How to Push a Power Wheelchair

Having a power wheelchair means that you can operate it electronically. Still, there may be times when you need to move the motorized wheelchair to transport it. To protect your power wheelchair and keep it in good condition, there are some good habits to follow to avoid damage to the wheelchair while moving it manually.Continue reading “How to Push a Power Wheelchair”

Fighting the Stigma of Power Wheelchairs

Kids love machines. We recently got a new gadget that infuses still water with carbonation to cut down on our family’s consumption of single-use sparkling water bottles and cans. Observing this device in action was a major event when we hosted one of my kids’ playmates for dinner recently.  As exciting as a seltzer makerContinue reading “Fighting the Stigma of Power Wheelchairs”

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®”

From a Walker to a Power Wheelchair

When I was in third grade, my parents, my doctor, and I made the decision for me to get a manual wheelchair. Up until that point, I’d been walking full-time, using a walker and wearing full-length leg braces for support. I remember the process of learning to walk. I said: “push and walk, push andContinue reading “From a Walker to a Power Wheelchair”