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Handicap Vans Help Improve Mobility If you or a loved one is physically challenged, getting around can be difficult.  It can be especially hard to find transportation from place to place because of the use of a wheelchair.  Handicap vans are the best way to transport those who are in wheelchairs or scooters.  The use...
Finding a Wheelchair Van to Suit Your Needs A wheelchair van can greatly improve the quality of life for those who are wheelchair users.  Often, mobility is an issue for people who are wheelchair-bound.  The best option to increase mobility is to choose a wheelchair-accessible vehicle.  There are many options to choose from, with one...
How To Choose Between The Handicap Vans That Are Available Today Handicap vans are becoming more and more popular as individuals who are wheelchair-bound look for ways in which they can get from place to place without relying on someone else. With the right van, you could be well on your way to complete and...
Understanding Complex Rehab Funding By Kevin Phillips, CRTS. ATP/SMS If you think funding for equipment is bad today, think about this: When your grandfather was a young man, there was no funding for wheelchairs. Individual ownership of a wheelchair was rare. In fact, “wheelchairs” were better known as “invalid chairs,” and most were owned by...
Factors to Consider When Purchasing a Wheelchair Van These days, traveling by car is often necessary. For those living with disabilities, accessibility can be a challenge. Fortunately, through contemporary technology and handicap accessibility laws, mobility is easier than ever. The ability to convert an ordinary van into an accessible wheelchair van has made daily living...
Transportation Solutions for Active Lifestyles If you have worked in the mobility industry for any length of time, you have probably seen this: A recently injured man rolled across the parking lot of the store where we offer accessible vehicles. He approached with a beaming smile and began to extol the virtues of his brand-new,...
Las Vegas Electrician Makes life Transitions Ability Center - Las Vegas There To Help "My, how our lives have changed in the last month. In 1987 I received a back injury while working as an Electrician in Las Vegas totally disabling me and causing back operations that were quite unsuccessful. As time has gone on...

Whether you’re looking to add accessible products to a car you already own or want to buy a new vehicle, driving with a disability is more attainable than you might think. Here are 10 useful wheelchair tips to help you achieve mobility independence. Make Lemons Out of Lemonade Transportation is one obstacle wheelchair users face…

VMI Announces Next Generation Slide-Away Platform Lift For Wheelchair Accessible Vans PHOENIX -- July 8, 2010 -- Vantage Mobility International (VMI) announced that its much anticipated next-generation Ricon Slide-Away platform lift for wheelchair-accessible vans is now available for purchase from VMI/Ricon dealers nationwide. As an innovative manufacturer and distributor of accessories and vehicles for mobility-restricted...