Some Questions I Get About My Edge 3 Power Chair with iLevel

You would think in this day and age, people would be used to seeing wheelchairs. With so many products out there, from manual chairs to mid-level power chairs to full-on power chairs, yet people still tend to stop and stare when they see one. Sometimes, they even ask questions about our wheelchairs. In my case,Continue reading “Some Questions I Get About My Edge 3 Power Chair with iLevel”

Top Issues Facing People with Disabilities and Personal Care Attendants

Like many people with disabilities, I rely on the support of personal care attendants to complete activities of daily living. These supports are vital for us to live our day-to-day lives, however, working as a personal care attendant is not an easy job. Personal care attendants should be treated with more respect. Hiring Personal CareContinue reading “Top Issues Facing People with Disabilities and Personal Care Attendants”

Meet My New Kitten, Billy!

In July 2022, we got a new addition to our family: a little, four-month-old baby kitten named Billy. My brother and I have been wanting a little kitty for over five years. While my dad was completely on board, my mom wasn’t. Caring for a disabled child is a lot of work in itself. OnContinue reading “Meet My New Kitten, Billy!”

Three Reasons Why I Use My Stretto Power Chair

There’s many different medical conditions that people can have. They may rely on wheelchairs for independence, function, safety, and quality of life. Personally, I am a power wheelchair user for three different reasons. Here are some ways my Stretto with iLevel® technology helps me in my daily life. My Stretto Helps Me Conserve Energy The firstContinue reading “Three Reasons Why I Use My Stretto Power Chair”

Household Hacks for People with Disabilities

People with disabilities live in worlds (and often houses) that were not designed with them in mind. Out of what can be frustration and clunky attempts to make things work, emerges creative solutions, sometimes in the form of life hacks that make day-to-day tasks a bit easier. I’m a disabled mom of three who worksContinue reading “Household Hacks for People with Disabilities”

Where We Go from Here: The Americans with Disabilities Act

July 26, 2022, marks the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Every year, the disability  community celebrates this day because the ADA is a declaration of equality for people with disabilities. Much has changed for the better, with increased access and greater opportunities for disabled individuals. Yet, after 32 years, there is stillContinue reading “Where We Go from Here: The Americans with Disabilities Act”

How to Go Above and Beyond the ADA

As a person with a disability, it doesn’t take long for me to look around an establishment and notice opportunities that can make life a little easier for those in a wheelchair. I noticed that when I was on the east coast and closer to metropolitan areas, various establishments had shown themselves to be aContinue reading “How to Go Above and Beyond the ADA”

Why Access is Important and How to Educate Others

This month is the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Recently, I had an experience at a local restaurant down south. I had to make my voice heard so that I would be able to access a certain part of their facility. My friends came down to visit me over Memorial Day weekendContinue reading “Why Access is Important and How to Educate Others”

How the ADA Makes My Life Easier as a Wheelchair User

In honor of the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, I wanted to write about all the little things that make life in a wheelchair easier thanks to the ADA. By definition, “the ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, state and local government, public accommodations, commercial facilities, transportation, andContinue reading “How the ADA Makes My Life Easier as a Wheelchair User”

Getting Maintenance Done When You Have a Conversion Van

When it comes to getting around in a car, I’m thankful to have a side entry minivan with electronic controls that I can drive. I can remain in my Edge® 3 Power Wheelchair and operate the vehicle too. all by myself all from my quantum edge 3 I level power chair. If you are inContinue reading “Getting Maintenance Done When You Have a Conversion Van”