Ramps are essential to accessibility for mobility chair and scooter users. However, when these ramps are not designed and constructed properly, they can be difficult to use, and may even be dangerous. Here are our top tips for wheelchair ramp safety.
How It Feels to Be Separated From My Wheelchair at Concerts
"This is a reality for me. It happens at any public event or show."
Tips for Gardeners who use Wheelchairs
Ramps and other grades should not exceed 5 percent An accessible width will depend upon who is using pathway Should have clear beginning and ending. Textured surface for traction and orientation and contrasting colors and textures. Turf is cheap and cool but requires maintenance. Being soft is not user friendly to wheelchairs. Also, turf will die in high traffic areas. One solution, mix it with concrete…
Why Give a Wheelchair?
To declare the Gospel and to demonstrate Jesus’ love Eight-year-old Andrea was born with cerebral palsy. Abandoned by her parents when she was just 5 months old, Andrea was raised by her grandparents. They worry about her future and work hard to provide for all her needs but struggle to make ends meet. Andrea needs a wheelchair but her grandparents will never be able to afford one. They leave her on the floor alone when they go to work in the cornfields for…
8 tips for wheelchair users on trains
Read more of Alan's travel experiences here: neveradulljourney I've been travelling on train with my wheelchair for nearly twenty years. During these journeys I've had fun, learned some things, and even ended up in sidings What I want to do here is share the benefit of my experience and give my top 8 tips for successful travel. 8) Be Nice - As the old saying goes, you catch more flies with honey than vinegar. As you become a regular traveller staff will get…
Guide to Wheeled Mobility Manual Wheelchairs, Power Chairs and Mobility Scooters
Guide to Wheeled Mobility Manual Wheelchairs, Power Chairs and Mobility Scooters AbleData guide to assist you in finding out about wheeled mobility options and which one is right for you. Translate AbleData, 103 W. Broad Street, Suite 400, Falls Church, VA 22046. 1-800-227-0216. We suggest using Chrome or Firefox browsers for an optimal user experience.
Hope Overflowing: 100,000 Wheelchairs by 2020
By: Joni and Friends Wheels For The World Last February, we announced our groundbreaking Wheels for the World initiative: Hope Overflowing 100,000 by 2020 . We are pleased to announce that we are on track to reach our 2016 goal of 14,500 wheelchairs. Yes, the Lord has helped us! That is why we have every reason to rejoice and move out courageously, knowing He will help us as we work to deliver 100,000 wheelchairs by the year 2020! This is a huge goal…
How a wheelchair athlete's invention led to a growing business
Paralyzed at age 10, Arielle Rausin tapped 3-D printing to make custom gloves for wheelchair racers while in college.
How Magic Wheelchair makes disabled cosplayers' dreams come true
When Christine Getman was a child, she discovered that dressing as Ariel from The Little Mermaid could light a fire inside her. As the Disney princess, Getman could wear Ariel's iconic red hair, her violet bikini top, and a silk mermaid tail. Best of all, Getman tells SYFY WIRE, "Mermaids don't walk, either!"
How designing spoke guards for her sister's wheelchair became a business for Ailbhe Keane
Ailbhe Keane began creating stylish spoke guards for her wheelchair-using sister Isabel. They now have a proper business, writes Ruth O’Connor
After Her Wheelchair Was Left Behind, Woman Describes How Airlines Can Do Better
Every day, 24 wheelchairs are mishandled by airlines in the U.S. On Sunday, Kristen Parisi's was left behind at JFK airport. She tells NPR's Ari Shapiro how she thinks the industry can do better.
3 Basic Tips About Wheelchair Wheels from a Wheelchair User
Whether you use a manual or a power wheelchair you need to investigate the type of wheelchair wheels to use. Read an expert's advice.
How To Receive From God
Mark 5:25-34, Matthew 9:21, Mark 11:23-24, 1 Samuel 17:32-51, James 2:20,
Tips for Going Out on Wheels
Do you have reservations about going out on the town in a wheelchair? Dave, an independent C6 quadriplegic, has some advice to help those who might be hesitant when it comes to getting out for some social fun. Be an Organizer “I still go out a lot and always have from day one as a quad,” shares Dave. He lives in Australia and says that most, though not all, venues are accessible. And even though a venue is deemed accessible, there could still…
Flying Tips for Wheelchair Users, From Wheelchair Users
Air travel can cause a great deal of apprehension for both seasoned and novice travelers. If you’re taking that flight with a wheelchair — that’s an added level of stress.
What Are the Requirements to Receive Housing Allowance?
In order to receive the Minister's Housing Allowance , you must be an ordained, licensed, or commissioned minister. Each year, you need to provide Envoy with a Housing Allowance Authorization letter from your organization (on letterhead), signed by an authorized individual, and &
1/4/15 How To Receive From God Podcast
It's easy to read & hear the promises that God gives us and know that He wants to bless us, but why is it difficult to receive then? Listen in as Pastor Steve shares on How To Receive From God in 2015!
On Four Wheels in Majorca: What to Experience as a Wheelchair User
The island of Majorca embraces tourism and works hard to make wheelchair users or any visitors with physical limitations feel right at home.
Hippocampe Floating Beach Wheelchair Sand Balloon Tires from Top Mobility
www.topmobility.com/hippocampe-beach-wheelchair-p140.htm Revolutionary French design: HIPPO BEACH WHEELCHAIR - With Hippocampe, you can cross the sand...
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