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”

Six Reasons Why I Love My Power Wheelchair

My name is Maddie Kasten. I’m a 15-year-old, high school sophomore and I’ve been using a manual wheelchair since kindergarten. I just got my first power wheelchair and I am so excited! Here are six reasons why I love my Stretto Power Wheelchair. My Wheelchair Gives Me Independence  I use a wheelchair almost everywhere IContinue reading “Six Reasons Why I Love My Power Wheelchair”

Maddie Kasten: The Power of the Stretto Wheelchair

She’s got the power! Going from a manual wheelchair to a power wheelchair is a life-changing experience for 15-year-old Maddie Kasten. She has used a manual wheelchair since kindergarten. Now, in her sophomore year of high school, Maddie has an Edge 3 Stretto® Power Wheelchair with iLevel® and is so excited for all the opportunitiesContinue reading “Maddie Kasten: The Power of the Stretto Wheelchair”

How iLevel® on My Motorized Wheelchair Changed My Life

Every time I leave the house in my power wheelchair and people see me on the streets, they ask how my wheelchair elevates to iLevel. They always comment on how cool it is! What they don’t realize is how much iLevel on my Quantum® Edge® 3 Power Wheelchair has changed my life. Let me tellContinue reading “How iLevel® on My Motorized Wheelchair Changed My Life”

Summer Camps with My Stretto

For the past month, I have served as a counselor for robotics summer camps at local schools in my area. I helped kids with their robots and announced the robotics matches as well. I returned to my old stomping grounds with these camps as they were held at the high school and middle school IContinue reading “Summer Camps with My Stretto”

Grilling with My Power Wheelchair

Do you like to grill? Well, I sure do! One of my favorite things in the summertime is spending time with my friends and family outside with a campfire going and the smell of burgers and hotdogs on a grill. I recently found out that July is National Grilling Month! So, here’s how I safelyContinue reading “Grilling with My Power Wheelchair”

In the Kitchen with iLevel® Technology

I finally like cooking again! And it’s even more enjoyable for me with iLevel® technology on my Edge® 3 Power Wheelchair. Here are some of the ways that iLevel helps me in the kitchen. Saving Time When it comes to cooking, iLevel® technology is fantastic because it saves me time. It only takes me 15Continue reading “In the Kitchen with iLevel® Technology”