4 Ways to Have a Blast at Camp Carefree

101 Mobility Experiences the Ultimate Adventure at MDA Summer Camp MDA Summer Camp is a magical, weeklong adventure for kids with neuromuscular diseases and conditions at Camp Carefree in Stokesdale, NC. This summer, our very own Jack Shoemaker, owner of 101 Mobility Triad, along with 101 Mobility’s social team enjoyed a day at camp with…

Wheelchair Games Spark Competition Despite Physical Conditions

For someone who, at first, did not know much about disabilities, learning about the 2013 Wheelchair Games was a mind-altering experience. This year, over 600 veterans with spinal cord injuries, neurological conditions, amputations, and other mobility impairments flocked to Tampa, FL to compete. Last week, I was fortunate enough to interview two volunteers from the…

What is a service dog?

101 Mobility learns about Service Assistance Dogs and More from paws4people! 101 Mobility recently met with Founder, Kyria Henry and Executive Director, Terry Henry of paws4people™, to learn about service canines. Kyria and Terry brought two service dogs with them to demonstrate what these amazingly intelligent and skilled animals are capable of. What is paws4people™?…

How to Celebrate Special Needs Teacher Appreciation Day

by Michelle Seitzer Teachers are with your children for at least 7 hours a day, 5 days a week, 9 months of the year… and sometimes more. Even when they’re not at school, they’re thinking of your children in some way — grading papers, creating lesson plans, brainstorming solutions for various classroom challenges. Good news:…

ALS (Lou Gherigs Disease) and my walk to defeat it

I had never really heard of ALS, (Lou Gherigs Disease)….until it happened to someone I knew.  It was my last year of high school when I learned that one of my best friend’s fathers, Dennis was diagnosed with ALS. Dennis was our town Magistrate, he was educated, personable and loved his family. At the time…

Hotwheels versus 101 Mobility in Adaptive Hockey

Power wheelchair hockey is a form of adaptable street hockey in which all players use a wheelchair or power chair. Power wheelchair hockey provides a physical and competitive outlet for people with Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy and Autism among other disabilities. I recently had the opportunity to play against a local team founded by Hoggard High School Senior,…

Joel Brenner, 101 Mobility Marketing Director’s Letter to Employees

Connections between 101 Mobility and the Local Disability Resource center put us in touch with Vanessa Bishop, the Lead Teacher for the Specially Designed Academics – Daily Living class at Codington Elementary. We spent some time on the phone with Ms. Bishop earlier this week pre-planning, then today Joseph, Ben, Monique and I went to…