Great Tips for Shopping Black Friday in a Quantum Power Wheelchair

I never run from a good sale. Prior to my mobility challenges, I use to stand in Black Friday lines, awaiting the must-have sales. Now that I have a disability, I still shop Black Friday, but I am very strategic. Usually, the Black Friday ads are released 2 to 3 weeks before the sale itself.Continue reading “Great Tips for Shopping Black Friday in a Quantum Power Wheelchair”

Hurricane Preparedness When You Have a Quantum Power Wheelchair

A few months ago, the west coast of Florida was absolutely devastated by Hurricane Ian. I’ve been very fortunate and blessed to own property on a barrier island on the east coast of Florida for seven years. Hurricanes are a natural part of living in Florida. I want to talk about living in a high-riskContinue reading “Hurricane Preparedness When You Have a Quantum Power Wheelchair”

The Best Features on My Quantum Power Wheelchair

I’ve been using a wheelchair ever since I was a little girl, so I know what I like and dislike about power chair technology. When the time came for me to get a new power chair, I knew what I wanted because of all the features the chair offered. We all have our favorite features,Continue reading “The Best Features on My Quantum Power Wheelchair”

The Fear of Damage When Flying with My Quantum Power Wheelchair

This summer, I took two round-trip flights across the country with my Quantum Power Wheelchair. In late July, I flew with my mom to Washington, D.C., and back. In mid-August, we flew to Albany, N.Y., and back, changing planes in Chicago. The July trip was the first time I ever flew with a power wheelchair,Continue reading “The Fear of Damage When Flying with My Quantum Power Wheelchair”

Understanding Drive Wheel Configuration on a Quantum Power Wheelchair

When going through the process of selecting a new power chair, your therapist works alongside an ATP (Assistive Technology Professional), who works for your authorized Quantum dealer. Drive-wheel configuration is a major factor to consider. Working together, you, your therapist and the ATP can decide which Quantum power wheelchair is right for you.  Quantum powerContinue reading “Understanding Drive Wheel Configuration on a Quantum Power Wheelchair”

Sharing EmpowHer Camp in Pittsburgh

In October my organization, Disability EmpowHer Network, was invited to Pittsburgh, PA, to present at a Volunteer Leadership Workshop hosted by the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF). MEAF was established by the Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and is dedicated to helping youth with disabilities maximize their potential and participation in society. Disability EmpowHer Network is gratefulContinue reading “Sharing EmpowHer Camp in Pittsburgh”

My Amazing Experience with the Bengals in My Quantum Power Wheelchair

On Sunday, Oct. 23, a dream came true as I traveled to Cincinnati in my Quantum Power Wheelchair to watch my beloved Bengals play. The contest pitted the Bengals (3-3) against the Falcons (3-3) inside Paycor Stadium. Navigating the Stadium in My Quantum Power Wheelchair Entering the stadium was an adventure. I ran into oldContinue reading “My Amazing Experience with the Bengals in My Quantum Power Wheelchair”

How to Change the Clock on Your Quantum Rehab Wheelchair

Whether we are springing forward or falling back, daylight saving time is a bit of an adjustment for Americans. Not only do we have to change the clocks in our cars, our offices and in our homes, wheelchair users have to adjust the clock on their Quantum Rehab Wheelchair Q-Logic controller.  While we participate inContinue reading “How to Change the Clock on Your Quantum Rehab Wheelchair”

New Condos Create Disabled Parking Spaces for Vans

In my previous blog, I wrote about the lack of disabled parking spots in public places like grocery stores and strip malls. So, when a new condo complex was being built about 1 mile down the road from where I live, I was curious. Nobody really knew anything about it or how many units wereContinue reading “New Condos Create Disabled Parking Spaces for Vans”

Your Complex Wheelchair and the Best Wheelchair Batteries

Whether you are an experienced or first-time power chair user, your wheelchair batteries keep your complex wheelchair running, so you can keep on living your life! While you’ll receive a set of brand-new batteries when you get your new power chair, it’s normal to have to replace the batteries from time to time. When theContinue reading “Your Complex Wheelchair and the Best Wheelchair Batteries”