Ordering Your Power Wheelchair with iLevel

So, you have decided to get a power wheelchair with iLevel. You picked out the color you want and it is time to order your chair. Your therapist works with the ATP at your authorized Quantum provider. Together, they conduct a wheelchair fitting. Whether it’s your first or tenth power chair, when ordering your powerContinue reading “Ordering Your Power Wheelchair with iLevel”

Let’s Celebrate Spinal Cord Injury Awareness

September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month.  Back in 1981, I didn’t truly understand in specific terms what my spinal cord really was. I soon learned. Understanding the Mental Impact of SCI As I laid in a hospital bed wondering why I couldn’t feel my legs, I knew that I had been in an accident.Continue reading “Let’s Celebrate Spinal Cord Injury Awareness”

Things to Do at Wheelchair Accessible Assateague Island

Thanks to COVID-19, vacations have been very limited the past year and a half, especially for my family. Since my immune system is very weak and cannot handle getting sick, flying is still not an option. Still, that didn’t stop us from taking our first official vacation this summer after I was fully vaccinated. WeContinue reading “Things to Do at Wheelchair Accessible Assateague Island”

Chrysanthemum Chan: Sew Much Cosplay, Sew Little Time

She’s breaking barriers, one stitch at a time! Chrysanthemum Chan is a self-taught seamstress and designer with a special focus in cosplay, designing costumes to represent specific characters. She also specializes in kawaii, a Japanese fashion movement. With a TikTok channel of over 380,000 followers, Chrysanthemum brings awareness to her disability and the ableism thatContinue reading “Chrysanthemum Chan: Sew Much Cosplay, Sew Little Time”

Road Trips and Power Wheelchairs

Road trips can be fun depending on the type of person you are. I’m the guy that just wants to get there and get it done! So, I generally don’t try to drag it out. I do this because I want to spend as much time as I can at the destination. Wherever I’m going,Continue reading “Road Trips and Power Wheelchairs”

Tips When Flying with a Power Chair

How do you travel using your power chair? It’s one of the most commonly asked questions I get from people. There was a time in my life where I was on the road 280 days out of the year, basically living out of hotel rooms. I had more than one flight every single month. InContinue reading “Tips When Flying with a Power Chair”

How iLevel Helps My Loved Ones

iLevel® technology changed the game for me around four years ago when I got my Q6 Edge® 2.0 Power Wheelchair. It also changed the lives of my family and friends. Attending Hockey Games with My Dad I’ve had seat elevation before. In reality, I didn’t use it as much as I have used iLevel, becauseContinue reading “How iLevel Helps My Loved Ones”

Six Reasons Why I Love My Power Wheelchair

My name is Maddie Kasten. I’m a 15-year-old, high school sophomore and I’ve been using a manual wheelchair since kindergarten. I just got my first power wheelchair and I am so excited! Here are six reasons why I love my Stretto Power Wheelchair. My Wheelchair Gives Me Independence  I use a wheelchair almost everywhere IContinue reading “Six Reasons Why I Love My Power Wheelchair”

Maddie Kasten: The Power of the Stretto Wheelchair

She’s got the power! Going from a manual wheelchair to a power wheelchair is a life-changing experience for 15-year-old Maddie Kasten. She has used a manual wheelchair since kindergarten. Now, in her sophomore year of high school, Maddie has an Edge 3 Stretto® Power Wheelchair with iLevel® and is so excited for all the opportunitiesContinue reading “Maddie Kasten: The Power of the Stretto Wheelchair”

Feeling Slim in My Stretto Motorized Wheelchair

I have been using Pride and Quantum wheelchairs since I was 11. My very first power wheelchair was a Jazzy 1122. I can tell you that that wheelchair was an actual beast. It had a LOT of life in it. I got it when I was 11, but I was still using it in college.Continue reading “Feeling Slim in My Stretto Motorized Wheelchair”