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Man With Paralysis Seeks to Bike One Million Miles

Man With Paralysis Seeks to Bike One Million Miles

Would you, or could you, bike a million miles? Could you even drive a million miles? To put it into perspective, the circumference of the Earth is about 24,900 miles. That means you would have to travel around the world …
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What Inspired a Man to Push His Wheelchair From Atlanta to Chicago?

What Inspired a Man to Push His Wheelchair From Atlanta to Chicago?

Back in October, we began following the story of Vincent A. Robinson, a motivational speaker and author from Atlanta who began a journey like no other. Robinson was a victim of gun violence in 1992 when he was shot at …
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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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Students Create Prototype for Wheelchair Cleaning System

Students Create Prototype for Wheelchair Cleaning System

We all know the importance of technology within the disability community. It helps us create our accessible vans and the other independence products available on the marketplace. Without scientists, innovators, entrepreneurs and dreamers we wouldn’t have the technological advances that …
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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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Street Photographer Determined Not to Let ALS Get Him Down

Street Photographer Determined Not to Let ALS Get Him Down

We’ve featured a lot of truly inspiring stories on our blog lately. From moms taking on the advertising industry to change the face of beauty to the champions of the Boston Marathon wheelchair race division and even to a paralyzed …
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The Road to Rio 2016: Wheelchair Fencing

The Road to Rio 2016: Wheelchair Fencing

It’s the year of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! While we wish the Summer Olympics were being held in the USA, that way we could hop in our wheelchair accessible vehicle and go see some of …
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The World’s First Wheelchair MMA Competition is in the Works

The World’s First Wheelchair MMA Competition is in the Works

There’s no doubt about it: Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is growing very quickly. Just last month, New York became the 50th state in the U.S. to legalize fights within its borders, and the world has taken to watching the fights …
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