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Man with Cerebral Palsy takes on London’s Tube Challenge

Can you imagine traveling to all 270 London Underground stations as fast as you can? Let alone as a wheelchair user? Ben Holt, who has cerebral palsy, will be the first person with a disability to attempt the Tube Challenge. …
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Breathe Magic Summer Camp for Cerebral Palsy

Breathe Magic Summer Camp for Cerebral Palsy

(Image via breatheahr.org) What if physical therapy for Cerebral Palsy could be fun? Now it can be at Breathe Magic Summer Camp! Breathe Magic Summer Camp in London is not your average summer camp. Their program consists of teaching children …
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Simple Modifications to Make your Home Wheelchair Accessible

Simple Modifications to Make your Home Wheelchair Accessible

Accessibility can be a major issue if you let it become one. But, with the ever changing technology innovations, such as handicap vans, and the ADA helping to make disability standards the same as non-disability ones, accessibility doesn’t need to …
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Great Britain’s New Innovation: The Sesame System

Great Britain’s New Innovation: The Sesame System

Not having access to certain buildings is frustrating when you are a wheelchair user. Whether it’s an entire staircase or just a couple of steps to enter a building, it’s a hassle. Though assistance is usually available, it is not …
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How-to Winterize Your Wheelchair Van

How-to Winterize Your Wheelchair Van

When it’s warm outside, chances are you spend a lot of time driving your wheelchair van. There’s errands, people to visit, places to go, and it’s easy to travel from point A to point B. And, with all that running …
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Making Your Home Accessible with Style

Making Your Home Accessible with Style

Besides finding wheelchair accessible places to go in your wheelchair vans, you want the place you are most comfortable to be accessible as well… your home. There are many areas and ways to make the privacy of your home accessible, …
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The Best of the Best: Wheelchair Costume Ideas

The Best of the Best: Wheelchair Costume Ideas

No one likes to be left out or feel different. This isn’t just kids, it’s adults, too. And, when it comes to Halloween with everyone masked, everyone is on the same playing field. And, often times costumes that incorporate a …
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19-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Goes Skydiving

19-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Goes Skydiving

Can you imagine being a wheelchair user and the feeling of skydiving 14,000 feet in the air? Talk about a new level of exhilaration. Well, 19-year-old Matthew Dooley, a wheelchair user with cerebral palsy fell to the earth at 120-200 …
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ASU Entrepreneurs Introduce an Elevating Wheelchair

ASU Entrepreneurs Introduce an Elevating Wheelchair

(Image via upwheelchair.com) New innovations are always being introduced to make life easier for wheelchair users and people with disabilities. A team of graduated students from ASU came up with the idea to create “UP Wheelchair”, a cheap and lightweight …
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Mother Urges Disney to Portray Disabled Characters

Mother Urges Disney to Portray Disabled Characters

Disney characters are all about showing inner and outward strength. Most children aspire to be like Disney characters in one way or another, as they look to up to these fictional characters not only as entertainment, but also as role …
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