The Paralympics: More than Just Games

With the 2016 Rio Paralympics now in full swing, it is important to take a look at the greater picture. The Paralympic Games have come a long way since their inception, and continue to grow each and every year with the Rio Paralympics marking the largest athlete turnout to date. To all who are touched by…

Buddy “B1L” Elias – Adaptive Athlete and Mentor

We were introduced to Buddy through a mutual friend, and after learning more about him, could not pass up the opportunity to share his story.  Buddy Elias, or “Buddy 1 Leg,” is an adaptive athlete and mentor who has made it his personal mission to inspire others to never give up. We at 101 Mobility are always excited to…

5 Seated Exercises (With Videos)

We’ve all heard the benefits of exercise, from increased strength and weight loss to elevated mood, reduced risk of heart disease, and beyond. However, for many of us it is not as simple as going for a walk or bike ride. When dealing with a leg injury, knee pain, spinal cord injury, or other physical condition, the…

5 (Utterly Adorable) Wheelchair-Using Animals

Check out these five superstar animals who learned how to use a wheelchair Ready for a daily dose of “cuteness?” Perhaps with a dash of “inspiration?” If so, then 101 Mobility has a treat for you! We’ve collected five of the cutest animals (everything from pigs to fish) with disabilities from all over the Web….

5 Powerful Videos that Prove Love Knows No Disability

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.” -Maya Angelou February 14th is approaching quickly, and you know what that means… Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day is a yearly tradition celebrated in many countries throughout the world, a day set aside to honor romantic love…

“Epic” Home Makeover: “Sunshine,” 101 Mobility Reveal Remodel for Connor Bode

101 Mobility of North Georgia assists “Sunshine on a Ranney Day” in home makeover for special needs teen. The front yard lay scattered: a few firetrucks, a large inflatable slide, one police car, a shaved ice truck, and people as far as the eye could see. However, it was what happened inside the house that…

8 Most Powerful TED Talks on Disability

Have you ever watched a TED Talk? Since its creation in 1984, TED (which stands for “technology, entertainment, and design”) has grown from a yearly event to a viral video phenomenon. Featuring presentations from some of the brightest minds in science, philosophy, entertainment, business, philanthropy, and religion, the nonprofit organization has amassed a worldwide community…

Why We Love the ADA (And You Should Too!)

Did you know that the history of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) does not begin on July 26, 1990 at the White House? True, Congress did officially pass the ADA at that time; George H. W. Bush did sign it into law. However, the movement had already begun years before due to thousands of…

9 Inspirational Quotes on Overcoming Disability

Some people just know the right things to say – mom and dad, friends, teachers… When you’re in need of a pick-me-up, kind words can oftentimes be the best medicine. Here are 9 inspirational quotes that deal with overcoming disabilities. Which one is your favorite? Do you have a quote of your own that inspires…

16 Powerful Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes That Will Make You Think

Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as one of the most influential leaders in history. His ability to effectively communicate inspired many and created a unity and movement in millions. We asked some 101 Mobility employees to recall their favorite Martin Luther King Jr. quote, and here is what they came up with. . 1….