Sakina Shamsi: My Greatest Fashion Accessory

I’ve written about wheelchair fashion in the past. What many people may not realize is that it’s actually quite fun to jazz up your wheelchair and personalize it. There are so many ways to make your motorized wheelchair fun and trendy! Staying Safe and Trendy with Hand Sanitizer Now more than ever, because of COVID-19,Continue reading “Sakina Shamsi: My Greatest Fashion Accessory”

Funding for iLevel®

It’s no shocker that things always cost more when you have a disability. If you have a vehicle that you drive with hand controls and a side entry or rear-entry ramp, you understand that routine maintenance can cost a lot. Other expenses that people with disabilities may have are doctors’ appointments, medications, making any kindContinue reading “Funding for iLevel®”

Ask and You Shall Receive: 4Front® 2

Some major advancements are about to hit the rehab power market from Quantum Rehab®. First up is the launch of the 4Front® 2 Power Chair. Consumers, ATPs and clinicians asked for some enhancements to be made to the 4Front® and we listened. Introducing the 4Front® 2, with amazing features such as the new Smart TractionContinue reading “Ask and You Shall Receive: 4Front® 2”

Let’s All Stay Safe this 4th of July

Many of us are excited to resume our usual gatherings and activities for Independence Day. We’ve all been through so much with the COVID-19 pandemic, so we deserve to have some fun! While you’re out there having fun, it’s important to also stay safe. Here are some important safety tips when celebrating this July 4thContinue reading “Let’s All Stay Safe this 4th of July”

Jesse Cuellar: My Summer Bucket List

This summer is going to be amazing because we’ll finally be getting back to living more normally. We are finally, slowly (and I say it again slowly) opening back up to the point where we can be outside and participate in normal activities. I look forward to being outside and active as much as possible.Continue reading “Jesse Cuellar: My Summer Bucket List”

Summer and My iLevel Power Wheelchair

The summer sun is slowly making its way to the United States, which means ice cream, BBQs, and most importantly, adventures in my Edge® 3 Power Chair with iLevel®! Last summer was not the best for anyone, but I fully intend to make up for it in 2021. My 31st birthday is in July, soContinue reading “Summer and My iLevel Power Wheelchair”

Buffalo and iLevel® Technology

Traveling in wonderful Wyoming in my Quantum® power wheelchair with iLevel® is always an adventure. You never know what photo opportunities may present themselves. Just make sure your subject is not moving. Last week, I traveled to Jackson, also known as Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  The magnificent Teton Mountains can be seen from the distance.  JacksonContinue reading “Buffalo and iLevel® Technology”

Understanding Wheelchair Cushions

A complex rehab power wheelchair is designed to meet the user’s medical and quality-of-life needs and provide greater independence. The power wheelchair needs to be fitted to the individual and it needs to be comfortable. There are many components that can be found on a complex rehab power wheelchair, including seating and electronics, wheelchair cushionsContinue reading “Understanding Wheelchair Cushions”

Merlisha Henderson: A Survival Kit for Young Adults After Graduation

It’s almost that time of year once again. GRADUATION! As parents, we all know that you will hear (and pay for) the “G” word from pre-school to grad school. There is just something about that high school and college graduation that really marks a point in the relationship that you have with your children. SeniorContinue reading “Merlisha Henderson: A Survival Kit for Young Adults After Graduation”

Building an Accessible Playground

In January of 2020, I participated in a news interview about playground accessibility. A young girl in the Rochester area named Santii was selling hot cocoa for $1 per cup in order to raise money for an accessible swing. Santii wanted to do this because when she was playing on a playground, she noticed anotherContinue reading “Building an Accessible Playground”