Enjoy an Accessible Memorial Day Weekend Getaway

Now that the summer sun is peeking out of the clouds and Memorial Day is around the corner, it’s time to plan a weekend getaway! If you’re looking for an accessible place to stay over the holiday, Airbnb is now offering new features to meet your needs. Earlier this spring, the company introduced 21 new […]

Tips and Tools for Tackling the Winter Weather

Winter can be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most difficult, especially for people with disabilities. “This time of the year is when our resources can really come in handy for a lot of people,” said Brian Norton, the director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “Winter can […]

Traveling with Disability: Plan, Prepare … and Have Fun!

People with disabilities can enjoy nearly all the same pleasurable fruits of life as those without disability, though it may take a little more planning and preparation. That’s true of many leisurely pursuits, including traveling – whether it’s across the globe, to another state or even within your own city. This is especially the case […]

Roll Further Faster with IntelliWheels

Moving freely in a standard manual wheelchair is often a difficult task for individuals living with disabilities. IntelliWheels Easy Push makes pushing a wheelchair twice as easy. The Easy Push employs gears in each wheel to make it easier to move in whatever direction you choose — over any surface. The gears do the all the […]

The Driving Force to Overcome

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing Getting behind the wheel of a car is a big deal. Now you have control of a machine that weighs a few thousand pounds. And now you have to navigate that vehicle in and out of traffic, dealing with weather hazards and all the temperaments of other drivers on the […]

3 steps to make airline travel easier for people with mobility challenges

As we are coming upon the holiday season, many people are planning holiday travel and a lot of folks will be flying to get to their destination. Traveling by plane can be stressful and for those with special needs it can provide even more challenges. According to U.S. Census nearly 20% of the population has […]