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Wheelchair Accessibility Still a Problem in New York City

A brand new subway station in New York City is making headlines this week for two reasons: The overhaul of the station was so comprehensive that it cost over $21 million and took about 8 months to complete. The renovation …
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Customer Spotlight: Michael “Doc” Milligan

Customer Spotlight: Michael “Doc” Milligan

Every customer we help has a story, and every so often we work with a customer whose story we feel compelled to share with our readers. Today, we are going to give you a bit of insight into Michael “Doc” …
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Solving the Problems Wheelchair Users Have with Jeans

Solving the Problems Wheelchair Users Have with Jeans

Jeans: they are comfortable, stylish and work great as both casual and work clothes. They are essentially the “everyday pants” that are perfect for any occasion, that is, unless you are a wheelchair user. While many people see jeans as …
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Google Spends Millions on Wheelchair Technology

Google Spends Millions on Wheelchair Technology

It’s not every day that a 500 billion-dollar company decides to get into the wheelchair industry, but that is precisely what Google has announced it is going to do. The tech giant recently awarded a 1.125 million-dollar grant to the …
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The Winners of Grandma’s Marathon Wheelchair Race

The Winners of Grandma’s Marathon Wheelchair Race

On Sunday, the annual Grandma’s Marathon was held in Duluth, MN, marking the 40th time that the race was ran along the coast of Lake Superior. The day was hotter than many contestants wanted it to be, with humidity levels …
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Chicago Coder Creates App to Help Wheelchair Users

Chicago Coder Creates App to Help Wheelchair Users

Wheelchair accessibility in Chicago has long been a point of improvement for the city. To this day, the city has made great strides towards being more wheelchair-friendly, but there are still a lot of accessibility barriers that prevent all people …
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National Veterans Wheelchair Games to be Held in Salt Lake City

National Veterans Wheelchair Games to be Held in Salt Lake City

The 36th annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games are little more than two weeks away, and this year they are to be held in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hosted by the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, the 2016 games …
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Apple’s Plan to Create Fitness Trackers for Wheelchair Users

Apple’s Plan to Create Fitness Trackers for Wheelchair Users

Apple has long been known for its innovation, but between their iPhones, iPods and other popular devices, they have always been focused on one thing: creating products that appeal to the largest amount of consumers possible. It’s a smart move …
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New ALS Research Featured at AAN

New ALS Research Featured at AAN

Every day, researchers are getting closer to understanding and treating ALS. Just two months ago, the results of a few research studies revealed we’re closer now than we ever have been before. AAN 2016 The 68th annual American Academy of …
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Turkish Company Places Wheelchair Power Stations in Istanbul

Turkish Company Places Wheelchair Power Stations in Istanbul

Electric wheelchairs help people with disabilities get around, but they are often limited in how far they can take people. Anyone who uses one understands the fear of being stranded away from home due to a dead battery. On average, …
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