October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is chance to spread awareness, advocacy and inclusion throughout the community. During the month of October, we celebrate  individuals with Down syndrome and make people aware of their abilities and accomplishments What Is… Continue reading

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles: Q&A

Wheelchair Accessible Vans Rear entry Vs. Side entry Buying New Vs. Buying Used Manual Ramp Vs. Powered Ramp Honda Vs. Dodge/Chrysler Vs. Toyota Vs. Ford Certified Mobility Dealer Vs. Car Dealer Vs. Buying… Continue reading

Ways To Adjust A Home For Someone With A DisAbility

There are many different types of disAbilities, therefore, when making changes to a home to accommodate someone with a disAbility, you first need to consider the individual’s specific needs, then the dimensions to… Continue reading

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Heater Malfunctions and Maintenance

That first day when the world is coated in frost and the temperature has plummeted below freezing is not the time to find out your wheelchair vans heater is not working. Not only… Continue reading

Accessible Haunted Houses in New England

According to their websites these Haunted Houses are accessible. Spooky World Presents Nightmare New England Are you wheelchair accessible? Yes, all of our indoor attractions are accessible and have wooden floors. Please note… Continue reading

Helpful Tips for Caregivers

Spending an average of 20 hours per week, more than 65 million people provide care for a chronically ill, people with disAbilties or aging friend or family member each year. For these individuals,… Continue reading

Caregiver Fatigue Syndrome

Caregivers walk a very delicate line. They are some of the strongest, most selfless individuals around — doing most anything and everything for their loved ones — but many are exhausted, stressed and… Continue reading

The Connected Wheelchair

While most of the population is busy gawking about the new gadgets released by Apple, Intel in partnership with the award-winning theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking quietly presented something that can be dubbed as… Continue reading

Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

What is limb-girdle muscular dystrophy? Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy is a term for a group of diseases that cause weakness and wasting of the muscles in the arms and legs. The muscles most affected… Continue reading

Myasthenia Gravis

What is myasthenia gravis? Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease characterized by varying degrees of weakness of the skeletal (voluntary) muscles of the body. The name myasthenia gravis, which is Latin… Continue reading