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”

My Awesome Experience at the Duke’s Mayo Bowl

Recently, I attended the Duke’s Mayo Bowl in Charlotte, N.C., at the Bank of America Stadium, which is home to the Carolina Panthers. I saw one of my favorite teams, the North Carolina Tarheels, take on the South Carolina Gamecocks in the battle of the Carolinas. Riding the Light Rail with My Power Wheelchair ToContinue reading “My Awesome Experience at the Duke’s Mayo Bowl”

How My Disability Affected My Holiday Plans This Year

The holidays are my favorite time of year. I love decorating, shopping for others and celebrating my family traditions, but my health had other plans this year. When I think about how my disability (cerebral palsy) impacts my everyday life, I often focus on the external barriers, such as inaccessibility and society’s view of disabilityContinue reading “How My Disability Affected My Holiday Plans This Year”

Why a Christmas Movie Marathon Weekend is So Important

Last year my friends and I started my new favorite holiday tradition. We call it Christmas Movie Marathon. It started last year, during the pandemic, because we were all terribly lonely, missing each other from the geographic distance between us and the isolation that COVID brought to us all. You see, we had all usedContinue reading “Why a Christmas Movie Marathon Weekend is So Important”

Taking a Look Back on My 2021 Resolutions

In early January, I told you about how much I love setting New Year’s Resolutions and some resolutions that I really enjoyed. My resolutions are usually measurable goals that I strive to accomplish throughout the year. I set goals in different categories, such as personal, professional, financial, and even joint resolutions that I share with myContinue reading “Taking a Look Back on My 2021 Resolutions”

How to be Your Own Self Advocate

I am an employment specialist who supports people with disabilities. The number one skill I work on with consumers is self advocacy. Self advocacy is speaking up for yourself. It means having the ability and information to get what you want or need to be successful. It’s understanding what rights you have, who can assistContinue reading “How to be Your Own Self Advocate”

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”

It’s the Digital Solution: PQ-365.com

Our providers are discovering a whole new way to do business! PQ-365.com is an innovative platform with everything Pride and Quantum, all in one place. PQ-365.com is more than just a website for providers. It’s the digital solution for mobility professionals, delivering a cohesive experience for both Pride and Quantum providers. We’re excited to announceContinue reading “It’s the Digital Solution: PQ-365.com”

Helpful Tips for Power Chair Users During the Winter Months

As a power wheelchair user, I’ve learned a lot about driving a power chair in the winter. If you live in the Northeast like I do, you start to notice the colder air during the months of October and November. The next thing you know, there’s snow on the ground. This can be challenging forContinue reading “Helpful Tips for Power Chair Users During the Winter Months”

My Visit to an Accessible Theme Park

The words accessibility and amusement park do not usually go together but Morgan’s Wonderland is just that! Morgan’s Wonderland is a theme park in San Antonio, Texas, which provides a fun, clean and beautiful environment free of physical and economic barriers that all individuals can come to and enjoy regardless of age or ability. EveryContinue reading “My Visit to an Accessible Theme Park”