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Articles Tagged: Mobility

Wheels Up: A Quadriplegic Pilot’s Inspirational Journey

Published: July 19, 2016 | Category: News | Spinal Cord Injury:

GASTONIA, NC — A 28-year-old North Carolina pharmacist is pushing physical limitations, conquering stereotypes, soaring to new heights and defying gravity. Continue Reading »

Mower Attachment for disabled people in wheelchairs

Published: July 7, 2016 | Category: Information Videos | Spinal Cord Injury:

A man’s friend wanted to be able to mow the yard after his legs have lost function from M.S. so he built him this. Continue Reading »

ParaPerks

Published: June 28, 2016 | Category: Links

ParaPerks is a mobile application provided to users with all types of mobility impairments that allows them to rate and review visited locations! Continue Reading »

BraunAbility® and Permobil Announce Joint Research and Development Venture

Published: June 22, 2016 | Category: News

braunability-and-permobilThe two global leaders in wheelchair and wheelchair accessible vehicle production announce collaboration to integrate mobility technology for individuals with physical disabilities.

Winamac, IN (PRWEB) June 22, 2016 – BraunAbility®, the leading global manufacturer of accessible vehicles, and Permobil, the worldwide leader in power and manual wheelchairs, as well as seating and positioning products, have announced a joint research and development venture to improve the interface between wheelchairs and wheelchair accessible vehicles. Continue Reading »

World’s First Child-Sized Exoskeleton Aims To Improve Quality Of Life Of Kids With Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Published: June 13, 2016 | Category: News | Spinal Cord Injury:

A research team in Spain has developed the world’s first exoskeleton prototype to help disabled children learn how to walk and sustain mobility. Continue Reading »

All Wheels Up Wants You to be Able to Stay in Your Wheelchair While Flying

Published: June 6, 2016 | Category: News

The advocacy group All Wheels Up thinks you should be able to stay in your wheelchair while you are flying, if that’s your preference. To reach this goal, the nonprofit is pushing for federal legislation to allow it, and also will begin crash testing wheelchairs to ensure flying while seated in one is safe. Continue Reading »

Disability Motorcycle Aids

Published: May 25, 2016 | Category: Links

DisabilityMotorcycleAids.com

DisabilityMotorcycleAids.com

Rick Strand has passed, but we are ‘KEEPING HIS DREAM ALIVE’! In addition to parts, we are also custom motorcycle builders for handicapped and non handicapped riders. We focus on helping the disabled rider get back on the road with handicapped parts, bike modifications and custom builds and are building an inventory of disabled equipped motorcycles for purchase.

All of the parts that you may need to order or inquire about including handicap or disabled parts, please call us at 572-552-0090.

Watch a Driver With Quadriplegia Hit 152 MPH at the Indianapolis 500

Published: May 23, 2016 | Category: Videos

The technology has “promising humanitarian applications off the track.”

Sam Schmidt wasn’t one of the official drivers at yesterday’s 100th Indianapolis 500, but his speed record is still notable. Continue Reading »

Costco Auto Program Announces New Mobility Vehicle Offerings for Costco Members

Published: May 17, 2016 | Category: News

costco-auto-programCostco Auto Program today announced an exclusive partnership with BraunAbility, the world’s leading manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles. Costco members in eight select markets will receive low, prearranged pricing on new or pre-owned mobility vehicles, as well as discounts on adaptive equipment and mobility component parts and service.* *Available in AZ, CA, CO, HI, NV, OR, Utah and WA.

Designed to meet the needs of Costco members who face physical challenges, the Costco Auto Program BraunAbility partnership aims to provide easy vehicle entry for every passenger and driver. The mobility program offers a wide range of options including wheelchair vans with side-entry or rear-entry ramps, wheelchair lifts and various adaptive driving components. BraunAbility’s wheelchair accessible vehicles include the Ford Explorer MVX, the world’s first wheelchair accessible SUV, and minivans, including Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Caravan, Honda Odyssey and Toyota Sienna. Continue Reading »

RibGrips Wheelchair Handrims

Published: April 10, 2016 | Category: Links | Spinal Cord Injury:
RibGrips.com

RibGrips.com

Go Power – More distance per push Stop Power – On a dime

A wheelchair handrim designed by a quadriplegic veteran, RibGrips are perfect for anyone looking to push their wheelchair with more ease and comfort.

The ergonomic/responsive soft rib discs increase performance and decrease fatigue. RibGrips’ unique material offers longevity and 360 degrees of grip. Continue Reading »