Wheelchair vans have come a very long way since their humble beginnings. With new mechanical technology being introduced each year, accessible vans have quickly become powerful, reliable equipment for individuals and families living with disabilities. Conversely, all the new bells and whistles can make shopping for the right accessible vehicle...

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...

According to a recent study, less than 1/5th of the population with disabilities in America is gainfully employed. Although that statistic is quite staggering, there are companies that are making a conscious effort towards incorporating more people with disabilities into the workforce, but there's still a long way to go....

For people living with disabilities, tasks like buttoning a shirt cuff can become an everyday challenge. There's a group of clothing companies, though, that have designed collections that focus on making daily tasks seem less daunting. Maura Horton found the inspiration for her clothing line, MagnaReady, when she noticed her...

Vehicles that are not accessible are designed with a safety bubble comprised of firmly anchored seats, seat belts and a belt restraint system to protect the upper and lower torso, and air bags to protect you in the event of a crash. This “cone of protection” does not exist for...

Making the transition from high school to college can be a challenge for any student. But for students with physical disabilities who are used to having assistance the transition can be especially difficult. With that, a disability need not stop students from pursuing a higher education. There are external and...

Traveling to a different state or country requires thorough research in order to find accommodating hotels, restaurants and activities. We have discovered ways to facilitate your travel adventures throughout the United States, but what about traveling the rest of the world? Imagine a one-stop site for all of your accessible...

If you are a person who uses a wheelchair, you understand the too-often search for accessible accommodations any time you visit a new restaurant, hotel or go on vacation. We’ve written before about traveling across the United States with wheelchair accessible plans, but what happens when you just need to...

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...