Life in Quarantine as a Wheelchair User

At its core, life in quarantine sounds dull. Everyone stays home, sheltering in place. However, even though everyone is following the same guidelines, each person’s life before quarantine presents unique challenges in trying to continue that same lifestyle while staying at home. For Amy Bleile, that means problem-solving as she figures out how to deliverContinue reading “Life in Quarantine as a Wheelchair User”

Q-Logic 3e and Q-Logic 3 EX: Meeting Consumer Needs

As a clinician, I learned so much from my clients and their trials of a variety of equipment options. Trialing different options allow consumers to compare all features that can impact efficient and effective equipment use. This is essential to the client-centered approach and requires optimal time management skills with the length of stays becomingContinue reading “Q-Logic 3e and Q-Logic 3 EX: Meeting Consumer Needs”

Disability Mentorship and the Next Generation

Many of our brand ambassadors and Q Roll Models are advocates for the Disabled Community, breaking down barriers and advocating accessibility and inclusivity. However, their passion goes beyond educating able-bodied individuals and promoting positive changes. Several of our brand ambassadors also look to make an impact in the lives of other wheelchair users, specifically theContinue reading “Disability Mentorship and the Next Generation”

Staying Fit as a Wheelchair User

How do you stay fit as a wheelchair user? While most programs and facilities are not created with accessibility in mind, it isn’t impossible to find a workout that’s enjoyable and effective. Four of our brand ambassadors and Q Roll Models talk about how they exercise with a disability and how you can get started.Continue reading “Staying Fit as a Wheelchair User”

iLevel® Empowers Others to Live Confidently

Why do motorized wheelchair users love iLevel® so much? For one thing, it helps electric wheelchair users live independently, but it also empowers them to live confidently. Our Q Roll Models and brand ambassadors share how iLevel empowers them to be confident no matter where they are. Jesse Cuellar Confidence means something different to everyone.Continue reading “iLevel® Empowers Others to Live Confidently”

Celebrating 30 Years of the ADA

July 2020 marked the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is a civil rights law that went into effect in 1990 to ensure that disabled individuals have the same rights and opportunities as able-bodied individuals. One way it does so is by prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities in publicContinue reading “Celebrating 30 Years of the ADA”

New Features on Interactive Assist App

New features are now available on the Interactive Assist app!  Photos can now be sent to a technician, and from the technician to the consumer, as a visual reference in real time using the chat feature. Also, the all-new Bluetooth® auto connect will automatically pair to the consumer’s chair again if connection is lost. In addition, a systemContinue reading “New Features on Interactive Assist App”

Benefits of Using iLevel® in the Workplace

When it comes to iLevel and its benefits, we like to share how it impacts wheelchair users in their daily lives. For our younger wheelchair users, this may mean how iLevel® benefits them at school . For those who are in the working world, they experience similar benefits that make all the difference. Some of ourContinue reading “Benefits of Using iLevel® in the Workplace”

How to Prepare for a Hurricane as a Wheelchair User

While COVID-19 continues to be a problem for the United States, there’s another potential problem on the horizon with the incoming 2020 hurricane season. Experts agree that this year’s hurricane season is going to make a huge impact. According to Forbes.com, on average, the U.S. experiences approximately 12 named storms, 6 hurricanes and 3 majorContinue reading “How to Prepare for a Hurricane as a Wheelchair User”

Accessibility in America’s Big Cities

Many of America’s big cities are popular travel destinations for people all over. While we like to think that cities are progressive, they aren’t always in terms of accessibility for wheelchair users. If you’re thinking of traveling to a big city one day, such as Los Angeles or Washington D.C., we have some resources forContinue reading “Accessibility in America’s Big Cities”