Delta Tiller and other ergonomic features

What ergonomic features are on my mobility scooter? At Pride Mobility, our engineers design every device with the rider’s comfort, convenience and safety in mind. It’s an actual science. Ergonomics focuses on designing things so people can interact with them effectively and in ways that promote wellbeing. The five aspects of ergonomics are safety, comfort,Continue reading “Delta Tiller and other ergonomic features”

When and how to get your mobility scooter serviced?

How to make sure your mobility scooter keeps running smoothly You slide into the seat of your Pride Mobility scooter, ready to take on the day. Your device starts without a hitch, and the wheels glide along the ground. Everything from tiller to tires is working perfectly. Maintain your mobility scooter and it will keepContinue reading “When and how to get your mobility scooter serviced?”

Scooter batteries

Learn about the batteries in your mobility scooter and where to get a replacement The batteries in your Pride Mobility scooter literally move you forward. Without them, your scooter is merely a chair with wheels. These batteries don’t get much attention — until now. We’re going to lift the shroud to give the battery itsContinue reading “Scooter batteries”

What are Flat-Free Tires?

Why do mobility devices have different kinds of tires? Pneumatic tires vs. Flat-free tires Looking at a lineup of Pride Mobility devices, the different sizes, shapes and tire configurations are sure to stand out. Closer inspection reveals that some tires are filled with air while others are solid. Some are filled with foam and othersContinue reading “What are Flat-Free Tires?”

Plan Your Accessible Fourth of July Fireworks

Your guide to firework displays that are accessible for mobility devices All around the country people are raising their American flags, making their cookout shopping lists and scoping out the perfect place to “ooh and aah” at the fireworks. It’s almost the Fourth of July! Independence Day is a time when we relish in ourContinue reading “Plan Your Accessible Fourth of July Fireworks”

Accessible Spring Activities

You have probably looked outside and noticed that the weather is getting nicer and the days are getting longer; it’s spring! It’s also the perfect time of year to  get outside more and do some accessible spring activities for you and the whole family. Accessible Hiking A springtime activity that you may not think ofContinue reading “Accessible Spring Activities”

An Attitude of Gratitutde

The month of November represents a pleasant change in weather, vibrant blossoms and brightly colored leaves, especially where we live in the southeastern part of the country. In addition, we look forward to partaking in the activities like outdoor festivals, apple picking, hayrides, corn fields and pumpkin patches. Meanwhile, many are already dreading the taskContinue reading “An Attitude of Gratitutde”

Grandparenting with Limited Mobility

My grandparents were in their 30s when they had my parents. My parents were also in their 30s when they had me. By the time I was old enough to walk and talk, my grandparents were already older. At the time, all my grandparents were still mobile, but as the years went on, I couldContinue reading “Grandparenting with Limited Mobility”

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”

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”