Ability Center Blog

Our blog can be quirky, fun and educational but the ultimate goal is to bring mobility industry news to you. New product launches, differences between products, Ability Center news, and much more!

Visit us at our new Orlando and Sarasota locations. Exciting news, Floridians – we’ve just opened two new dealerships near you! We’ve been planning an expansion into the East Coast for a while now, and we’re finally putting down roots in Sarasota and Orlando. For years, we’ve been proudly serving customers out of dealerships limited…

As you search for a wheelchair-accessible vehicle, one major choice you’ll have to make is whether a side-entry or rear-entry wheelchair van works best for you. We break down the differences between the two types of vehicles — along with some questions to ask along the way — to help find the perfect vehicle for…

If you’re in the market for an accessible vehicle, chances are you’re debating whether you should purchase a new or used wheelchair van. Explore the different factors that qualify an accessible vehicle as either new or used — as well as their relative benefits — to get started finding the right mobility solutions for your lifestyle! New Vs….

As a valued member of the Ability Center community, your safety and wellbeing are our top priority. With continued news around coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to personally share the steps we are taking to protect all customers and employees. We are carefully monitoring the situation and following guidance from the World Health Organization and other…

To plan a wheelchair van conversion for your current vehicle or purchase a one for sale? That is the question. Identifying the right accessible vehicle for your lifestyle can take a bit of research — luckily, our Mobility Specialists are here to help you find the answer. This quick guide will help you decide whether…

We’ve all seen the paint-lined parking spaces reserved for wheelchair vans and other accessible vehicles — but how often is there something parked there that shouldn’t be? Whether hazard lights are flashing in a “one moment, we’ll be right back” way or just plain parked, it’s a problem. That’s why BraunAbility launched the Drive for…

Are you a Veteran with a disability related to your military service that prevents you from driving?   If so, you may be able to get financial assistance / disability compensation.   The VA has a program for auto allowances that includes adaptive equipment and wheelchair accessible vans to help you get back on the road. Can...
At Ability Center, it is our belief that the more you know about a potential client, the better the recommended solution, whether a wheelchair van or wheelchair accessible SUV, will be, and the client will be that much better served by their ultimate mobility solution. When we first meet a client, we like to take...
A Wheelchair Van for Vivianna If you have had the pleasure of meeting this sweet, little girl named Vivianna (a.k.a Vivi), you would know that she leaves a lasting impression on those with whom she comes in contact.  It doesn’t matter what kind of day she is having, she will always find a way to...