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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!

Shopping for new mobility equipment can sometimes feel a little overwhelming – with all the options, modifications and technology, how do you make sure you find the perfect fit? That’s where a Mobility Specialist comes in. Mobility Specialists help make the buying process easier when it comes to all things assistive technology. From accessible trucks,…

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…

The Latest and Emerging Treatments for Cerebral Palsy Cerebral palsy is a difficult condition for many reasons, not least of which because there is no cure. This neurological condition is caused by brain damage that is irreversible. This does not mean, however, that there is no hope for children diagnosed with cerebral palsy. In fact,...
Fold-Out Ramp vs In-Floor Ramps.What's the Difference? When shopping for a side-entry wheelchair accessible minivan, a major decision is which type of ramp is best for you; fold-out or in-floor.  To help you with your decision, we've listed some key differences in the ramp styles for wheelchair vans below but before we begin, here is...
Holiday Gift Guide Getting gifts for those with mobility challenges can be, well, a challenge.  People who have limited hand functionality, or use a wheelchair make traditional gifts completely impractical.  Here are some suggestions for gifts that will not only delight but may even make someone's day a little easier. Adaptive Clothing - Tommy Hilfiger...
Movies, Television Shows, and Documentaries Starring People with Disabilities We've been pleasantly surprised lately to see so many documentaries about people with disabilities get mainstream publicity.   Think of where we've come just in the past decade with awareness and education through the explosion of social media.  These films and television shows will help all...
New Year's Resolutions That Are Actually Fun! If you are like us, each year we try to set goals to better ourselves, get in better shape, drink less, blah, blah, blah!  What if we tried some things that would be fun and unique and would indirectly enhance our lives?!?  Are you game? 1. Take more...
Wheelchair Vans - Helping to Make You More Independent 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...

Tips for Choosing a Wheelchair Van for Your Transportation Needs Handicap vans have been giving individuals with disabilities improved access to public places for many years now. Over the years, there have been many new innovations in mobility equipment and in the overall functionality of mobility vans. As a result, today’s handicap vans can be…

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