Turtle Gets A LEGO ‘Wheelchair’ To Help It Get Around

Turtle Gets A LEGO ‘Wheelchair’ To Help It Get Around

Sometimes people who are healing from an injury have to use a motorized wheelchair until they are able to recover. When an Eastern box turtle in Maryland suffered an injury that required the animal to undergo surgery, it needed a little help getting around while it...
Community Rebuilds Deck For Disabled Veteran In Virginia

Community Rebuilds Deck For Disabled Veteran In Virginia

Many veterans are wheelchair users either because of injuries they sustain in the service of their country or because of their age. When Stanley Crane of Fredericksburg, Virginia needed a wheelchair lift, the Veterans Administration agreed to provide one. The problem...
Atlanta Wheelchair Users Sue City Over Broken Sidewalks

Atlanta Wheelchair Users Sue City Over Broken Sidewalks

The best electric wheelchairs were designed to help people who are not accustomed to using a manual wheelchair. Using manual wheelchairs can make it much more difficult to get around. Unfortunately, wheelchair users in Atlanta have found it difficult to get around...
TSA Agents Pat Down 96-Year-Old In Wheelchair

TSA Agents Pat Down 96-Year-Old In Wheelchair

Having a portable, motorized wheelchair makes traveling easier and more convenient. It gives you your freedom back. But a 96-year-old woman in a wheelchair what was patted down by Transportation Security Administration officials at Washington Dulles Airport did not...
Accessible Icon Is An Active Alternative To Wheelchair Symbol

Accessible Icon Is An Active Alternative To Wheelchair Symbol

The best motorized wheelchair allows people with mobility challenges to go places they could never go before. And the wheelchair symbol lets them know if a location is accessible for them. The wheelchair icon of a person sitting in a wheelchair in white on a blue...