Tag: power wheelchair

  • Power Wheelchair Care

    Tips for Power Wheelchair Users Power wheelchairs are complicated devices.  Using a power wheelchair can be overwhelming at first.  Here are some tips to keep your chair in good condition and working for you!

  • Wheelchair vs. Scooter – What’s the Difference?

    In this issue I wanted to discuss power wheelchair and scooters.  People often use the terms power wheelchair and scooter interchangeably.  Both of the devices have their pros and cons.  I wanted to take this opportunity to get the story straight. DISCLAIMER:  The purpose of this article is to provide a GENERAL, BASIC introduction to…

  • But It’s Only 1/2 Inch!

    Now that the weather is warming up, we all want to get out of the house and enjoy the spring weather! One often overlooked obstacle for people with disabilities is thresholds.  According to the ADA Standards for Accessible Design (www.access-board.gov) any threshold more than 1/2 inch should be accommodated. This might sound like overkill –…