Tips for Parents When Your Child Needs a New Wheelchair

I recently went to the doctor to get a prescription for a new manual wheelchair, and I realized how much I have learned since I got my first one when I was 5 years old. For ambulatory wheelchair users, the process can be especially confusing, so I wanted to share some tips for parents whoContinue reading “Tips for Parents When Your Child Needs a New Wheelchair”

Top Reasons Why iLevel is Medically Necessary for Wheelchair Users

One of the biggest and best changes that has happened in my life is when I got my Quantum® Power Wheelchair with iLevel® technology. It wasn’t easy, because my insurance company denied coverage for iLevel power adjustable seat height, stating that it wasn’t medically necessary. After fighting with insurance for so long and being deniedContinue reading “Top Reasons Why iLevel is Medically Necessary for Wheelchair Users”

The Importance of Power Adjustable Seat Height (PASH)

When I was 12 years old, I started going to the mall with my friends. My dad noticed that I just couldn’t keep up with the other girls. My dad suggested I get a power wheelchair and I fought him on it. I told him I didn’t want to use a wheelchair because people wouldContinue reading “The Importance of Power Adjustable Seat Height (PASH)”

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”

Funding for iLevel®

It’s no shocker that things always cost more when you have a disability. If you have a vehicle that you drive with hand controls and a side entry or rear-entry ramp, you understand that routine maintenance can cost a lot. Other expenses that people with disabilities may have are doctors’ appointments, medications, making any kindContinue reading “Funding for iLevel®”