Let’s Celebrate and Advocate!

July 26 is the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA is an exceptional piece of legislation. We’ve come so far in 30 years. Businesses are more accessible. Children have greater access in schools. Yet, there is still more work to be done. In honor of the ADA’s 30-year milestone, Quantum’s brandContinue reading “Let’s Celebrate and Advocate!”

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”

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”

Employment Rights for Wheelchair Users: The Basics

There’s a common misconception that wheelchair users cannot work, but that’s simply not true. Not only can we work, but we want to work. One of the biggest barriers that wheelchair users face in employment is not knowing our rights. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) specifically protects people with disabilities from discrimination in employment. The more wheelchair usersContinue reading “Employment Rights for Wheelchair Users: The Basics”