May 2016

Driving For Uber

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Wheelchair users find if they have a nice car and hand controls, they can make money driving for companies like Uber. Here are three wheelers who are making the Uber platform work for them.

Peer to Peer Problems

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Jennifer Mendoza was walking through San Francisco and noticed a bunch of cars with pink mustaches. “I Googled, found out what Lyft was, and said, ‘I have got to be a part of that.’”

Eric Lipp and Open Doors Organizations: Training Uber

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Chicago-based nonprofit Open Doors Organization has trained Uber drivers on how to serve riders with disabilities in 10 cities nationwide.

Motorvation: Accessible Golf Carts

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Many golf courses have started adding accessible golf carts to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

SCI Life: May 2016

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Kiesha Mastrodimos' YouTube channel; Danish sports chair; 10-In-1 flip pillow

Where Have All the Rental Vans Gone?

By | May 2nd, 2016|

If you try to rent a lowered floor minivan with hand controls from an adaptive van dealer, with rare exceptions, you will not succeed.

April 2016

How Macaroni and Cheese and Green Beans Helped Me to Develop Grit

By | April 6th, 2016|

Grit is all about being resilient. Failing and getting back up.

The True Cost of Wheelchairs and Components

By | April 1st, 2016|

We looked at some of the expenses involved in bringing complex rehab DME from original concept to the end user.

Sticker Shock: Understanding DME Prices

By | April 1st, 2016|

At NM, we get a lot of questions about why disability equipment costs so much. With the current climate of shrinking insurance coverage and narrowing options, we decided to follow the money as far as we could.

Wheelchair Cushions: How a Flawed System Affects Cost and Quality

By | April 1st, 2016|

A high quality, properly fitting cushion is arguably the most crucial complex rehab DME product for people with SCI.

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