TED Talks DisAbility

Last month, the TED Conferences held their annual gathering of innovators and influencers representing a variety of disciplines and industries. The main conference is held each year in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. From ground breaking discoveries in science to breathtaking musical performances and inspirational speakers, the goal of the project is to globally share these…

101 Mobility San Antonio ramps up the volume for MDA South Texas’ Muscle Walk!

This past Saturday, 101 Mobility San Antonio participated in MDA South Texas’ Muscle Walk. The event was a smashing success – participants raised over 135k to fund medical research and provide support for individuals and families affected by musculoskeletal diseases. Owner of 101 Mobility San Antonio Jill Taylor and her team donated a ramp rental…

101 Mobility vs. Hotwheels: Wheelchair Hockey Mayhem

On Saturday, March 22nd, ten brave representatives from 101 Mobility (and a few spunky cheerleaders) geared up to take on Wilmington’s own Hotwheels Power-Wheelchair Hockey Team. The stage was set at Hoggard High School for some fierce competition. Team 101 hoped to redeem themselves from a loss to the Hotwheel’s blazing offense back in the…

Sochi Update: Interview with the Ever Strong, Evan Strong

For the first time, snowboarding is a recognized sport in the Paralympics! The first gold medal in men’s Para-Snowboard Cross goes to American competitor Evan Strong, and what’s more, Team USA swept the medal podium. Such incredible events considering it wasn’t until May of last year that snowboarding was confirmed as a sport for the…

Sochi Update: USA Paralympic Sled Hockey Team

Here we are, six days into the 2014 Winter Paralympics, and the Team USA Sled Hockey Team has won two games: one against Italy and another against South Korea. Even though Team USA lost a tough game to Russia yesterday, their second place finish in Group B still qualifies them to advance to the semi-final…

2014 Paralympic Athlete Spotlights

On Friday, March 7, 2014, the Winter Paralympics will kick off in Sochi, Russia. Team USA is bringing the heat this year! Below we have profiled some of the toughest competitors on the slopes and ice. Omar Bermejo Bio: Marine Corp veteran Omar Bermejo is not easily cracked. The Michigan native completed four tours in…

Residential Wheelchair Ramps: The Basic Building Blocks for Your Home

Curious about installing a wheelchair ramp in your home? You’ve come to the right place. Installing a wheelchair ramp gives you and guests a safe and reliable way to access your home; anyone can use a ramp whether they need assistance walking or if they are in a wheelchair or scooter. Choosing the perfect ramp…

ADA Compliant Wheelchair Ramps: The Basic Building Blocks for your Business

According to ADA Guidelines (Americans with Disabilities Act), preexisting public buildings should be made accessible with features like a scooter or wheelchair ramp. Installing a feature like a ramp makes a business, organization, or place of worship not only more accessible, but more approachable for all! In particular, installing an ADA compliant wheelchair ramp ensures both…

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