When you use a wheelchair, you’re considered more vulnerable than the average person, and there are people who will take advantage of you. This is exactly why you must always think about safety — you never know who may view you as an easy mark.

Here are some products to help you stay safe:

1. Cell Phone

Cell phones are the biggest life savers of people with disabilities. They allow us to live alone independently, with help just a call away. And cell plans are now cheaper than ever, allowing those who couldn’t afford one before to now do so. You may even qualify for a free cell phone if you receive certain government benefits. Tracfones are also very inexpensive if you don’t have the money for a smart phone.

2. FlipBelt

If you’re concerned about having your wallet stolen, the FlipBelt is the safety answer you’ve been looking for. This colorful waistband looks like it’