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Driver Evaluators and Their Importance

ADED the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists is devoted primarily to the support of professionals working in the field of driver education and transportation equipment modification for persons with disabilities. Last week, they held their annual conference which was held in Jacksonville, FL.  The purpose of the co...


Boundless Playgrounds

Twice a month, I volunteer for an organization called KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now).  KEEN is a national, nonprofit volunteer-led organization that provides one-to-one recreational opportunities for children and young adults with mental and physical disabilities at no cost to their families and caregivers. Last Sunday, us ...


Used Wheelchair Vans – Shopping Tips

I get asked this question a lot, "What should I be looking for in a used wheelchair van"? First and foremost, do your due diligence, especially when finding that "smoking deal".  As the adage goes, if it looks to good to be true, it probably is.  With that said, there are many great used wheelchair vans out o n the market t...


How Do You Do It?

This seems like a completely random subject for a post, but part of the beauty of having your own blog is that you can satisfy random thoughts such as this.  Who I am specifically targeting with this question, "How do you do it?" is parents of children with disabilities.   I was approached by my boss this week who asked me t...


To Parents of Children who have Special Needs

I just spent a week back in wonderful Rhode Island visiting my family and friends.  These visits home are always filled with emotion, joy, fun and most of all reflection.  When you only see your parents once a year, it is strange to see how much they've aged.  I often wonder how much longer we will be blessed to have parents ...