Wheelchair Bowling News

Great strides have been made in adaptive sports over the last few decades, with many of them being written about here in our blog. One sport that we haven’t covered recently was bowling.

The organization that has supported many of the advances in the sport of adaptive bowling is The American Wheelchair Bowling Association. The organization is comprised of over 500 members and growing. They’ve helped many people enjoy a sport that they love with the use of specialized adaptive equipment, including ball ramps, ball grip handles and ball pushers. Their most recent national event was the 56th Annual AWBA Tournament held at City View Lanes in Fort Worth, Texas. Visit the AWBA events page for more information.

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Transporting Luggage Just Became Easier for Independent Travelers

Summer is here, and whether you are traveling for business or on vacation, there are many challenges that are faced as a wheelchair user. One of those challenges may be navigating through the airport with luggage and other carry-on bags. Getting your baggage to and from the drop-off to the terminals can be a task. To make the commute a little easier, check out The Phoenix Instinct, lightweight luggage for independent travelers.

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See Us at The 2017 Chicago Abilities Expo

Photo courtesy of Abilities Expo.
Discover how service dogs are meeting the needs of people with many different disabilities. Photo courtesy of Abilities Expo.

MobilityWorks will be exhibiting at the 2017 Chicago Abilities Expo Friday June 23 to Sunday June 25 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center.

Exhibit hours are from 11 AM to 5 PM Friday and Saturday, and 11 AM to 4 PM on Sunday. Admission is free and all are welcome to the event!

The Chicago Abilities Expo will feature the latest technology, informative workshops, demonstrations and more. Families, caregivers, professionals and seniors will enjoy the wide range of products and services for the disability community. The expo offers three days of resources and opportunities that you may not even know exist.

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MobilityWorks to Host Comprehensive Automotive Mobility Solutions for Allied Health Care Practitioners

Presented by the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA)

MobilityWorks is proud to announce they will be hosting a national educational event for health professionals at their new Niles, IL location on September 25, 2017. Presented by NMEDA, the event is being co-sponsored by MobilityWorks, VMI and Sure Grip Hand Controls.

This introductory continuing education course contains a range of topics pertaining to personal automotive mobility solutions. It will assist the allied health care practitioner in understanding and advocating for individuals seeking automotive vehicle modification solutions, while also teaching practitioners about the unique pro­cess involved in evaluating, selecting and purchasing appropriate automotive options.

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New England in the Summer Offers Plenty of Opportunities for Outdoor Adventures

The Ashuelot Covered Bridge in New Hampshire is just one of 54 in the state.
The Ashuelot Covered Bridge in New Hampshire is just one of 54 in the state.

Whether you’re flying in or driving in to New England this summer, it’s a great time to enjoy blue skies, sunrise ocean views, lush mountains, and beautiful scenery throughout the area. With six current locations in the New England States of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont, MobilityWorks can provide several different options for clients to rent a wheelchair van by the day or week.

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