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Hunter and fisherman Jeff DeLeon uses his ATC to haul his kayaks and pull a trailer.

Motorvation: Pick-Me-Up Pickups

There are several options, available at prices comparable with adapted vans.

SCI Life: How to Move On

SCI Life: How to Move On

Greg Businelle: How to Move On; Adaptive Sports Store Aims High; The Ultimate ‘Stay There’ Solution

Check Out the AbilityOne Design Challenge

Check Out the AbilityOne Design Challenge

Have you heard about the AbilityOne design challenge? It’s an assistive technology competition for both high school and collegiate level participants sponsored by AbilityOne, a single source non-profit employment agency that’s helped over 50,000 people with disabilities find jobs. This agency particularly helps that those with visual impairments and significant disabilities. A very cool thing […]

Virtually Accessible Hiking Trails

Virtually Accessible Hiking Trails

I’ve always loved Nature Valley — those crunchy granola bars were the only healthy thing I liked as a kid. Well now I love Nature Valley a whole lot more. Why? Because the company’s given the “Google Map” streetview treatment to some of the prettiest trails in national parks across the US, and they’ve put […]

Adapted Video Game Controller Finds Kickstarter Success

Adapted Video Game Controller Finds Kickstarter Success

Adapted video game controllers are nothing new. We’ve seen several offered by an array of companies since the 1980s — Broadened Horizon’s adapted controllers and Quasimoto’s adapted controllers just to name a few. But there’s a new video controller in town and it’s aiming to be the quickest, most precise controller yet for quads. Dubbed […]

SCI Life: Discovering Wisconsin Her Own Way

SCI Life: Discovering Wisconsin Her Own Way

Jen Addis, 50 Marathons, Tablet Eye Tracking

The Bounder H frame model can go up to 11.7 mph.

Innovations: The Need for Speed

Whether we use an ultralight wheelchair, power chair or handcycle, many of us have the need for speed.

Stuck Inside this Winter? Here are Some Ideas

Stuck Inside this Winter? Here are Some Ideas

As I write this, the winds are blowing fiercely and the snow is piling up like icy sand dunes  — just another winter’s day in the frigid northeastern U.S. Winter always seems like the longest season of the year but in 2014, it appears as if this extreme weather will never end. Since I work […]

Empower Yourself with 3D Printable, Portable Wheelchair Ramps

Empower Yourself with 3D Printable, Portable Wheelchair Ramps

Raul Krauthausen, a 30-year-old German inventor who has osteogenesis imperfecta, has created one of the most empowering products for any wheelchair user — a portable wheelchair ramp made on a 3D printer. His idea was inspired by other disability-friendly projects he discovered after buying his 3D printer, a MakerBot Replicator 2, such as a wheelchair […]

Ron Heagy

SCI Life: Attitude is Everything

A speaker and family man, Ron Heagy, 51, from Albany, Ore., has been paralyzed the last 32 years. After diving into a breaker as a teenager, Heagy was grateful he survived despite sustaining a C3 injury. “By the grace of God, my brother swam out to find me,” he says. “It was the day before […]