Features and Benefits of Lift Chairs

After a long day of work, all you can think about is relaxing. You think about sinking into your favorite piece of furniture, turning on the TV or pulling out a good book and getting lost in what you’re doing, without a care in the world. It can be difficult to find that perfect additionContinue reading “Features and Benefits of Lift Chairs”

Back to School in COVID-19

It’s that time of year when books stores, clothing stores and shoe stores are buzzing with parents and children preparing for school. Whether returning to traditional school or a sprawling college campus, the COVID-19 culture has forever changed how we look at and shop for school. As we await inoculation, wearing masks, social distancing andContinue reading “Back to School in COVID-19”

How to Clean Your Power Lift Recliner

Power lift recliners are sophisticated pieces of equipment. In order to ensure that your power lift recliner gives you trouble-free performance, it requires routine maintenance checks. While you can perform some of these checks yourself, you may need to schedule some maintenance checks with your provider. Cleaning Fabric on Lift Chairs Whether you are theContinue reading “How to Clean Your Power Lift Recliner”

Can Electric Wheelchairs Get Wet?

In the real world, water is a fact of life. Weather is unpredictable and cannot be controlled. You can be out with your power chair and suddenly, a rain or snow shower hits! Plus, even after a storm is over, there may be large puddles or piles of snow in the roads or on theContinue reading “Can Electric Wheelchairs Get Wet?”

Why Buy a Portable Electric Scooter

Buying a mobility scooter is one of the best investments you can make toward a more mobile and independent lifestyle. With so many electric scooters on the market, how do you know which one is right for you? First, we suggest taking a look at your way of life. If you are always on theContinue reading “Why Buy a Portable Electric Scooter”

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?”

Organizations and Associations

American Amputee Foundation PO Box 250218Little Rock, AR 72225Phone: (501) 666-2523  Council for Exceptional Children 1920 Association DriveReston, VA 22091-1589Phone: (703) 620-3660 Epilepsy Foundation of America 4351 Garden City DriveLandover, MD 20785Phone: (301) 459-3700 Kids Helping Kids Phone: (973) 783-0697E-mail: Kids@Kidshelping.orgWebsite: www.kidshelping.org The Library of Congress Division for the Blind and Physically Handicapped 1291 Taylor Street NWWashington,Continue reading “Organizations and Associations”

Newsletters

Breaking New Ground (newsletter for farmers & ranchers with physical disabilities) Purdue University1146 Dept. of Agricultural EngineeringWest Lafayette, IN 47907-1146 Careers and the Disabled Equal Opportunity Publications1160 E Jericho Turnpike #200Huntington, NY 117143Phone: (516) 421-9421E-mail: EOPub@aol.com Connections (newsletter of the National Center for Youth with Disabilities) University of MinnesotaBox 721Minneapolis, MN 55455Phone: (800) 333-6293 Disability IssuesContinue reading “Newsletters”

College and Education Resources

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) P.O. Box 21192Columbus, OH 43221-0192Phone: 614-488-4972Fax: 614-488-1174E-mail: desouza.2@osu.eduWebsite: www.ahead.orgAHEAD is an international, multicultural organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for persons with disabilities. It offers numerous training programs, workshops, publications, and conferences. American Association of University Affiliated Programs for Persons with Developmental Disabilities 8630 Fenton Street,Continue reading “College and Education Resources”