Where to Sell Electric Wheelchairs

You have a used electric wheelchair that you no longer need, but now what? Whether you’re using a newer motorized wheelchair or the person who used the older one has passed on, it can be a good idea to sell the electric wheelchair if it is still in good working condition. Selling Electric Wheelchairs toContinue reading “Where to Sell Electric Wheelchairs”

Where Can I Donate an Electric Wheelchair?

In recent years, selling and donating items we no longer use to consignment shops and charitable organizations has become popular. What happens when you have a used electric wheelchair that you no longer need, and you want to pay it forward? Whether you’re using a newer motorized wheelchair or the person who used the olderContinue reading “Where Can I Donate an Electric Wheelchair?”

What is the Width of a Wheelchair?

When choosing the right wheelchair for your mobility needs, it’s important to choose a model that is the correct size for both your safety and comfort. Information like its specifications, such as width, height and weight are all necessary to consider, whether it comes to navigating through your home or transporting it in a vehicle.Continue reading “What is the Width of a Wheelchair?”

Pride Mobility® Opens Subsidiary in Germany

HÖVELHOF, GERMANY – Pride Mobility Products® announces its newest international subsidiary, Pride Germany. Although Pride has been providing products to the German market for over 20 years, the new Pride Germany is a stand-alone subsidiary. Located in the town of Hövelhof in central Germany, Pride Germany’s new facility features 16,000 square feet of space. InContinue reading “Pride Mobility® Opens Subsidiary in Germany”

Travel

Access Aloha 414 Kuwili St., Suite 101Honolulu, Hawaii 96817Phone: 800-480-1143TTY : 808-521-4400FAX: 808-545-7657E-mail: hellerj001@hawaii.rr.comWebsite: www.accessalohatravel.comAccess Aloha is a full service travel agency dedicated to accommodating the needs of the disabled traveler. The agency can arrange for special discounts for individuals and groups traveling to Hawaii. It also donates 50% of its profits back to the disability community.Continue reading “Travel”

Toys for Children with Disabilities

ABLEDATA 8455 Colesville Rd, Ste 935Silver Spring, MD 20910-3319Phone: 800-227-0216Website: abledata.acl.govComprehensive database of assistive technology and rehab equipment, and child appropriate toys. Antoni Toys & Products for the Physically Challenged PO Box 1662University StationPortland, OR 97207Phone: 800-826-8664 Brennan Enterprizes 905 So. Perry StJohnstown, NY 12095Phone: 518-762-1045 Adapted toys focusing on children’s abilities. Constructive Playthings1227 East 119thContinue reading “Toys for Children with Disabilities”

Toll Free Numbers

AMC Cancer Information Center (CO) (800) 525-3777 American Diabetes Assn. (VA) (800) 232-3472 American Kidney Fund Info (MD) (800) 638-8299 American Liver Foundation (NJ) (800) 223-0179 American Paralysis Assn. (NJ) (800) 225-0292 American Parkinsons Disease Assn. (NY) (800) 223-APDA Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) (800) 782-4747 Arthritis Foundation (800) 283-7800 Cancer Information Service (CA) (800) 4-CANCERContinue reading “Toll Free Numbers”

Pen Pals

Children’s Hopes and Dreams Wish Fulfillment Foundation Pen Pal Program 280 Route 46Dover, NJ 07801-3633Phone: 973-361-7366Fax: 973-361-6627E-mail: chdfdover@juno.comMatches special pen-pal friends to children ages 5 to 18 with any chronic or life threatening illness, condition or disability. Discover A Pal E-mail: anna@discovertechnology.comThe directory lists those with their world by communication with other persons, either with or withoutContinue reading “Pen Pals”

Parents and Siblings

Autism Treatment Center of America THE SON-RISE PROGRAM at The Option Institute 2080 S Undermountain RoadSheffield, MA USA 01257 Phone: 413-229-2100 Fax: 413-229-3202 Website: autismtreatmentcenter.org CAPP National Parent Resource Center Federation for Children with Special Needs95 Berkeley Street, Ste. 104Boston, MA 02116Voice 800-331-0688; 617-482-2915Fax 617-695-2939The Federation is a center for parents and parent organizations to work together on behalfContinue reading “Parents and Siblings”