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….

INFOGRAPHIC: Caregivers

November is National Caregivers Month, and 101 Mobility wants all caregivers to know how much we appreciate them! Check out this infographic that outlines some specifics about these super heroes. Click here for a larger image. 101 Mobility assists caregivers every day with quality accessibility equipment such as stair lifts, patient lifts, and more. If…

Custom Wheelchair Costumes Raise Halloween Spirits!

For the third year in a row, the 101 Mobility team built custom wheelchair costumes for the special needs class at Codington Elementary School in Wilmington, NC! From a dazzling cupcake to a fierce Red Baron costume, the kids flaunted their transformation in a school-wide parade with parents, families, teachers, the media, and the entire…

Read this, 4 Jake’s Sake

Jake, a spirited 11-year-old who loves video games, social studies, and watching videos on YouTube, was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at age 7. Since then, Jake’s friends and family launched 4 Jake’s Sake to raise funds and awareness for Jake’s condition. The project’s launch has raised over $12,500 for a home elevator so Jake…

You have to play the cards you’re dealt.

Earlier this week we spoke with Donna Freitas and her family in Carver, Massachusetts. Donna and her husband Dave have three children Danielle 31, Deanna 17, and David 15. Five years ago a fully healthy family was faced with a difficult new reality. Both Deanna and David started becoming increasingly sick for no apparent reason….

The Benefits of Hand Cycling

The Background of Hand Cycling Cycling has grown in popularity as a form of recreation and daily transportation. Riding a bike is a wonderful way to enjoy being outdoors, enhance cardiovascular health or socialize with family and friends. A great form of increasing physical activity, cycling also spares weight-bearing joints by being low-impact. With technological…

What you need to know about ALS (and our Ice Bucket Challenge!)

This week, the 101 Mobility corporate office accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. We are absolutely honored to help raise awareness for a cause that affects so many people and many of our clients. We are happy to take part in the efforts to raise awareness, give back to our community, and contribute to finding…

7 Creative Back-to-School DIY Projects

It’s that time of year again! Students are heading back on the bus and into the classroom for another year of school. These are some of 101 Mobility’s favorite crafts for you and your little scholar to do together to get ready for the school year. Check them out! . 1. Homework Station Having a…