Electric Wheelchairs Are On The Roster Of New Emojis

Electric Wheelchairs Are On The Roster Of New Emojis

An electric wheelchair is just one of the new emojis that have joined the roster this year that represent people with different abilities. The new roster of emojis, introduced by the Unicode Consortium, includes both manual and electric wheelchairs for the first time,...
Hong Kong Airline Makes Travel Difficult For Wheelchair User

Hong Kong Airline Makes Travel Difficult For Wheelchair User

Having the best motorized wheelchair makes travel easier for people with disabilities, and the easily foldable Intellichair is the ideal travel companion. But an airline in Hong Kong made travel difficult for one Asian wheelchair user, Fox News reported, because she...
Bridal Shop’s Mannequin In A Wheelchair Grabs Attention

Bridal Shop’s Mannequin In A Wheelchair Grabs Attention

Having the best motorized wheelchair can help make your dreams come true, and a bridal shop in England is helping brides with mobility challenges visualize their wedding day dreams. The White Collection Bridal Boutique in Portishead, England, near Bristol, recently...
Toyota Contest Seeks Future Mobility Technology

Toyota Contest Seeks Future Mobility Technology

Toyota has chosen five finalists in a $4 million contest to devise the best motorized wheelchair of the future. The finalists in the “Mobility Unlimited Challenge” were announced this week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The three-year challenge...
Maker Brings Cosplay To People With Disabilities

Maker Brings Cosplay To People With Disabilities

You may see attendees in motorized wheelchairs at comic-book and fandom type conventions, but if you see some extreme cosplay going on, there’s a good chance that the organization Magic Wheelchair was involved. Magic Wheelchair, a non-profit organization that was...