Yvette Pegues – Embracing Technology

As a former Networking and Systems Engineer, Ms. Wheelchair International Yvette Pegues, MCSE/M.Ed, is no stranger to technology. After all, she was recruited by IBM right out of college. Little did she know how far adapted technology had truly progressed. Shortly after being diagnosed in the ER with a genetic brain defect, presenting as right-sideContinue reading “Yvette Pegues – Embracing Technology”

Jean Snyder – Now I Love Nature

Jean Snyder, a 62-year-old medical transcriptionist from Fort Wayne, Indiana, was never much of an outdoors woman, let alone a hiker, but that all changed in the beginning of April when she went on a trip with daughter Michelle and her family to the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. “The day my daughter planned toContinue reading “Jean Snyder – Now I Love Nature”

Dolores Osborne – Blooming Flowers, Blooming Smiles

Dolores Osborne appreciates life’s simple pleasures. When flowers bloom, so does her smile, because it means she can start gardening again. “It’s very colorful,” Dolores said of her garden. “I fill it with tulips, impatiens, azaleas, begonias and more.” For some time, Dolores lacked the mobility to maintain her flower garden, but her Jazzy® SelectContinue reading “Dolores Osborne – Blooming Flowers, Blooming Smiles”

Darrel Ford – Teaching By Example

When a child in Darrel Ford’s school saw Darrel for the first time, the little boy’s eyes lit up. That’s because Darrel uses a power chair and the child has a wheelchair, too. Darrel, 48, of Bayport, New York, is a Speech-Language Pathologist who conducts speech and language therapy with children with speech and languageContinue reading “Darrel Ford – Teaching By Example”

Cheryl Miller – Regaining Independence

Sometimes, the ability to do the simplest things is the most rewarding. With her new Jazzy Air® electric wheelchair, Cheryl Miller discovers just how much she can accomplish. Cheryl is a double amputee, with both legs removed just above the knees. In the past, performing basic tasks around her home in Indiana, Florida, was nextContinue reading “Cheryl Miller – Regaining Independence”