A Year as Ms. Wheelchair America – Eliza McIntosh Stauffer

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A little over a year ago Eliza McIntosh was crowned Ms. Wheelchair America 2017. Since that time, she has gotten married, visited 21 states and two countries to advocate on behalf of the wheelchair community, and will be graduating this spring with a degree in Political Science from the University of Utah!

Eliza was surprised when her name was announced as winner of Ms. Wheelchair America 2017, because she knew there were so many other deserving contestants. As the second youngest winner since the pageant was founded, she ran into a challenge by winning. She was still enrolled at college and due to her scholarships restrictions had to remain in school. Fortunately, The University of Utah deemed Eliza’s new role as an internship so she was able to remain a student. Read more

Target Launches Adaptive Apparel Line

Target

Target, the second largest discount store retailer in the United States, recently unveiled their new line of adaptive clothing. Last year Target announced their new clothing line for kids called “Cat and Jack” that was originally designed to be sensory friendly for children with autism. The new “Cat and Jack” adaptive clothes will feature 40 accessible friendly items ranging from pajamas to jackets. Read more

Black Friday Event at MobilityWorks – 5 Years of ProtectionWorks with any Accessible Vehicle Purchase

Going on now through November 25th, any accessible vehicle purchase from MobilityWorks will include 5 years of ProtectionWorks emergency roadside assistance at no additional cost. This $599 retail value includes towing, emergency ramp or lift repair, wheelchair passenger transportation and much more!

With MobilityWorks, you’re never alone. ProtectionWorks roadside assistance is always nearby with towing and wheelchair accessible transportation. You’re covered by 35,000 tow providers and transport operators throughout North America. Program coverage includes towing assistance (up to 100 miles), wheelchair passenger transport (up to 25 miles), battery service, lost key/locked-out assistance, winching/vehicle extraction, wheelchair lift and ramp service, and wheelchair or scooter assistance. Read more

Muscular Dystrophy Does Not Hold Jack Back!

You will be hard pressed to find a high school student with more drive and determination than Jack Wolf, a Senior at Brecksville/Broadview Heights High School, just south of Cleveland, Ohio. Just a few years ago, Jack earned the prestigious honor of Eagle Scout, he was a state ambassador for Muscular Dystrophy and most recently he and his service dog “Tommy” have gained national media attention as part of their school marching band. Read more

Introducing the Toyota Sienna XL by BraunAbility

At MobilityWorks you will always find the newest innovations in adaptive equipment, and we are pleased to announce the arrival of the BraunAbility Toyota Sienna XL. This new BraunAbility design was developed to fit the unique fit and lifestyle needs of our clients.

Now available on the 2017 Toyota Sienna, the BraunAbility XL conversion has both infloor and foldout ramp options. Both conversions offer the widest door opening and ramp coming in at over 30″. BraunAbility has also added an additional six inches of cabin length with the new design of their full-length, hideaway footrest. The addition of rear cabin lighting drastically improves visibility throughout the interior of the vehicle. Read more