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!
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...
Thankful for Safe Mobility Equipment - Customer Story Many people are not aware that all mobility equipment is not created equal.   There are hundreds of mobility solutions on the market that are only sold on the Internet, which can save consumers money, however many of those products are not tested for safety or reliability. Ability...
BraunAbility Launches the 2019 Honda Odyssey Find Your Go...with the all 2019 Honda Odyssey with an in-floor ramp from BraunAbility.  The new body style on the Honda Odyssey for 2019 is stylish and sleek.  Couple that with the added features of the BraunAbility ramp system and you have a winner! Infloor Honda Odyssey Features: Infloor...
Mobility Scooters - What's The Difference? We did a little research and there are over a dozen manufacturers of scooters, and those manufacturers make dozens of models...that equates to hundreds of scooters on the market.  What's the difference between all these models?  Which is right for you? Scooters are great for anyone who has difficulty...
Options for Wheelchair Vehicles - New vs Used There are many options when shopping for wheelchair-accessible vehicles; side-entry, rear-entry, power, manual, etc.  But something a little less familiar is something we called New, Used, New-Used, Used-Used...what does that mean? New-New Wheelchair Van Vehicle and Conversion This is the terminology we used for a brand new...
Give the Gift of Charity As we enter the holiday season, what better way to show your appreciation than to give the gift of giving.  We all are busy decorating our houses and shopping for those perfect gifts for loved ones as it's an exciting time of year. What if we all donated a little...
Books, Movies and Documentaries on / by People with Disabilities We've come across some fabulous books and movies on people with disabilities; either written by or written about.  Here are some of our favorites - feel free to share any you think are noteworthy! Books: Too Late to Die Young by Harriet McBryde Johnson Summary: Due...