The leaves have already started to change, pumpkin patches are all around, Halloween is just around the corner and the fall season is in full swing. This cool, refreshing weather can be a great time to go on a road trip through the states with friends. Road trips can be...

Now is the time that many high school and college students are starting to enjoy their summer. It’s the time of year that your children are getting ready for a milestone in their life as well as more freedom and responsibility. If your son or daughter lives with a disability...

NMEDA has selected Mike Savicki to be the spokesperson for National Mobility Awareness Month again. Each May, we dedicate our resources to give away three wheelchair accessible vehicles and Mike’s partnership is one that truly exemplifies how NMEDA embodies the spirit of Life Moving Forward. With May and National Mobility...

For individuals with disabilities, having access to a handicap accessible vehicle can be life changing and the key to gaining independence. However, purchasing a new or used wheelchair accessible vehicle may not be feasible for everyone. Wheelchair carriers are a great way to make most vehicles more accessible, allowing a...

Thankfully, living with multiple sclerosis does not have to mean losing the ability to drive. There is a variety of adaptive automobile equipment available. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society can help you consider all your needs and resources for staying mobile. Check with your healthcare provider—perhaps an occupational therapist—and then start looking into which...

From hand controls, steering aids, to extension levers, adaptive equipment can transform the way you drive, keeping you safe and in control behind the wheel. There are many types of braking equipment for someone with mobility limitations. A particularly useful piece of equipment for individuals that drive from their wheelchair...

Regaining your independence after a stroke is a vital step to getting back into the lifestyle and routine you previously enjoyed. If a stroke has caused you, or a loved one, loss of mobility, finding your freedom might involve the use of adaptive devices and accessible transportation options. Because stroke...

The summer is a great time to take a vacation and explore the open road, but it’s always necessary to keep in mind the proper equipment and adaptations to keep you and your family safe. It’s important to know about these modifications and which ones may be right for you...