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BraunAbility is at the forefront of an industry dedicated to providing mobility solutions. Not long ago, this industry was referred to as "the disability industry". With our innovative, empowering products we have transformed the industry to be known as "the ability industry". In this section of our website, we pass along some of our knowledge to educate you about the topics and issues that affect your ability to be mobile.

ADA 20/20: Looking Back, Looking Forward on Mobility

ADA 20/20: Looking Back, Looking Forward on Mobility

July 26th marks the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. With this enactment, doors were opened (and widened) and accessibility finally enforced for people with disabilities nationwide. We've come far in the past 20 years, but plenty of obstacles to accessibility remain. With that in mind, The Braun Corporation and the American Occupational Therapy Association recently co-sponsored a panel discussion entitled, "ADA 20/20: Looking Back, Looking Forward on Mobility" at the National Press Club in Washington D.C.

ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Transportation Vehicles

ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Transportation Vehicles

This document provides minimum guidelines and requirements for accessibility standards to be issued by the Department of Transportation for transportation vehicles required to be accessible by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

Celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act 20th Anniversary

Celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act 20th Anniversary

The ADA gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in employment, State and local government services, public accommodations, transportation, and telecommunications.

Mobility Advice for Caretakers of Seniors

Mobility Advice for Caretakers of Seniors

Braun President Nick Gutwein is now the Mobility Issues expert on ParentGiving.com. The site offers advice from experts in all areas related to senior care. To post your question about seniors and mobility issues, visit Parentgiving.com and click on the “Blogs & Experts” tab.

National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE)

National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE)

NASDSE is a not-for-profit organization established in 1938 to promote and support education programs and related services for children and youth with disabilities in the United States and outlying areas. Education program development comprehends the mobility needs of children and youth with disabilities. Find out more at the NASDSE website.

 


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