5 Things to Consider When Choosing the Right Adaptive Equipment

5 Things to Consider When Choosing the Right Adaptive Equipment

Modern innovation has allowed people with a variety of abilities to access activities they couldn't in the past. But with so much technology to choose from, how do you decide what's for you? We've put together this handy guide to help you through the process.

10 Tips for Planning Your First Accessible Outdoor Adventure

10 Tips for Planning Your First Accessible Outdoor Adventure

Where the sidewalk ends, adventure begins. Research shows that spending time outdoors offers serious physical and mental health benefits. The natural light helps to elevate your mood and if you make being outside a goal, you'll be getting more exercise, too!From the beach to the campsite to the trail, there are so many beautiful places to explore. And thanks to new technologies, more places are accessible than ever.

Tips and Tricks for Walking a Dog from a Wheelchair

Tips and Tricks for Walking a Dog from a Wheelchair

Nothing says adventure like a happy dog! Even as a wheelchair user you should be able to safely, efficiently, and independently take your dog with you as much as possible. Read on to find out about different tips, tricks, and gear options to help you roll along with your dog!

ABCs of Accessible Trails: Texas, Utah, Vermont

ABCs of Accessible Trails: Texas, Utah, Vermont

Editor's Note: This is the fifthteenth post in our ABCs of Accessible Trails series, which details the best accessible trails in State and National Parks across the country. Take a look at our previous posts for more

Squad Shout-Out: DCR's Universal Access Program

Squad Shout-Out: DCR's Universal Access Program

Today's Shout-Out  honors the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation's Universal Access Program (DCR's Universal Access Program), an organization dedicated to providing outdoor recreation opportunities in Massachusetts State Parks for visitors of all abilities.

Rolling With the Punches

Rolling With the Punches

What is that saying? "You can't choose what happens to you, but you can choose how you react to it." I didn't choose to get sick. I didn't choose to experience chronic pain, widespread inflammation, motor control difficulties, and more. I didn't choose any of that, but I choose to use a wheelchair.