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Scuba Therapy for Those with Disabilities

(Image via diveheart.org) Not only is water essential for living, but it also provides benefits that are far beyond simply drinking the recommended 8 glasses a day. Water also offers physical and mental well-being for those with disabilities. In addition …
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ABC’s “On the Hunt for Handicapped Parking Cheaters”

ABC’s “On the Hunt for Handicapped Parking Cheaters”

Handicapped parking is called handicapped parking for a reason. No, it’s not just for new handicap vans to park. Handicapped parking spots are meant only for those to with disabilities that own their own placard registered to them. Many people abuse disabled parking, …
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The Most Sophisticated Wheelchair You’ll See: Carbon Black

The Most Sophisticated Wheelchair You’ll See: Carbon Black

(Images via carbonblacksystem.com) Wheelchairs can be cool and stylish, right? But can they still be comfortable, usable, and practical as well? The Carbon Black is giving form and function a new meaning to wheelchairs. This ultra lightweight wheelchair has a …
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Viktoria Modesta: The World’s First Amputee Pop Star

Viktoria Modesta: The World’s First Amputee Pop Star

She’s a singer, songwriter, and model, but Viktoria Modesta is not your average pop star. Just like there are always new handicap vans, there’s new pop stars that are constantly finding ways to stand out and get their career moving …
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Recreation Center for People with Disabilities

Recreation Center for People with Disabilities

Aside from Chicago handicap vans, what about Chicago fitness or recreation centers for people with disabilities? We all know that staying active isn’t always easy, but it’s especially not easy as someone with a disability. This is why Elana Newkirk …
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“Roll With Me” App for Wheelchair Users

“Roll With Me” App for Wheelchair Users

(Image via www.rollwithmeapp.com) Introducing another app to assist wheelchair users in getting around without the extra hassle: “Roll With Me” app As a regular CTA rider in Chicago, Mohammad Ouyoun, the developer of “Roll With Me”, found it difficult to get …
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Rollx Vans Achieves ISO 9001: 2008 Certification

   SAVAGE, MN—December 17, 2014— Rollx Vans, a Minnesota-based direct manufacturer of accessible vehicles, announced today they are the first manufacturer and dealer in their industry to achieve the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001: 2008 Quality Management Certification. Rollx …
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IntelliWheels: Push Your Wheelchair With Less Effort

IntelliWheels: Push Your Wheelchair With Less Effort

(Image via www.intelliwheels.net) Wheelchair van conversions are helpful for getting where you need to be, but when it comes to wheelchair users needing to physically push their wheelchair, it isn’t easy. It actually takes a lot of effort, making it very …
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Abilities Expo: an event for people with disabilities

Sometimes it may seem that the opportunities for adaptive sports, to learn about new technologies relating to the disability community, and even the ability to come together are few and far between. One expo has been changing that for more …
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Mariam Pare: Quadriplegic Mouth Painter

Mariam Pare: Quadriplegic Mouth Painter

(Image via www.mariampare.com) Losing the ability to move different parts of your body is devastating. Though wheelchair vans make it a little easier, paralysis is not an ideal situation. Especially as a painter… Can you imagine suddenly losing the ability …
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