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”

Top Hidden Features on My Stretto Power Chair

My Quantum Stretto Power Wheelchair has so many great features! Some of them stand out and everyone knows about them. There are some features, however, that are hidden. Recently, I did a video countdown of the top five hidden features on my Stretto. This blog post breaks down each feature and includes links to the videos. Continue reading “Top Hidden Features on My Stretto Power Chair”

Halloween is Here

It is officially my favorite time of year: Halloween season! Yes, I believe that Halloween is a whole season, not just one day!   I have always been a Halloween enthusiast for as long as I can remember. It’s not just the costumes and trick-or-treating that got me excited as a child, but all theContinue reading “Halloween is Here”

Excited for Football with My Power Wheelchair

Excitement is in the air surrounding the football program at Charlotte! On August 7, I attended Charlotte Football Media Day to cover the event for the school’s newspaper, the Niner Times. It was a great day! I interviewed players and coaches, which was possible thanks to iLevel® technology on my Stretto Power Wheelchair. Touring theContinue reading “Excited for Football with My Power Wheelchair”

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”

Let’s Celebrate Spinal Cord Injury Awareness

September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month.  Back in 1981, I didn’t truly understand in specific terms what my spinal cord really was. I soon learned. Understanding the Mental Impact of SCI As I laid in a hospital bed wondering why I couldn’t feel my legs, I knew that I had been in an accident.Continue reading “Let’s Celebrate Spinal Cord Injury Awareness”

How iLevel Helps My Loved Ones

iLevel® technology changed the game for me around four years ago when I got my Q6 Edge® 2.0 Power Wheelchair. It also changed the lives of my family and friends. Attending Hockey Games with My Dad I’ve had seat elevation before. In reality, I didn’t use it as much as I have used iLevel, becauseContinue reading “How iLevel Helps My Loved Ones”

Six Reasons Why I Love My Power Wheelchair

My name is Maddie Kasten. I’m a 15-year-old, high school sophomore and I’ve been using a manual wheelchair since kindergarten. I just got my first power wheelchair and I am so excited! Here are six reasons why I love my Stretto Power Wheelchair. My Wheelchair Gives Me Independence  I use a wheelchair almost everywhere IContinue reading “Six Reasons Why I Love My Power Wheelchair”

Power Wheelchair Travel Hacks

When traveling with a power wheelchair, we can use all the help we can get. Traveling can be stressful and time consuming if you consider the delays in airport security or customs if you travel abroad. There are a few things I do that help me and my power chair travel safely to and fromContinue reading “Power Wheelchair Travel Hacks”

How iLevel® on My Motorized Wheelchair Changed My Life

Every time I leave the house in my power wheelchair and people see me on the streets, they ask how my wheelchair elevates to iLevel. They always comment on how cool it is! What they don’t realize is how much iLevel on my Quantum® Edge® 3 Power Wheelchair has changed my life. Let me tellContinue reading “How iLevel® on My Motorized Wheelchair Changed My Life”