Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: Wheelchairs

A New Rule Means Some People With Wheelchairs Can’t Fly On American Airlines

John Morris calls himself an "aviation geek." He's a frequent flyer who, in his power wheelchair, has traveled to 46 countries. His goal is to visit every country. "I love air travel," he says. From...

Airlines damage 7,747 wheelchairs since January 2019

‘These medical devices are essentially a part of a disabled person’s body,’ says US senator Airlines in America have damaged thousands of passengers’ wheelchairs so far this year, according to new figures. Between January and September...

Accessible Hunter creator inspires others to get back into the woods

It was, for Greg Traynor, a moment of revelation. It was autumn, his favorite time of year. And he was in the woods, archery hunting, his most cherished outdoor activity among many. The sun was shining...

iBOT, The Ferrari Of Wheelchairs, Offers A Lot More Than Just Mobility

https://youtu.be/iwWZhQewVd8 It may look liked a souped-up electric wheelchair, but CBSN New York's Dr. Max Gomez says it's so much more. NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There has been a breakthrough for people who’ve lost their...

3-week wait for wheelchair repair shows system is ‘broken,’ says Toronto man

Problem is province-wide, advocacy organization says A Toronto man says he's been left stranded as he waits for repairs to devices on which he depends daily, including his electric wheelchair. Joshua Dvorkin, 44, is quadriplegic and...

OmniBot – Rise Your Freedom

New-generation robotic mobility devices for people with disabilities Visit www.irise.bg for more information

Ink Master ‘Wheels of Art’ Challenge

https://youtu.be/yD7BKYdcB8Y This challenge is all about the canvases. The artists get the chance to design custom wheelchair spoke guards. New episodes premiere Tuesdays at 10/9c on Paramount Network.

Quadriplegic Man Uses His Face to Move Wheelchair

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zARSY2UuEB4 Jim Ryan was a pilot for 38 years but that all changed three years ago while on vacation in Hawaii with his wife, Isabelle. "We were just in the water cooling off, so the wave...

Off the cuff: How I fell in love with my wheelchair

Don’t ever call me ‘wheelchair bound’. My wheelchair doesn’t bind me — it liberates me The wheelchair represents many different things, depending on the beholder’s personal experience. Many is the time I have been acutely...

This 91-year-old veteran created the first dog wheelchair, saving thousands of animals

https://youtu.be/VYbp42-Dqy0 “Dogs, cats, snakes, anything. People fall in love with them. There’s no replacement. They fill a chunk of life that no other being can." OXFORD, Maryland — Doctor Lincoln Parkes is no stranger to...