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In-Floor Vs. Fold-Out Ramps on Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

By Drew Bassett | November 28, 2022 | Comments Off on In-Floor Vs. Fold-Out Ramps on Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles
A white Toyota Sienna wheelchair van with the side-entry ramp deployed

When shopping for a wheelchair accessible vehicle, you will notice that there are several conversion options available, ranging from the ramp’s location to how it deploys. For example, you will encounter two main types of vehicle ramps, referred to as either an “in-floor” or “fold-out” ramp. Both are designed to help wheelchair users comfortably enter …

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Getting Involved in Wheelchair Basketball

By Drew Bassett | November 14, 2022 | Comments Off on Getting Involved in Wheelchair Basketball
Girl sitting in a wheelchair holding a basketball on a basketball court

Are you interested in playing wheelchair basketball? It is fast-paced, competitive, and one of the most popular accessible sports in the United States. The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) has 225 teams across the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, and is the largest Disabled Sports Organization in the world. In 1949, Timothy Nugent founded …

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Meet Ms. Wheelchair America 2023: Ali Ingersoll

By Kelly Stobie | October 26, 2022 | Comments Off on Meet Ms. Wheelchair America 2023: Ali Ingersoll
Ms. Wheelchair America 2023 Ali Ingersoll posing with other females and smiling

Ali Ingersoll, of North Carolina, was crowned back in August as the new Ms. Wheelchair America 2023! While winning the competition certainly was a “crowning” achievement for Ali, she has her eyes set even higher, with plans to use her time as titleholder to help promote disability inclusion on all fronts. Running in the competition …

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Where to Find Wheelchair-Friendly Halloween Costumes

By Kelly Stobie | October 13, 2022 | Comments Off on Where to Find Wheelchair-Friendly Halloween Costumes
Halloween trick or treat still life on dark green. Toy pumpkin, sweets, marshmalllow, confetti. Holiday mood background

Halloween is right around the corner and there are more ways than ever to find the perfect adaptive costume! Several retailers have launched inclusive costume lines over the past few years and their collections continue to grow. Here are a few stores that will be sure to have the perfect outfit for the young princess, …

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What to Expect During a Test Drive at MobilityWorks

By Kelly Stobie | September 13, 2022 | Comments Off on What to Expect During a Test Drive at MobilityWorks
MobilityWorks clients look at accessible vehicles in the store parking lot

The chance to “try before you buy” is a valuable benefit before any purchase, particularly when it comes to buying an accessible vehicle. Not only do you want to make sure you’re comfortable with the vehicle’s features, but you want to be comfortable with the conversion equipment as well. At MobilityWorks, we make sure you …

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Building Lasting Relationships with Our Clients

By Kelly Stobie | September 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Building Lasting Relationships with Our Clients
Image shows Certified Mobility Consultant Craig Harlow

MobilityWorks is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. To celebrate, our team is reflecting on their best moments throughout their time with MobilityWorks. We’re sharing the stories of both our clients and team members, illustrating the impact that MobilityWorks has had on so many lives. Craig Harlow is a Certified Mobility Consultant at our Allentown, Pennsylvania …

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Delivering Solutions Nationwide, No Matter the Distance

By Kelly Stobie | September 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Delivering Solutions Nationwide, No Matter the Distance
Image shows Buy Direct Product Specialist, Lauren Garrett

As MobilityWorks continues celebrating 25 years of helping clients gain the mobility, independence and personal freedom they desire, we’re putting the spotlight on some of our team members who have helped our mission. Lauren Garrett has been with MobilityWorks for six years and took on the role of Buy Direct Product Specialist when the program …

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Meeting and Exceeding the Needs of Our Clients

By Kelly Stobie | September 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Meeting and Exceeding the Needs of Our Clients
Picture shows Peter Weagraff, who spent 15 years as a Certified Mobility Consultant with MobilityWorks

MobilityWorks is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. To celebrate, our team is reflecting on their best moments throughout their time with MobilityWorks. We’re sharing the stories of both our clients and team members, illustrating the impact that MobilityWorks has had on so many lives. Peter Weagraff spent 15 years as a Certified Mobility Consultant with …

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Knowing the Importance of ‘Being There’ for a Loved One

By Drew Bassett | August 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Knowing the Importance of ‘Being There’ for a Loved One
Don Stratton looking off into the sunset

Don and Rebecca Stratton will never forget November 11th, 2019. That morning, Don woke up unable to walk or move his lower extremities. It is “a day my body feels before I even have a chance to recall what day it is. In some ways, it is a day that is filled with grief and …

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How to Avoid Online Scams When Shopping for a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

By Kelly Stobie | July 25, 2022 | Comments Off on How to Avoid Online Scams When Shopping for a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle
Woman in wheelchair using laptop in office

In today’s digital world, it is now easier than ever to make purchases online with the click of a button. While online shopping is often reliable, safe and convenient, it is also an opportunity for scammers to take advantage of unsuspecting shoppers. The risk is present no matter what product you’re trying to purchase – …

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