Refuel and Rejuvenate At Abilities Expo New York Metro

East coasters, or anyone within striking distance, gear up for Abilities Expo New York Metro! From May 5-7, 2017, the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center will transform into a playground and informational hub for the disabled and their caregivers. The three-day event is jam-packed with cutting edge technology exhibits, participatory adaptive sports demos, practical […]

Stroke by Stroke: Moving Forward with Mallory Weggemann

Editor’s Note: At 18 years old, Mallory Weggemann walked into the hospital for an epidural she was receiving as part of a standard course of treatment for residual pain from a prior case of shingles. As a result of an injection gone wrong, she did not walk back out of the hospital. Despite becoming paralyzed, […]

Ki Mobility Celebrates 10 Years of Better Wheelchair Design

Join us in celebrating a very special birthday in the complex rehab field!  Wheelchair manufacturer Ki Mobility is celebrating 10 years of providing great product and service through better design for people facing mobility challenges.  To commemorate their anniversary, Ki Mobility is celebrating by doing what they do best – giving back to the community […]

College Funding Programs for Students with a Disability

  Without a doubt, college funding is a big investment. Whether your child has a disability or not, it is costly for all families. According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2014–2015 school year was $31,231 at private colleges, $9,139 for state residents at public colleges, and $22,958 for out-of-state residents attending public […]

Ms. Wheelchair California Foundation Empowers Others Through Their Stories

Editor's Note: The Ms. Wheelchair California Foundation is the only, official state pageant recognized by Ms. Wheelchair America. All of their titleholders progress to compete for the Ms. Wheelchair America title. Wheel:Life had the honor of interviewing two of their titleholders - Ms. Wheelchair California 2010, Jennifer Kumiyama and Ms. Wheelchair California 2015, Dr. Alette […]

The Abilities Expo: Connecting the Community, One Stop at a Time

Have you been to the Abilities Expo? Here's where you should go, and why, to connect with friends who have similar interests nationwide! Abilities Expo CEO David Korse shares highlights from the roadshow below: The Abilities Expo is a series of events held across the United States specifically for individuals with disabilities. Eighty percent of […]

Get Out, Enjoy Life Photo Contest: 10 Honorable Mentions

With so many great photos to choose from, selecting the winners for our annual Get Out Enjoy Life Photo Contest with SPORTS 'N SPOKES magazine is always a difficult decision. In 2014, Regina Cake won first place in the Get Out Enjoy Life Photo Contest with her taking the roads by storm in her adaptive, hot pink […]

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