Toronto Fashion Designer is Giving Wheelchair Users their Personality Back

Fashion can be a struggle for anyone. What most people do not realize, though, is that fashion isn’t just a struggle for wheelchair users; it is an everyday pain. Clothing can be incredibly uncomfortable for wheelchair users, especially when there isn’t enough padding for support, or when buttons or zippers are located in inconvenient locations. Read more…

Wheelchair Duo Participates in 2014 Bellin 10k Run

Every year, thousands of runners, walkers, and wheelchair users join together in Green Bay, Wisconsin for the Bellin 10k Run. This year, 18,213 people registered for the 38th annual Bellin Run, with two wheelchair racers who decided to turn the tables. Jeff Pagels and B.J. Zittlow are both wheelchair users that decided to participate as Read more…

Legislation Moves Forward to Update Handicap Signage

Disability Rights is an ongoing issue, even here in the United States. Fortunately, there are many groups that exist who are fighting for those rights and changing how society views wheelchair users. Last fall we shared a post (here) featuring the history behind the handicap symbol and the redesign that occurred for the International Symbol Read more…