Tag Archives: wheelchairs

  • Articles Accepting Help for Your Multiple Sclerosis

    We humans can be so definite about the things in our lives that we shall and shall not accept. How many times do we say that we will “never”...
  • Articles Installing Ramps to Make Your Home Accessible

    Accessibility in your home starts at your front door. Let’s face it—if you cannot easily get in or out of the house, you are not going...
  • Reference Pieces Funding Your Wheelchair

    Wheelchairs are expensive. A lightweight, modern manual wheelchair can cost as much as $2,000 or more. A fully equipped power chair can reach...
  • Reference Pieces Life with a Disability: Adapting Your Home to Your Wheelchair

    Most people with disabilities will be faced with adapting—and adapting to—an existing home or apartment. Wheelchair access is not what...
  • Reference Pieces Going Out in a Wheelchair

    Even in the smallest towns, there are movie theaters, playhouses, sports events, restaurants, concerts, and other activities that you will...
  • Articles When Does Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Require a Wheelchair?

    When is the right time to get a wheelchair when you have amyotrophic lateral scerlosis (ALS)? Good question—and a difficult one at that....
  • Articles Choosing a Wheelchair

    People use wheelchairs for a variety of reasons—some permanent, some temporary. The main users of wheelchairs are those who have a spinal...
  • Reference Pieces Defining Assistive Technology

    Many people in the disability field don’t like the term “assistive technology.” It’s medical sounding, doesn’t trip off the tongue,...