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”

My Wonderful Trip to the Accessible Florida Keys

With the insane number of COVID-19 cases rising, especially in New Jersey, I’m sure everybody is feeling the same way about traveling. When can we go on a vacation again safely? It seemed impossible. After some careful consideration, however, my parents decided to pack up our stuff, get into our minivan and drive as farContinue reading “My Wonderful Trip to the Accessible Florida Keys”

Alison Chancellor: Keeping Her Head Up at iLevel®

Wayne Gretzky once said that you miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take. In living life, Alison Chancellor always takes her best shot. I have the ability to do whatever and go wherever I want, with the help of my new Edge 3 Stretto,” Alison said. Why She Loves Her Stretto Power WheelchairContinue reading “Alison Chancellor: Keeping Her Head Up at iLevel®”

My Awesome Experience at the Duke’s Mayo Bowl

Recently, I attended the Duke’s Mayo Bowl in Charlotte, N.C., at the Bank of America Stadium, which is home to the Carolina Panthers. I saw one of my favorite teams, the North Carolina Tarheels, take on the South Carolina Gamecocks in the battle of the Carolinas. Riding the Light Rail with My Power Wheelchair ToContinue reading “My Awesome Experience at the Duke’s Mayo Bowl”

Looking for a New Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

Recently, my neighbors bought a new Jeep Grand Cherokee, which is an SUV. The technology in this vehicle is insane. So, I’ve decided it is time for me to get a new vehicle. Currently, I have a 2019 Ford Explorer SUV. It is equipped with a conversion and a ramp that comes out the oneContinue reading “Looking for a New Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle”

How My Love for Sewing Empowers Me

Sewing is something that has always been an interest of mine from a very young age. Almost everyone on my mother’s side of the family sewed or use to sew, at some point. I remember seeing both my aunt and my mother use my great grandmother’s old sewing machine. I believe that was the firstContinue reading “How My Love for Sewing Empowers Me”

How My Disability Affected My Holiday Plans This Year

The holidays are my favorite time of year. I love decorating, shopping for others and celebrating my family traditions, but my health had other plans this year. When I think about how my disability (cerebral palsy) impacts my everyday life, I often focus on the external barriers, such as inaccessibility and society’s view of disabilityContinue reading “How My Disability Affected My Holiday Plans This Year”

How I Made Friends from Around the World

Want to know what I love most about the weekends? I can play all the video games I want! I like to reconnect with my gaming friends online. The main rule my mom has is that I make sure all homework, makeup work and studying is completed for that week. She always says, “Cs are notContinue reading “How I Made Friends from Around the World”

Tips for Gift Giving at Christmas

The holidays are here! This time of year is awesome. People seem to be happier and kinder than usual. My favorite parts about Christmas are spending time with my family and giving gifts. For me, the gift giving is what I love most. I’m not big on receiving gifts. I mean, it’s nice to receiveContinue reading “Tips for Gift Giving at Christmas”

Sakina Shamsi: The Stretto is a Batch Made in Heaven

Remember Sakina Shamsi? She is a Q Roll Model and baker extraordinaire! Although living with spinal muscular atrophy type 2 has its challenges, Sakina lives as independently as she can, thanks to her Edge® 3 Power Wheelchair with iLevel® technology. Recently, her independence reached a whole different level when Sakina received the ultra-narrow Stretto PowerContinue reading “Sakina Shamsi: The Stretto is a Batch Made in Heaven”