Dad builds amazing costumes around son's wheelchair
Jeremy has cerebral palsy and has been in a wheelchair since he was 3 years old. His dad builds amazing costumes around Jeremy's wheelchair. This year's costume is no exception.
How a wheelchair racer went from a hopeless case to the face of the Paralympics
Wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden has won the Grand Slam of marathons. At the Rio Paralympics, she’ll attempt to win seven events, another unprecedented feat for the athlete who was considered a hopeless case when she was a little girl in a Russian orphanage.
How Ashlee Adkins Lundvall Became a Beauty Queen and an Advocate for the Outdoors and Hunting in...
They also taught me how to become an advocate for people in wheelchairs. - www.johninthewild.com
Becky, Barbie's friend who uses a wheelchair, was discontinued. Here's why.
She was introduced in 1997 to much fanfare. Where is she now?
Triple Amputee Shows How to Load Wheelchair into Van and Drive Adapted Vehicle
In this video, triple amputee, Linda K. Olson, shows viewers how she loads a motorized wheelchair into her van using a Bruno Joey lift. The rear-entry lift a...
This is how Google Maps will start better accommodating people who use wheelchairs
For the nearly one in eight Americans who live with a mobility-related disability, this new feature is a huge deal.
School bus driver builds wheelchair ramp for 10-year-old girl on his route
When Thomas Mitchell noticed a mom struggle to get her daughter up and down a ramp outside their home, he jumped into action.
Wheelchair accessible vehicles: how to rent one
We talk to wheelchair accessible vehicles expert MobilityWorks about how to rent wheelchair accessible cars and the things you need to consider
How I navigated New York City’s high school admissions maze in a wheelchair
“Probably 80 percent of public schools schools couldn’t work based solely on accessibility.”
What I Wish People Who Feel Awkward About My Wheelchair Would Do
"If you want to know something about me, please just ask!"
How different wheelchair designs can help Paralympians excel
These illustrations show the various adaptations that have been made to a basic wheelchair to make it optimal for competing in different Paralympic sports.
For the disabled, smart homes are home sweet home
Connected appliances may be the answer for helping the elderly, blind and wheelchair users be more independent in their homes.
10 of the Most Wheelchair Accessible Beaches in the World
Many locations offer beaches that are accessible, but it can be difficult to find them. Here's a list of the most wheelchair accessible beaches in the world
How Apple Made The Watch Work For Wheelchair Users
Apple engineer Ron Huang describes the year-long process of overhauling watchOS for people in wheelchairs.
How to Help Your Aging Parents Stay Mobile
Answer these six questions before buying your mom or dad a scooter or wheelchair for mobility.
How One Man's Trip to Toys 'R' Us Brought Mobility to Hundreds of Disabled Kids
This $200 alternative to a power wheelchair could get thousands of physically impaired kids mobile
The Smart Home Is Going To Be A Huge Boon To Accessibility
I reach for the iPhone tucked down the side of my wheelchair and launch the Hive app. After a couple more taps on the screen, there’s an audible click from..
Assistive technology: top five assistive gadgets
We round up the top five assistive technology gadgets and mobility aids, from a wheelchair to hand-free smartphone, to make like with a disability easier.
The Faces and Facts of Disability
Kira is 34 years old and has Cerebral Palsy. She needs a power wheelchair to move about. Although her life is difficult, receiving Social Security disability...