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Innovation is the Key to Making Special Needs Products More Affordable

Innovation is the Key to Making Special Needs Products More Affordable

Just this week, an inspiring, not to mention adorable, story emerged out of a Home Depot in northern Texas. It was there that several employees used the very materials they sell in their store to create a walker for a …
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The Man Who Made it Possible for Wheelchair Users to Play the Drums

The Man Who Made it Possible for Wheelchair Users to Play the Drums

Being a part of the wheelchair-using community is about adapting to your strengths. It’s also about helping one another find new ways to do what you love. At 23 years old, Jason Gerling loved drumming, and he was quickly on …
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Ms. Wheelchair Utah Wins Ms. Wheelchair America Crown

Ms. Wheelchair Utah Wins Ms. Wheelchair America Crown

  Over the weekend, the title of Ms. Wheelchair America was passed on to a new lady. Last year’s winner, Alette Coble passed the title and crown onto the winner of the 2017 Ms. Wheelchair America Pageant, Eliza McIntosh, who …
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Join Us at the 2016 ADED Conference in Columbus, Ohio

Join Us at the 2016 ADED Conference in Columbus, Ohio

Heads up, ADED members. The Rollx Vans team will be in Columbus, Ohio this weekend for the 2016 Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED) Conference. Five of our team members will be set up at a booth to showcase one …
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Uber’s Portland Wheelchair Van Service is Unavailable all Day Long

Uber’s Portland Wheelchair Van Service is Unavailable all Day Long

Almost two years ago, Uber introduced a new feature in its ridesharing app called UberWAV, which we applauded as a great step forward for the company. Accessibility for wheelchair users is an important step for companies like Uber to take, …
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3 Muscular Dystrophy Treatments You Probably Haven’t Heard About

3 Muscular Dystrophy Treatments You Probably Haven’t Heard About

We are coming off an amazing week for ALS research, where it was shown that funding from the Ice Bucket Challenge led to a breakthrough in genetic research. This week, there have been a lot of stories making headlines about …
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Road to Rio: Paralympic Table Tennis

Road to Rio: Paralympic Table Tennis

We are officially less than one month away from the 2016 Paralympics in Rio! As the clock winds down to the opener, we will continue our “Road to Rio Series”, where we highlight the many sports that people from the …
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Rollx Vans Named a 2016 Top Workplace by the Star Tribune

Rollx Vans Named a 2016 Top Workplace by the Star Tribune

  Great news: Rollx Vans has been named by the Star Tribune as one of Minnesota’s “Top Workplaces” in 2016. About “Top Workplaces” The Star Tribune partners with WorkplaceDynamics every year to survey the employees at companies across Minnesota. Based …
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The World’s First Cyborg Olympics will Soon Take Place

The World’s First Cyborg Olympics will Soon Take Place

As the world prepares for the 2016 Paralympics, another, less well-known event is about to take place for the first time in history: The Cybathlon, also known as the cyborg Olympics. The event will be held in a stadium in …
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Ice Bucket Challenge Helps Scientists in ALS Discovery

Ice Bucket Challenge Helps Scientists in ALS Discovery

Almost two years ago, some members from our team here at Rollx Vans gathered outside of our building to pour buckets of ice water over their heads. They had accepted and participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and in …
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