The Benefits of Technology When Transferring to a Medical Exam Table

Many of us who use wheelchairs find it very difficult to transfer in a medical setting, such as transferring to an exam table or MRI table. Quite often, these medical tables or equipment are too high for transferring from a manual or power wheelchair. This is where iLevel® technology comes in handy. How iLevel AidsContinue reading “The Benefits of Technology When Transferring to a Medical Exam Table”

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”

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”

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”

Enjoying Football with iLevel Technology

The football season for the Charlotte 49ers has returned. It kicked off on September 3, beginning with a historical win that I got to experience thanks to iLevel® on my Stretto Power Wheelchair. The Duke Blue Devils were the first power-five team to play the 49ers at home inside Jerry Richardson Stadium. I am aContinue reading “Enjoying Football with iLevel Technology”

Baking Sweet Treats with iLevel Technology

It’s my favorite time of the year again: fall! That means it is officially baking season. The smell of fresh warm baked cookies and crisp apple pies is what I enjoy most! For those of you that know me, you know that I love baking! It’s something I’ve loved doing since I was little. IContinue reading “Baking Sweet Treats with iLevel Technology”

Raising Awareness for Disability Employment

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a month that raises awareness, celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates about the value of a diverse workforce, inclusive of the skills and talents that disabled people bring. As part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, it’s important to recognize the assistive technology that helpsContinue reading “Raising Awareness for Disability Employment”

David Arnold: Ready to Receive

If you are an amateur radio operator like David Arnold, you probably have a unique call sign, which is used to identify a radio station or operator. Just like his call sign, David is also incredibly unique. He is extremely grateful for the independence he has gained with his Quantum® Power Chair. Enjoying Greater IndependenceContinue reading “David Arnold: Ready to Receive”

Ordering Your Power Wheelchair with iLevel

So, you have decided to get a power wheelchair with iLevel. You picked out the color you want and it is time to order your chair. Your therapist works with the ATP at your authorized Quantum provider. Together, they conduct a wheelchair fitting. Whether it’s your first or tenth power chair, when ordering your powerContinue reading “Ordering Your Power Wheelchair with iLevel”