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…

10 Actors and Actresses with disAbilities

At 101 Mobility, we love when people with disAbilities get representation in the media. Check out just a few of our favorite actors and actresses with disAbilities! 1. R.J. Mitte—Cerebral Palsy R.J. Mitte was launched into fame by his role as Walter Jr.—who also has cerebral palsy—on AMC’s critically acclaimed series Breaking Bad. This gave him…

6 DIY Crafts for the 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July! Whether you’re hosting a BBQ or just love crafts,  there are plenty creative ways to demonstrate your American pride. Here are some of 101 Mobility’s favorite super fun and simple DIY projects for July 4th!  1. Flag and Carnation Centerpieces These adorable centerpieces from Heritage Schoolhouse couldn’t be simpler! With just a flag, a…

They Will Surf Again – Life Rolls On Carolina Beach

Saturday was one of those days you want to try and keep alive forever. Carolina Beach was teeming with the excitement of over 200 volunteers and 40 adaptive surfers. Jesse Billauer, founder of Life Rolls On and Kevin Murphy of Odysea Surf and Kiteboard School  and Ocean Cure teamed up to host the first Life…

MDA Summer Camp Costume Parade: Dragons, Fairies, and Gargoyles – Oh my!

Camp is in session! At this year’s MDA Summer Camp, campers had the chance to show off their stellar Sci-Fi themed wheelchair costumes. Volunteers from 101 Mobility’s technical and design department helped create costume ideas for the campers. Throughout the week, the campers and counselors brought the ideas to life with a little help from…

All eyes on Erika King, the 12-year-old fighter for MDA

You may remember our interview back in January with Erika King, 101 Mobility’s “Person to Watch.” She is the 12-year-old rock star who raised over $3,000 for the MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association) to fight muscular dystrophy. We recently caught up with Erika and, to no surprise, she continues to exceed fundraising goals and inspire those around…

16 Valuable Pieces of Life Advice from the Elderly

It’s undeniable that the older and aging generation is seasoned with a particular type of wisdom that is unattainable at a younger age. When asked for life advice, members of the elderly community were eager to share their thought provoking, heartwarming, and truly incredible opinions. Below are some of our favorites: Travel! Life is too…

23 Quotes By Maya Angelou That Will Change Your Life

Life Changing Quotes from a Legend Dr. Maya Angelou was known for making the English language ‘sing’. The renowned poet, author, and civil rights activist passed away today in her hometown of Winston-Salem, NC. Born in 1928, she led a triumphant and rich life. Dr. Angelou tirelessly gave her talents to the world – and we are…

10 Tips From Mom To Turn Your Week Around

We’ve all been there: struggling to get through the week. Whether it’s work, stress, a fight, or you’re just feeling blah, there’s that one person we always call to talk us into our senses: mom. Below are some tips from mom to help you get through the week! 1. Set a time limit for your temper….

Fun in the Sun at the Special Olympics!

The sunshine was abundant as volunteers, athletes, and news crews gathered at UNC Wilmington’s track and field to begin the 2014 Special Olympics! Below are some of our favorite moments from the event–from softball tosses and sprints to high fives and ribbon awards! Ready, set, go! These runners sprinted their hearts out to the finish…