Raising Awareness for Disability Employment

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a month that raises awareness, celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates about the value of a diverse workforce, inclusive of the skills and talents that disabled people bring. As part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, it’s important to recognize the assistive technology that helpsContinue reading “Raising Awareness for Disability Employment”

Top Hidden Features on My Stretto Power Chair

My Quantum Stretto Power Wheelchair has so many great features! Some of them stand out and everyone knows about them. There are some features, however, that are hidden. Recently, I did a video countdown of the top five hidden features on my Stretto. This blog post breaks down each feature and includes links to the videos. Continue reading “Top Hidden Features on My Stretto Power Chair”

Great Fall Activities for Wheelchair Users

The month of September is the start of the fall season. There are so many activities that we as wheelchair users can do, so this blog is about the fall activities that I plan on doing this year. Apple Picking Apple picking is one of the most fun things to do. Browse the selection ofContinue reading “Great Fall Activities for Wheelchair Users”

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”

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”

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”