MobilityWorks Blog

Worker’s Compensation Claims Requiring a Mobility Vehicle

July 23, 2012

This article was originally written  for the summer issue of the Georgia State Bar Workers Compensation Law newsletter by Michael Dresdner, MobilityWorks Director of Customer Care When I first entered the field of accessible transportation in 1990 consumers as well as payers had few choices as to what was provided to a claimant. Additionally, there […]

Pittsburgh Branch Tops 500 Mark for OT Professionals In Training

July 11, 2012

Arming Future Occupational Therapists with Knowledge to Solve Mobility Needs For more than 4 years, the Pittsburgh team has been providing training for graduate students in occupational therapy from local universities. The university of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University have been regular participants in the one day seminars designed to help the OT’s perform clinical diagnosis, and […]

Travlin’ in Style with an RV Wheelchair Lift Addition

June 16, 2012

For those who love to travel cross country, nothing beats the all-purpose, fully-loaded recreational vehicle or just “RV” as it is commonly called. These vehicles offer the modern conveniences of home and transportation for the whole family all in one. For some wheelchair users and their families, dreams of vacationing cross-country in an RV are becoming […]

Performance Van Shop, Inc., of Woodbury, NJ, Is Now VCI Mobility

June 6, 2012

We are excited to announce that Performance Vans, Inc., of Woodbury, NJ, is now VCI Mobility. The acquisition will enable us to provide a full breadth of mobility products and services to the Southern New Jersey marketplace. “We are thrilled with the opportunity to become a part of the Gloucester County (NJ) community. As a […]

Knowing Commonly Used Terms When Shopping for Wheelchair Vans Can Help You Navigate to the Right Accessible Option

May 13, 2012

Automated Fold-Out Ramp Minivan conversions with fold-out ramps can be either automated or manually deployed. Most van conversions utilize some type of automated or “automatic” system with a push button or key-fob to operate an electric motor that is used to fold down and fold up the ramp. Certified Mobility Consultants Most quality providers will have […]

OTs Are the Real Superheroes

April 29, 2012

Filmed in Cleveland Ohio, The Avengers movie will soon be hitting theaters throughout the country, but the real “Superheroes” recently descended on Indianapolis. This past week, MobilityWorks attended the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) annual convention in Indiana. The event drew more than 5,000 attendees from all over the country and about 300 vendors. Occupational therapists […]

April is National Limb Loss Awareness Month – 500 Limbs Lost Per Day

March 23, 2012

It’s estimated that more than 500 Americans lose a limb each day. More than two million Americans are currently living with a limb loss. Amazing statistics that many of us are shocked to hear. Perhaps it’s because prosthetic limbs have come such a long way that it can be hard to tell whether some is missing a limb […]

National Mobility Awareness Month in May Includes 3 New Wheelchair Vans Going to Essay Contest Winners

March 12, 2012

First Ever National Mobility Awareness Month Coming in May – Local Hero Nominees Being Sought for Van Giveaways MobilityWorks is proud to announce its participation in the first ever National Mobility Awareness Month this coming May. And as part of the celebration, the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association and its partners are giving away three wheelchair accessible […]

Welcome Monmouth Clients!

February 20, 2012

MobilityWorks Expands into New Jersey with Monmouth Vans Access & Mobility It’s not reality TV – but it is reality! MobilityWorks announced earlier this month that it had acquired the assets of Monmouth Vans Access & Mobility located in Farmingdale, NJ. Located just north of Wall Township and close to the Garden State Parkway, our new […]

New “Push Girls” Reality Show Features Four Hollywood Friends in Wheelchairs

January 19, 2012

Producers of the hit series “Little People, Big World” are working on a new reality show featuring four women in wheelchairs. Sexy, compelling, inspiring and ambitious are just a few of the words being used to describe the show. Aptly named Push Girls, it is scheduled to debut in April on the Sundance channel. The 14-episode, ½ […]