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Camping with Wheelchairs: 5 Tips to Be a Happy Camper

We’re halfway through August, which means summer is coming to an end, and people are trying to squeeze in as much fun as possible before the season changes. If you need a quick and cheap escape, why not opt for …
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Top 10 Wheelchair Accessible Vacation Destinations to Visit

Top 10 Wheelchair Accessible Vacation Destinations to Visit

Sometimes you just know you need a vacation. That goes for everyone, including those with disabilities. When it’s time to visit somewhere new and exciting, once concern is likely to be accessibility. While you might know all of the wheelchair-friendly …
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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Girl With Cerebral Palsy

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Girl With Cerebral Palsy

Last Wednesday, the U.S Supreme Court ruled in favor of a young Michigan girl and her family who had originally sued their school district for refusing to allow the girl to bring her service dog to class. The justice ruled …
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New York Cab Companies Threaten to Pull Accessible Vehicles

New York Cab Companies Threaten to Pull Accessible Vehicles

Wheelchair users living in or visiting New York may have problems getting around in the near future. According to the New York Post, taxi companies in the Big Apple are threatening to pull all of their accessible vehicles off the …
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New “Mountain Bike” Wheelchair Made by MIT Students

New “Mountain Bike” Wheelchair Made by MIT Students

Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), lead by Assistant Professor Amos Winter, have designed and created a new wheelchair inspired by and made with parts of mountain bikes. The wheelchair, initially designed for use in developing countries around the …
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Connecticut Adopts the New Accessibility Symbol

Connecticut Adopts the New Accessibility Symbol

Anyone driving their wheelchair van in the state of Connecticut will soon see some changes to accessible parking spaces. The Constitution State officially started off 2017 with new legislation mandating that all the state’s accessibility signs will have to be updated to …
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Google Maps is Now Wheelchair Friendly!

Google Maps is Now Wheelchair Friendly!

A small group of Google employees just completed a project that should make any person in wheelchair smile: Google Maps is now wheelchair friendly! The application will now tell users whether locations they are viewing are accessible to people with …
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Kickstarter Campaign Brings Wheelchairs to the Developing World

Kickstarter Campaign Brings Wheelchairs to the Developing World

  Another Kickstarter campaign featuring new wheelchair technology is close to reaching its goal today. With only 26 days to go (at the time of writing) the team behind the SafariSeat, a wheelchair aimed at developing countries, has managed to …
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Accessible Vacation Destination: North Myrtle Beach

Accessible Vacation Destination: North Myrtle Beach

Now that we’re in the full-swing of summer it’s safe to say that when we’re not working with our customers to find the best new or used handicap vans for their needs, we’re enjoying the great outdoors. You can bet …
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Roll on Capitol 2016 Hill Recap

Roll on Capitol 2016 Hill Recap

Wednesday marked the final day of the annual Roll on Capitol Hill event in Washington D.C. The four day event, which takes place in the nation’s capital every year brought on hundreds of wheelchair users and disability advocates to talk …
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