Time is running out for holiday shopping—have you checked off everyone on your "nice" list? Being in a wheelchair can create additional challenges when it comes to dealing with the larger crowds at department stores and malls around the holidays. Luckily, shopping has become easier than ever before, thanks to...

While certain toys can turn playtime into a stressful event for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities, there are a wide variety of options available to delight and entertain kids of all ages. From sensory experiences to gadgets helpful in motor skill development, adaptive toys are a valuable addition...

With summer being the perfect time for a getaway, there are a lot of activities and adventures that can take you off the shore and into the big blue. One of these activities that isn’t talked about a lot is scuba diving, a thrilling new experience that can be enjoyed...

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...