The Effects of COVID-19 on Various Activities

Is fill-in-the-blank activity safe during COVID-19? This is probably a question you’ve asked yourself, others and Google at some point during the current pandemic. While times are uncertain and the restrictions are changing from day to day, it’s hard to know which activities are considered safe and which ones are more likely to put youContinue reading “The Effects of COVID-19 on Various Activities”

Disability and Mindset During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing up our routines, forcing us to adapt and isolate for the safety of ourselves and others. We live with daily uncertainty. With so much negativity from increased screen time on the computer, watching the news or looking at social media, it can be hard to stop our head from spinning.Continue reading “Disability and Mindset During COVID-19”

Disability Rights Resources for You

Knowing your rights can make all the difference in spending time in a public space, whether it’s parking lots, businesses, work or college. Easier said than done, right? With so much information available on the internet, how do you know where to start? More importantly, how do you know what’s reliable? Brand ambassador Stephanie Woodward,Continue reading “Disability Rights Resources for You”

Celebrate Disability Pride Month with Us

July is Disability Pride Month and we wanted to celebrate by sharing what our Q Roll Models and brand ambassadors have to say about disability pride. What is it and what does it mean to have disability pride? Check out these articles to learn more! Stephanie Woodward’s Take on Disability Pride For Stephanie Woodward, it’sContinue reading “Celebrate Disability Pride Month with Us”

Activities to Do While Staying Home

Regardless of whether you consider yourself a homebody or someone who loves to go out, staying at home for an extended period of time can be tough. It seems like when your life is busy, there is a lot you want or need to do around the house. Now that you’re home for a while,Continue reading “Activities to Do While Staying Home”

Spending Time Outside During COVID-19

Although social distancing is still recommended, other restrictions on activities and going places are being lifted. Rather than staying inside all day, you now have options for doing activities outdoors. The best part is, practicing social distancing is easier outdoors rather than indoors, due to the amount of space available. We’ve compiled a list ofContinue reading “Spending Time Outside During COVID-19”

Electric Wheelchairs and Public Transportation

Many people who use wheelchairs also rely on public transportation. Public transportation systems need to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), by providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and their assistive equipment, including electric wheelchairs. There are different rules for different transit authorities, so consult with your local transit authority onContinue reading “Electric Wheelchairs and Public Transportation”

Rocking Out with My 4Front® Power Wheelchair

As a lover of music, I am constantly drawn to the pure enjoyment of a live concert…no matter where it takes me. As an electric wheelchair user, sometimes getting to the actual concert can be more difficult than venturing through the crowds and finding my seat within the venue. I do not drive so I’mContinue reading “Rocking Out with My 4Front® Power Wheelchair”

Five Benefits of Planning a Staycation

You may have seen the term “staycation” floating around the internet in recent years. Although the concept of staying at home isn’t new, staycations have taken the online world by storm. What is a staycation? You can probably guess by the name that a staycation is the act of taking time off from work orContinue reading “Five Benefits of Planning a Staycation”

Wheelchair-Accessible Outdoors Guide

The world is your oyster. That is until you run into uneven terrain filled with gravel and inaccessible restrooms. The outdoors is meant for everyone to enjoy any time of the year. Some workers at national parks dedicate some of their time to making the parks accessible for all to experience. There are also organizations,Continue reading “Wheelchair-Accessible Outdoors Guide”