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Downtown Chicago’s Accessible Hotel Guide

Downtown Chicago’s Accessible Hotel Guide

If you are looking for the perfect vacation destination this summer, consider taking a road trip to downtown Chicago! The Windy City offers an abundance of accessible accommodations for every style and budget. You’ll see plenty of handicap vans in Illinois, …
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MDA Receives Grant for Genetic Testing

MDA Receives Grant for Genetic Testing

Research is essential. We’re not just talking about research for school papers or the research you do when planning your next wheelchair vans purchase. Don’t get us wrong, those are both important. Research is essential for finding cures for disorders …
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Let Your Voice Be Heard at ‘Roll on Capitol Hill’

Let Your Voice Be Heard at ‘Roll on Capitol Hill’

The United Spinal Association has announced that the 4th annual “Roll on Capitol Hill” legislative and advocacy conference will take place in Washington, D.C. this June. For four days (from June 7th to the 10th), thousands of people with disabilities …
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The Robotic Exoskeleton that is Helping People Walk Again

The Robotic Exoskeleton that is Helping People Walk Again

We are slowly but surely entering an era where anything is possible. This certainly seems to be the case for Roosevelt “R.J.” Anderson, a paralyzed Army veteran from Chicago who is learning to walk again, all thanks to a new …
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Think Outside the Flower Box: Gardening Tips for Wheelchair Users

Think Outside the Flower Box: Gardening Tips for Wheelchair Users

Spring is in the air, and while we know it’s perfect weather to go shopping for wheelchair vans, it also means gardening season is about to begin! While gardening is a simple pleasure for many, the physical chores required to …
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New Research Hints At Genetic Causes for Cerebral Palsy

New Research Hints At Genetic Causes for Cerebral Palsy

The quest to uncover the definitive causes for Cerebral Palsy just took a turn towards a different area of scientific study: genetics. New research published in February by the Journal of Molecular Psychiatry is claiming that the cause of Cerebral …
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DisArt Festival: Understanding Disability Through Art

DisArt Festival: Understanding Disability Through Art

April 10th marks the debut of a new arts festival in Grand Rapids that is the largest of its kind in the world. The DisArt Festival is a 15-day event with a mission to spread an understanding of disability through …
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6 Simple Ways to Make Your Wheelchair More Comfortable

6 Simple Ways to Make Your Wheelchair More Comfortable

Despite all of the advancements in the wheelchair industry, comfort is still an issue, especially for full-time wheelchair users. Fortunately, small, simple changes can make a huge difference and provide all-day comfort for people with disabilities. Read on for six …
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How to Make Your House Wheelchair Accessible

How to Make Your House Wheelchair Accessible

Spring is often known as the time to remodel and add additions to your house, but for the two million wheelchair using Americans who live in private residences, remodeling takes on a whole new meaning. It takes a lot to …
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Wheelchair Racer Shelly Woods Targets Gold Medal in Rio’s 2016 Paralympics

Wheelchair Racer Shelly Woods Targets Gold Medal in Rio’s 2016 Paralympics

Similar to many of our Rollx Vans customers and supporters, Shelly Woods experienced a life-changing event when she was young, and she refused to let it get in the way of her aspirations of becoming a star athlete. “I quickly …
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