One of our Trailblazers, Jenny, recently took Amtrak from Seattle to Portland. Read on to learn more about taking a wheelchair on Amtrak.
Editor's Note: This is the eighth post in our ABCs of Accessible Trails series, which details the best accessible trails in State and National Parks across the country.
The GRIT Freedom Chair 2.0 and the GRIT Freedom Chair Forward are two great options for off-road mobility. This post will go through the similarities and differences so that you can choose the one that's right for you.
Editor's Note: This is the seventh post in our ABCs of Accessible Trails series, which details the best accessible trails in State and National Parks across the country.
We know that people come in all shapes and sizes and we've done our best to make the GRIT Freedom Chair comfortable for everybody.
While we've got an affection for outdoor activities, we recognize that there are plenty of indoor activities that get people engaged, entertained, and connected. Today we're giving a shout-out to AbleGamers, a nonprofit that "aims to improve the qualify of life for those with disabilities through the power of video games."
Regular wheelchair parking brakes work well in perfect environments but can have some real challenges in tough environments. This is because many parking brakes rely on linkage mechanisms to maintain wheel compression. Linkages are a great solution to this problem, but they introduce many points of failure: every hinge in the linkage can loosen, tighten, wear out, or require maintenance.