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Cool Wheelchair Accessories: 10 Fun Accessories to Enhance Your Chair

August 3rd, 2022 by
Cool Wheelchair Accessories

Are you in the market for cool wheelchair accessories? Well, you’re in luck! Our Mobility Specialists have rounded up the latest gear to build top-of-the-line fun, creative, and pimped-out wheelchairs! So, if you’re looking for cute wheelchair accessories for your wheelchair accessible vehicle, keep reading. Something on this list is sure to be perfect for…

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The Best Vehicle Modifications for Disabled Drivers: A Complete Guide

August 1st, 2022 by
Driver power transfer seat in accessible Kia Soul

Are you looking for affordable and reliable vehicle modifications for disabled drivers? Transportation can be a huge hurdle and requires constant consideration when planning to travel. After all, when you have a disability, the experience of catching a taxi can be incredibly frustrating due to a lack of accessibility. Taxis and other popular ridesharing services…

4 Wheelchair Accessible Vans That Fit 2 Wheelchairs

July 14th, 2022 by
A wheelchair accessible Toyota Sienna outdoors with the ramp deployed.

Finding a wheelchair van that has the right accommodations for you or your family can be difficult. Makes and models that are available for accessible conversions change throughout the years, and each comes with its own unique set of features. One such feature that’s hard to find despite being in high demand is the ability…

Buying from Home: 3 Customers Happy They Bought A Wheelchair Vehicle Remotely

July 7th, 2022 by
Rachael, Kyle and Ruby admire their new van from Freedom Motors USA.

Buying a wheelchair accessible vehicle remotely can seem scary.  Each wheelchair user has unique needs, and it can be hard to tell if a vehicle fits those needs through just photos. There are many benefits to shopping wheelchair vehicles online which you may not have thought about. With Freedom Motors, your buying experience will delight…

Being ADA Compliant: Meaning, Importance, and How to Comply

June 15th, 2022 by
Americans With Disability Act book on wooden desk

Almost every business operating in the United States needs to be ADA-friendly if it wants to be compliant and avoid being sued. Unfortunately, many companies still don’t know what it means to be ADA compliant, which puts them at risk of suffering severe reputational and financial damage if the situation is not solved quickly and…

16 Must-Have Smart Devices for the Disabled

May 26th, 2022 by

Going through life with a disability is already a challenge, and the limited amount of options available for the disabled only makes it harder. With some 61 million Americans living with some form of disability, there’s been a focus on advancing technology to increase accessibility and minimize the difficulties of daily life. Devices for disabled…

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How Do You Get a Handicap Sticker?

April 21st, 2022 by
disabled parking space

Close to 26 million Americans report living with travel-limiting disabilities. For many of these people, the simple act of getting in their car or van and driving to the grocery store can become overwhelming, especially if they are required to walk or operate wheelchairs over long distances from their parked vehicles to their destination. Without…

Why This Family Wanted A Rear-Entry Wheelchair SUV From Freedom Motors

April 12th, 2022 by
Smiling family standing in front of their green vehicle with wheelchair user

Nicole and Chris Jonsson needed a new wheelchair vehicle to transport their son, Will. There was one thing they knew for sure: they didn’t want another side-entry vehicle. Side-entry vehicles come with lots of issues. Because the ramp deploys from the side of the vehicle, it can be difficult to find a parking space with…

5 Vehicles at New York Abilities Expo You Can’t Miss

April 5th, 2022 by
Promotional image of wheelchair suvs available at NY Abilities Expo

Every year the New York Abilities Expo showcases the latest innovative products and services designed to make life more accessible. The 2022 show is no different, which is why Freedom Motors USA will be attending and bringing several vehicles to provide demonstrations.  If you’re interested in seeing the latest developments in wheelchair accessible vehicles, drop…

A Parent’s Guide to Applying for Grants for Children with Disabilities

March 31st, 2022 by
A child in a classroom setting sits in a wheelchair

Becoming a parent is an adventure for anyone, and there is no single rulebook for raising children. This rings true for raising children with disabilities as well, and it’s often a “one step at a time” journey for everyone. Raising a child living with a disability can be difficult, but it can also be incredibly…

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