Disability Representation in the Media

Over at Life at iLevel, our Q Roll Models and brand ambassadors share their day-to-day experiences as wheelchair users. Topics range from accessibility to mindset to education and everything in between. While we want to amplify the voices of those we serve, we agree that disability representation needs to extend beyond wheelchair manufacturers. Our QContinue reading “Disability Representation in the Media”

Safety as a Wheelchair User During COVID-19

While there are many things out of our control during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are things you can do to increase your safety and wellbeing. These times can be even more stressful for wheelchair users as you may not be able to avoid contact with others or follow all CDC guidelines and recommendations perfectly. ToContinue reading “Safety as a Wheelchair User During COVID-19”

Must-Read Disability Memoirs in 2020

You may be familiar with the phrase, “Nothing about us without us.” This refers to disability oppression and misrepresentation in media. Often, the disability community is misinterpreted by the able-bodied people who try to portray people with disabilities. This leads to further stereotypes about individuals with disabilities by able-bodied people. For an accurate, real, rawContinue reading “Must-Read Disability Memoirs in 2020”

World Kindness Day

On Friday, November 13, we celebrate World Kindness Day. Can you remember the last time you did something kind for someone else? Maybe you offered to pay for a stranger’s coffee or you let someone merge ahead of you on the interstate. Whatever it may be, a single act of kindness can truly impact aContinue reading “World Kindness Day”

Planning a Safe and Accessible Thanksgiving

We’re all living a new normal due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With Thanksgiving coming up, you may be unsure if you’ll be able to celebrate with your loved ones this year. Whether you live alone or with other people, there are still ways to celebrate Thanksgiving with your friends and family, even if you can’tContinue reading “Planning a Safe and Accessible Thanksgiving”

iLevel® Technology Empowers Veterans

If you are a veteran that is living with a medical condition that affects your mobility and your ability to complete daily activities, you should consider whether a custom wheelchair may be right for you. You deserve to have more independence in the home and Quantum Rehab® designs custom wheelchair models to help those livingContinue reading “iLevel® Technology Empowers Veterans”

Adaptive Costumes and Halloween Safety

It’s officially October! It’s the month of falling leaves, pumpkins, candy, ghosts, goblins and vampires! In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, your Halloween celebration may be a little different this year. Always remember to be safe, wear a mask when you’re around others and maintain social distancing. In honor of this spook-tacular month, we’veContinue reading “Adaptive Costumes and Halloween Safety”

Resources for Finding an Accessible Home

Finding a home that’s accessible for wheelchair users can be difficult. When it comes to what questions to ask, modifications to look for or make, or even who to work with, our brand ambassadors have experience, which they share in some of their articles. We have compiled a list of resources for finding an accessibleContinue reading “Resources for Finding an Accessible Home”

Dating Tips Written by Wheelchair Users

Arguably, life has gotten easier with technology. However, it doesn’t make every aspect of life easier. Although meeting someone online is as simple as signing up for an app or website, it takes more than creating an account to make a genuine connection. Dating still requires you to put yourself out there and get toContinue reading “Dating Tips Written by Wheelchair Users”

Resources for Working with a Disability

Searching for a job can be hard, but it can be even more difficult for individuals with disabilities. We’ve compiled a list of resources for people with disabilities who are looking for employment opportunities. These resources were written by other wheelchair users who have successfully found employment. Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities When itContinue reading “Resources for Working with a Disability”