Groups to feature new vehicles and equipment during the automotive mobility awareness tour TAMPA, FL. (April 30, 2019) – With National Mobility Awareness Month kicking off May 1, two of the leaders in providing independence for individuals with disabilities are launching the Automotive Mobility Awareness Tour. The National Mobility Equipment...

Adjusting to a new lifestyle can take a toll on an individual physically and emotionally. Living with a disability can present challenges for everyone involved such as family, caregivers and friends. The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) recommends the following helpful tips to manage a new disability. 1.) Allow...

Children with special needs often need to use wheelchairs for mobility. Vehicles with special features are available or vans can be converted to accommodate them. The most important step is to start with an appointment with a mobility specialist. Since your child’s safety should be ensured at all times, your...

It's officially spring, and as the temperatures start to climb outdoor adventures should be at the top of your "to do" list. The National Parks Service is a great agency and resource for accessible parks and nature trails, abiding by the Americans with Disabilities Act (and other laws) while advocating...

How a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist and Mobility Specialist Can Help You Getting on the road to independence can be a long and twisting journey, but there are individuals, businesses and organizations ready, willing and able to help make it a smooth ride. Working with a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist...

Gym memberships for individuals in wheelchairs can be expensive and many gyms struggle to provide accessibility options for getting around. Many gyms do not offer classes, provide equipment, or have accessible facilities for individuals in wheelchairs to fully utilize and achieve a good workout. Fortunately, an alternative exists that solves...

With a goal of bringing greater comfort to people traveling in wheelchairs, Winnebago recently debuted three new “accessibility-enhanced” motorhomes at the 2019 Florida RV Supershow.  Intended to increase the comfort and privacy of wheelchair-using travelers, the motorhomes feature accessible spaces as well as features such as wheelchair lifts and roll-in...