Birthday Party Planning as a Parent in a Wheelchair

Planning birthday parties is among my favorite parts of parenthood. This year feels even more special because we haven’t gone all out in a couple of years. Our youngest’s 3rd birthday party in 2020 was our last large family gathering. Many of us have not seen each other in months or longer! This year, we’reContinue reading “Birthday Party Planning as a Parent in a Wheelchair”

Great iLevel Benefits When Staying at Hotels

I am so thankful for iLevel® technology when I travel, especially when I am staying at hotels. Each hotel is different. I find that I need to adjust the seat height on my power wheelchair for different things all the time, even if I get an accessible room. Here are a few ways that iLevel helpsContinue reading “Great iLevel Benefits When Staying at Hotels”

The Importance of Power Adjustable Seat Height (PASH)

When I was 12 years old, I started going to the mall with my friends. My dad noticed that I just couldn’t keep up with the other girls. My dad suggested I get a power wheelchair and I fought him on it. I told him I didn’t want to use a wheelchair because people wouldContinue reading “The Importance of Power Adjustable Seat Height (PASH)”

How to Host Parties and Celebrations During a Pandemic

It’s been 2 years since the pandemic began. We’re still adjusting for ways to be safe and have fun. Once I realized that COVID-19 wasn’t going away any time soon, I started to get creative. Here are some ideas of how you can show your family and friends how much you care about them onContinue reading “How to Host Parties and Celebrations During a Pandemic”

How I Use iLevel Technology in the Home

Having iLevel® on my power wheelchair allows me to be completely independent. I can live alone because of this technology. Granted, it’s nice to have help every now and again but at the end of the day, it feels good that I can do things on my own. I have a lot of friends whoContinue reading “How I Use iLevel Technology in the Home”

New Ways My Power Chair Helps Me

Last year, when I decided to apply to become a Quantum brand ambassador, I was nervous. Being a manual wheelchair user for most of my life, I questioned whether I really needed power mobility and if I’d be a good fit for the role. I hadn’t used a power chair for any significant amount ofContinue reading “New Ways My Power Chair Helps Me”

The Benefits of Technology When Transferring to a Medical Exam Table

Many of us who use wheelchairs find it very difficult to transfer in a medical setting, such as transferring to an exam table or MRI table. Quite often, these medical tables or equipment are too high for transferring from a manual or power wheelchair. This is where iLevel® technology comes in handy. How iLevel AidsContinue reading “The Benefits of Technology When Transferring to a Medical Exam Table”

Switching from a Manual Wheelchair to a Power Chair

When I first got a wheelchair in 2019, I didn’t think that I would need another one for a long time. Me and my manual chair have been to many places. Because of it, I could do a lot of things that I couldn’t do before. Losing control of parts of my body took aContinue reading “Switching from a Manual Wheelchair to a Power Chair”

Excited for Football with My Power Wheelchair

Excitement is in the air surrounding the football program at Charlotte! On August 7, I attended Charlotte Football Media Day to cover the event for the school’s newspaper, the Niner Times. It was a great day! I interviewed players and coaches, which was possible thanks to iLevel® technology on my Stretto Power Wheelchair. Touring theContinue reading “Excited for Football with My Power Wheelchair”

David Arnold: Ready to Receive

If you are an amateur radio operator like David Arnold, you probably have a unique call sign, which is used to identify a radio station or operator. Just like his call sign, David is also incredibly unique. He is extremely grateful for the independence he has gained with his Quantum® Power Chair. Enjoying Greater IndependenceContinue reading “David Arnold: Ready to Receive”