Things People Say to Me and My Husband

My husband and I have been together for over three years. We’ve been married for about seven months. We have a home together, some cats and dogs, stable jobs and disagree about at what temperature the thermostat should be set. All in all, I’d say we’re a pretty average couple. Despite how boringly average weContinue reading “Things People Say to Me and My Husband”

School’s Out for the Summer

For the past two years, I have taught a college-level class on disability person centered planning during the Spring semester. I started teaching this class last year, in the Spring of 2020, and as you can imagine, with a worldwide pandemic, things got tricky pretty fast! I began in January of 2020 with an in-personContinue reading “School’s Out for the Summer”

National Women’s Checkup Day

Every year, the second Monday of May is National Women’s Checkup Day and it is part of National Women’s Health Week. National Women’s Health Week starts on Mother’s Day every year and is a weeklong health observance to remind women and girls to make their health a priority and take care of themselves. It isContinue reading “National Women’s Checkup Day”

Funding for Narrow Wheelchair Lifts

Being able to travel, no matter how near or far, can open a world of possibilities. Maybe you aren’t in a situation where you can invest in a wheelchair accessible vehicle right now. That doesn’t mean you have to forego traveling by van altogether. Does your caretaker or someone you spend a lot of timeContinue reading “Funding for Narrow Wheelchair Lifts”

Staying Fit as a Wheelchair User

How do you stay fit as a wheelchair user? While most programs and facilities are not created with accessibility in mind, it isn’t impossible to find a workout that’s enjoyable and effective. Four of our brand ambassadors and Q Roll Models talk about how they exercise with a disability and how you can get started.Continue reading “Staying Fit as a Wheelchair User”

iLevel® Empowers Others to Live Confidently

Why do motorized wheelchair users love iLevel® so much? For one thing, it helps electric wheelchair users live independently, but it also empowers them to live confidently. Our Q Roll Models and brand ambassadors share how iLevel empowers them to be confident no matter where they are. Jesse Cuellar Confidence means something different to everyone.Continue reading “iLevel® Empowers Others to Live Confidently”

How to Prepare for a Hurricane as a Wheelchair User

While COVID-19 continues to be a problem for the United States, there’s another potential problem on the horizon with the incoming 2020 hurricane season. Experts agree that this year’s hurricane season is going to make a huge impact. According to Forbes.com, on average, the U.S. experiences approximately 12 named storms, 6 hurricanes and 3 majorContinue reading “How to Prepare for a Hurricane as a Wheelchair User”

Q-Logic 3e Controller: Now Available

The new Q-Logic 3e controller is now available as an option on most Quantum® Power Chairs. It has many of the same features as Q-Logic 3, but in a simpler package. A great option for clients who require a simple user interface Color LCD screen, programmable soft keys and built-in USB-C and XLR charger portsContinue reading “Q-Logic 3e Controller: Now Available”

Quantum ALS Wheelchairs

The thought of living with an ALS diagnosis may be overwhelming. When it comes to your mobility and quality of life, there are many things to consider. Power wheelchairs for those with ALS provide mobility and a better life quality by fully supporting medical needs, while ensuring a more active lifestyle.   Understanding an ALS DiagnosisContinue reading “Quantum ALS Wheelchairs”

A Child Wheelchair and Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy, sometimes referred to as CP, is a chronic condition where an individual is unable to fully control muscles, body movement and coordination. The condition usually originates before birth or during infancy, usually due to lack of oxygen to the brain or trauma. There are three cerebral palsy types: spastic, ataxic, and athetoid orContinue reading “A Child Wheelchair and Cerebral Palsy”