Costumes for Wheelchair Users on a Budget

Halloween is coming! As a mother of three kids, I have learned how to be a savvy shopper and not spend more than $10 per kid. Easy DYI Halloween Costumes When my son was young, I put a black sweatsuit on him and blew up a bunch of purple balloons. Voila! He was a bunchContinue reading “Costumes for Wheelchair Users on a Budget”

Our Disabilities aren’t Your Costume

Fall is here and that means that Halloween is right around the corner! With Halloween comes a lot of fun and festivities, such as decorating your house, pumpkin carving, apple picking and most importantly, dressing up on the day itself. Even outside of the world of cosplay, (a community of people who dress up asContinue reading “Our Disabilities aren’t Your Costume”

Baking Sweet Treats with iLevel Technology

It’s my favorite time of the year again: fall! That means it is officially baking season. The smell of fresh warm baked cookies and crisp apple pies is what I enjoy most! For those of you that know me, you know that I love baking! It’s something I’ve loved doing since I was little. IContinue reading “Baking Sweet Treats with iLevel Technology”

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”

How I Educate Children About Disabilities

Every year, the first week of October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. As somebody who has a disability, I am very blessed and honored to speak on this to commemorate the many contributions and achievements of disabled individuals in the workplace. Speaking to Kids Every year, I get invited to my local elementary schoolContinue reading “How I Educate Children About Disabilities”

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”