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Rear-Entry Vs. Side-Entry Vans: Which is Best For You?

Rear-Entry Vs. Side-Entry Vans: Which is Best For You?

Shopping for your first wheelchair van can be an exciting experience, but like any major purchase, that experience can come with a host of inquiries. Questions regarding van wheelchair lifts, financing and seller reputations are always common, and the list …
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Inspirational Children’s Books About Wheelchair Users

Inspirational Children’s Books About Wheelchair Users

When it came to summer reading lists for school, I was the only one out of my siblings that used to look forward to going to the library to pick up a few good books. I particularly loved the “choose …
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How Anyone Can Afford an Accessible Van

How Anyone Can Afford an Accessible Van

Accessible vans, like any major purchase in a person’s life, take a bit of financial planning in order to afford. Most people do not pay in full when purchasing a car, and that doesn’t have to create a roadblock for …
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Summer Travel Tips for Wheelchair Users

Summer Travel Tips for Wheelchair Users

Do you have plans to go on a road trip this summer? One of the remarkable things about van conversions is they have opened up the road for wheelchair users, allowing them to hop on the nearest freeway and take …
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Customer FAQs: Why Are Your Vans So Quiet?

Customer FAQs: Why Are Your Vans So Quiet?

At Rollx Vans, we get a lot of questions. Some are pretty obvious: What ramp types do you offer? What’s the difference between the different van makes? What financing options are available to me? One of the less obvious (but …
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The National Veterans Wheelchair Games Have Begun

The National Veterans Wheelchair Games Have Begun

The Department of Veteran’s Affairs and the Paralyzed Veterans of America launched the 35th annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) on Sunday, setting off a chain of high-octane action that will last for the entire week. The games are held …
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Little Ballerinas Prove Nothing Can Hold Them Back

Little Ballerinas Prove Nothing Can Hold Them Back

Inside every small child is a performer just waiting to be released. At one time or another, we’ve all known a child who wants to take center stage (whether that means an actual stage or the middle of the living …
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This Smart Suit Detects Injuries for Paraplegic Athletes

This Smart Suit Detects Injuries for Paraplegic Athletes

No one likes to feel pain, but we cannot deny that it is useful function in the human anatomy. Without pain receptors, the human body is unable to detect, and therefore avoid, injuries that we cannot see happening. It’s like …
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Building Better Homes for Injured Veterans

Building Better Homes for Injured Veterans

Mark Litynski was still a newlywed when he was deployed in Afghanistan with his fellow Marines. It was a tour that would forever change his life. In November of 2010, Mark stepped on a hidden IED (improvised explosive device), causing …
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Eye Controlled Wheelchairs Are on the Way

Eye Controlled Wheelchairs Are on the Way

What do you get when you combine the precise control capabilities of eye-tracking technology with the ease of creating materials with 3D printing? A wheelchair that you can control with your eyes, of course. While the technology has been around …
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