Bryson Foster: Taking on the World

Bryson Foster is many things: a lover of sports, full-time college student, brand ambassador for Quantum Rehab®, to name a few. What is he most famous for? Bryson is the voice of Vex Robotics. What started as an after-school gig has turned into a passion over the last five years and Bryson has earned quiteContinue reading “Bryson Foster: Taking on the World”

Emily Ladau: Sharing Stories to Empower Others

As someone who has lived with a disability all her life, Emily Ladau knows the value of assistive technology. As a child, she used a walker to get around, but it wasn’t easy for her. When Emily finally started using a power chair in high school, it was like a door had opened. “I wasn’tContinue reading “Emily Ladau: Sharing Stories to Empower Others”

Matt Olson: Regaining His Edge

As an athlete, Matt Olson knows the everyday challenges that players and sports teams face on and off the field. Seeing this drive and determination gives Matt the resolve to overcome adversity in his own life. At just 20 years old, Matt sustained a spinal cord injury while playing ice hockey. “I lost my edgeContinue reading “Matt Olson: Regaining His Edge”

Taking Her Career to the Next Level

“I can use iLevel to raise up and observe team members over the top of their cubicles. It gives me a clear view of the entire area.“ — Merlisha Henderson, Phoenix, Arizona Merlisha Henderson knows the value of good customer service. She has worked in the automotive finance industry for 18 years! She loves engagingContinue reading “Taking Her Career to the Next Level”

Getting an Edge on Work and Life

With another busy workday ahead of her, Isabella Bullock needs just two things to keep her moving: an iced coffee and her Edge® 3 with iLevel®! A native of Belleville, Michigan, Isabella (or Izzy for short), was born with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. Today, as a working professional, Izzy knows the value of her independence.Continue reading “Getting an Edge on Work and Life”

Taking a Leap of Faith

Dad, college professor, disability activist: these are just some of the roles that come naturally to Joe Stramondo. Thoughtful and dedicated, Joe is passionate about his family and his work as a scholar and educator and spends much of his free time advocating for and socializing with members of the disability community. Born with dwarfism,Continue reading “Taking a Leap of Faith”

Baking the Most of It!

“iLevel has helped me see the world from a different perspective. It gives me independence to do things I couldn’t do before.“ — Sakina Shamsi, Randolph, New Jersey At 11 years old, Sakina Shamsi has an incredible zest for life. The New Jersey native has many hobbies and passions, spurred on by the support ofContinue reading “Baking the Most of It!”

Dancing His Heart Out at iLevel®

“My chair is how I interact with the world around me. I can’t function without it.“ — Tim Shin, River Vale, New Jersey If you ask Tim Shin about his greatest accomplishment, he’ll tell you about the time he ate an entire box of Thin Mints on his own. “Accomplishment or low point? I’m notContinue reading “Dancing His Heart Out at iLevel®”

Taking the Reins on Life

“I elevate myself so that the big horses can see me a lot better. You’re less intimidating at their level.” — Christina Myers, Quakertown, PA Old habits die hard, as well as old preferences. Christina Myers had used a manual wheelchair for several years. Over time, she needed multiple surgeries and as a result, itContinue reading “Taking the Reins on Life”