8th, 2016|

If you took a look at my Facebook feed lately, you’d think that transportation is more accessible than ever.

Wheel Mommies and ‘Selfie’-Acceptance

By | January 5th, 2016|

Showing your wheels in a selfie can be an act of self-love, says Stephanie Arrache. I recently became a member of a Facebook [...]

December 2015

Help Protect Our Reimbursement Rights!

By | December 8th, 2015|

Starting Jan. 1, Medicare will make drastic reimbursement cuts as high as 30 to 40 percent or more on wheelchair complex rehab components — this [...]

Bandi Pocket Belt is Her Newest Obssession

By | December 7th, 2015|

My newest accessory obsession is the Bandi classic pocket belt. Originally designed to be used while exercising, it is made of extremely comfortable stretchy material [...]

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