How My Quantum Power Wheelchair Helps Me Be Successful in College

Thanks to my Quantum Power Wheelchair, a Stretto with iLevel® technology, I can do a plethora of things on my college’s campus at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte. It has made my life easier and has increased my independence. Here are some of the ways in which my power chair makes a differenceContinue reading “How My Quantum Power Wheelchair Helps Me Be Successful in College”

Tips on Navigating College Life for Quantum Rehab Wheelchair Users

A college education is hard to achieve. It’s even harder for the Disability Community. Factors that play into our academic success like class-to-class transportation, accommodations and classroom accessibility are often overlooked by the college. As a second-year student, I have encountered many of these problems. Below are some tips on how to navigate your collegeContinue reading “Tips on Navigating College Life for Quantum Rehab Wheelchair Users”

College Accessibility and Accommodations for People with Disabilities

This year, my high school started College & Career Week. This is a week dedicated to helping students learn about where they might want to go to college and what career options they should consider. There were colleges, universities and jobs that we could take a gander at. We moved from room to room, doingContinue reading “College Accessibility and Accommodations for People with Disabilities”

Wheel Life: College Checklist for Power Wheelchair Users

As their graduation date approaches, many high school students are busy preparing for college. From visiting campuses to filling out applications, students are deciding what major to pursue and where to spend the next two-to-four years of their lives. There are tons of things to consider when looking at colleges: academics, campus life, financial aid,Continue reading “Wheel Life: College Checklist for Power Wheelchair Users”