She’s at the Head of the Class with iLevel Technology

She is a mother, a professor and a strong disabled woman. These are just some of the roles that Dr. Kara Ayers has embraced. Although she has many interests, Kara is most passionate about disability advocacy. She believes that all individuals with disabilities must have access to healthcare and the equipment they need to liveContinue reading “She’s at the Head of the Class with iLevel Technology”

Alison Chancellor: Keeping Her Head Up at iLevel®

Wayne Gretzky once said that you miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take. In living life, Alison Chancellor always takes her best shot. I have the ability to do whatever and go wherever I want, with the help of my new Edge 3 Stretto,” Alison said. Why She Loves Her Stretto Power WheelchairContinue reading “Alison Chancellor: Keeping Her Head Up at iLevel®”

My Awesome Experience at the Duke’s Mayo Bowl

Recently, I attended the Duke’s Mayo Bowl in Charlotte, N.C., at the Bank of America Stadium, which is home to the Carolina Panthers. I saw one of my favorite teams, the North Carolina Tarheels, take on the South Carolina Gamecocks in the battle of the Carolinas. Riding the Light Rail with My Power Wheelchair ToContinue reading “My Awesome Experience at the Duke’s Mayo Bowl”

How My Love for Sewing Empowers Me

Sewing is something that has always been an interest of mine from a very young age. Almost everyone on my mother’s side of the family sewed or use to sew, at some point. I remember seeing both my aunt and my mother use my great grandmother’s old sewing machine. I believe that was the firstContinue reading “How My Love for Sewing Empowers Me”

Sakina Shamsi: The Stretto is a Batch Made in Heaven

Remember Sakina Shamsi? She is a Q Roll Model and baker extraordinaire! Although living with spinal muscular atrophy type 2 has its challenges, Sakina lives as independently as she can, thanks to her Edge® 3 Power Wheelchair with iLevel® technology. Recently, her independence reached a whole different level when Sakina received the ultra-narrow Stretto PowerContinue reading “Sakina Shamsi: The Stretto is a Batch Made in Heaven”

My Shiny New Stretto Motorized Wheelchair

One of the things that I’m most thankful for this year is my brand new Quantum® Edge 3 Stretto® Power Wheelchair. A few months ago, I got a call that my Stretto with iLevel® and a backup camera was ready for delivery. When I first found out I was receiving a new wheelchair, I wasContinue reading “My Shiny New Stretto Motorized Wheelchair”

What I Am Most Thankful for This Year

These past almost two years have been pretty rough for everyone but for me, this year was especially challenging. As the end of the year nears, instead of focusing on all the negative things that have affected me and many others, I wanted to talk about some of the things that have had a positiveContinue reading “What I Am Most Thankful for This Year”

How to Understand Invisible Disabilities

I have noticed lately that people talk about two categories of disabilities: visible and invisible. Because I use a power wheelchair, my mobility disability is obviously visible. I also have known for a long time that I have an invisible disability called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. But are so-called invisible disabilities really invisible,Continue reading “How to Understand Invisible Disabilities”

21 Things I’m Thankful for in 2021

As Thanksgiving approaches, I reflecting on all the things I am thankful for. While 2021 was certainly better than 2020 for the world, we still haven’t fully recovered from the global pandemic. Nonetheless, I have so many things to be thankful for, so here’s my 21 things I’m thankful for in 2021. My husband. WeContinue reading “21 Things I’m Thankful for in 2021”

Switching from a Manual Wheelchair to a Power Chair

When I first got a wheelchair in 2019, I didn’t think that I would need another one for a long time. Me and my manual chair have been to many places. Because of it, I could do a lot of things that I couldn’t do before. Losing control of parts of my body took aContinue reading “Switching from a Manual Wheelchair to a Power Chair”