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

June 15th, 2022 by
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…

A Comprehensive Guide to Handicap Parking

March 26th, 2022 by
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Everyone deserves to enjoy the best possible quality of life available to them. For the 18+ million Americans living with mobility issues, this means being able to access the same places anyone else can — including hospitals, retail establishments, restaurants, and other facilities. Handicap parking is one of the greatest barriers to accessibility, and contributes…

2022 Paralympic Winter Games: Big Wins for China, Ukraine

March 22nd, 2022 by
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The 2022 Paralympic Winter Games came to a close March 13 after nine days of competition, with 78 events in total. China took home the most medals, with 61 overall; 18 gold medals, 20 silver and 23 bronze. China’s Paralympics ice hockey team scored a bronze medal, the team’s first medal in its five year…

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These 2 Wheelchair Vans Are Great for Dealers and Fleets

March 15th, 2022 by
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Commercial fleets face a unique challenge in that they need reliable vehicles, but some models can be cost prohibitive. This is especially true for those in need of wheelchair accessible vehicles for their commercial fleet, as there are less eligible models available. In recent years, the Dodge Grand Caravan and the non-hybrid Toyota Sienna have…

Can You Make an SUV Wheelchair Accessible?

March 5th, 2022 by

If you or someone you love suddenly needs a wheelchair to get around, the way you go about your daily routine will undergo some changes. One of those changes will be your vehicle. You will need a vehicle that will accommodate you and your needs. And you’ll be interested to know that Freedom Motors can help you…

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