Girls with SCI Need Women Mentors with SCI

Anyone can benefit from mentoring, but I cannot stress enough that girls and young women with SCI need women mentors with SCI. Women mentors with SCI can help girls with SCI with their development, academic achievement and self-esteem to improve high school graduation rates and employment rates as adults. Studies show us that girls withContinue reading “Girls with SCI Need Women Mentors with SCI”

People with Disabilities and Vaccinations

For some people with disabilities, it has been a bit difficult to get vaccinated. While living in Wyoming, it has been easy to stay safe and isolated in my small town. I am scheduled to get my vaccine on Wednesday. Here is some information to help you understand some of the tips or procedures thatContinue reading “People with Disabilities and Vaccinations”

Important Days for People with Disabilities

Whether you are someone who has a disability or considers yourself an advocate for people with disabilities, there are some important days each year that you should know about. These days promote and celebrate individuals with disabilities. Participating in and spreading awareness about these days are ways that you can advocate for the disability community.Continue reading “Important Days for People with Disabilities”

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”

Let’s Celebrate 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 “Let’s Celebrate World Kindness Day”

Resources for Able-Bodied Individuals

Wanting to educate yourself about people with disabilities is the first step to making the world an inclusive place. If you are able-bodied or know someone who is that wants to learn more about the disabled community and how to be respectful and inclusive of others, that’s great. Unfortunately, it can be overwhelming in theContinue reading “Resources for Able-Bodied Individuals”

Disability Mentorship and the Next Generation

Many of our brand ambassadors and Q Roll Models are advocates for the Disabled Community, breaking down barriers and advocating accessibility and inclusivity. However, their passion goes beyond educating able-bodied individuals and promoting positive changes. Several of our brand ambassadors also look to make an impact in the lives of other wheelchair users, specifically theContinue reading “Disability Mentorship and the Next Generation”

COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities

There isn’t a lot of information written about COVID-19 for people with disabilities. On top of that, solid and authentic information can be hard to find. For that reason, we’re sharing some of the articles that our Q Roll Models and brand ambassadors have written during the pandemic, talking about their experiences. Social Distancing withContinue reading “COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities”

Quantum Rehab and Pride Mobility Host 10th Annual Disability Mentoring Day

DURYEA, PA – Pride Mobility Products® and Quantum Rehab® offered approximately 20 Luzerne Intermediate Unit students with disabilities an opportunity to be mentored by career professionals in various fields during its 10th Annual Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) on Thursday, Oct. 10 at the company’s Duryea facility. DMD is designed to bring students with disabilities intoContinue reading “Quantum Rehab and Pride Mobility Host 10th Annual Disability Mentoring Day”

Pride Mobility and Quantum Rehab Host Disability Mentoring Day

Thursday, October 25, 2018 DURYEA, PA – Pride Mobility Products® and Quantum Rehab® offered approximately 20 Luzerne Intermediate Unit (LIU) 18 students with disabilities an opportunity to be mentored by career professionals in various fields during Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) 2018 on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the company’s Duryea facility. DMD is designed to bringContinue reading “Pride Mobility and Quantum Rehab Host Disability Mentoring Day”