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America's Freedom Sailor to Build Accessible Tall Ship

America’s Freedom Sailor to Build Accessible Tall Ship

Boats are notoriously unfriendly to wheelchairs, and let’s be honest — “accessible boats” are never really that great. This is why America’s Freedom Sailor, a nonprofit dedicated to the awesomeness of accessible sailing, has partnered with students at the University of New Orleans and the State University of New York at Buffalo to create the […]

Rolling Down Under

Rolling Down Under

Sydney, Australia, lives up to its reputation as one of the most accessible vacation destinations in the world.

For 10 years now, the staff of RAGE has helped empower its local disability community.

United Spinal Chapter Check-In: Las Vegas

For Reggie Bennett, RAGE means Rebuilding All Goals Efficiently.

Dave Sykes: From England to the North Pole

Dave Sykes: From England to the North Pole

On March 22, Dave Sykes, 46, lifted off in his microlight aircraft from Rufforth Airfield near York, England, with the goal of being the first paraplegic to fly to the North Pole — a 5,000 mile flight. Sykes is doing the entire trip solo with no ground support. His wheelchair and survival gear are packed […]

New Access to Parks Project will Survey National Parks

New Access to Parks Project will Survey National Parks

Many national parks have wonderfully accessible features, but you wouldn’t know it from researching the parks online. To solve this problem, wheelchairtraveling.com is launching its Access to Parks Project, which kicks off in May with a two-week trek to document accessibility features of Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky, Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and […]

Disney Universe: Changing, But Still Magical

Disney Universe: Changing, But Still Magical

It’s the Happiest Place on Earth. Is it also the most accessible?

The Crown Fountain in Chicago’s Millennium Park is noted for being accessible for all.

Accessible Public Spaces

Universal design in landscape architecture is redefining access in parks, memorials and other public spaces.

Bunker Hill Monument

Exploring Boston’s Freedom Trail

A step-by-step guide to finding accessible landmarks of the Revolutionary War and other historic events.

The KD Smart Chair Lives Up to its Name

The KD Smart Chair Lives Up to its Name

What if I told you there is a power wheelchair that weighs only 50 pounds, folds for easy transport and offers many of the seating conveniences most power chair users expect at a fraction of the cost? That’s the pitch for the KD Smart Chair, a new, exciting offering from KD Healthcare Company, and if […]

Wheelers Sue Hotels Over Inaccessible Shuttles

Wheelers Sue Hotels Over Inaccessible Shuttles

Three wheelchair users filed a lawsuit against a trio of hotel operators they say discriminated against them by failing to provide accessible hotel shuttle transportation. “For those of us who use wheelchairs and other mobility devices, it’s difficult enough to get around most cities when we travel,” says plaintiff Ruthee Goldkorn, from Los Angeles. “All […]