Automated vehicles are, without a doubt, the next frontier in automotive innovation. The world waits on and debates the efficacy of self-driving cars and throws around statistics about traffic fatalities to push the agenda. But a far more compelling argument exists, and no one is talking about it. BraunAbility has always held the firm belief… Read Article

BraunAbility has been alongside Tom Turner longer than anyone else in his life, with the exception of his parents. For over 30 years he’s relied on us for everything, whether camping in the Adirondacks or getting to his job as a deejay at his high school radio station or taking classes at his local community… Read Article

The 2016 Toyota Sienna has achieved a new standard in style and technology, earning it a ranking of Best Minivan from Edmunds.com and Parents Magazine. What does this mean if you’re considering a BraunAbility Toyota wheelchair van? You’re looking at the ultimate in accessibility, design, and gadgetry. Here are some highlights to consider: The Sienna comes with a… Read Article

I first found Zach Anner, a comedian with cerebral palsy, when a friend shared one of Zach’s “Workout Wednesday” videos to Facebook. I started laughing so hard, tears were running down my face, and before the clip had ended I sent it to my mom and binge-watched as many as I could for the next… Read Article

Collene Van Noord was one of last year’s NMEDA Local Heroes contest winners. The former superintendent of a Pennsylvania K-12 school district had just retired the previous year and a little over six months later was in a serious car accident after dropping her husband off at the airport. Collene, of Michigan, became a T6 paraplegic… Read Article

National Mobility Awareness Month comes and goes with some people unaware it’s even happening. I’m guilty of enjoying the silly holidays like National Wine Day (May 25) and National Splurge Day (June 18), but when an important awareness event comes along like this, it’s difficult to know what to do to “celebrate.” The National Mobility… Read Article

By: Reid Davenport, award-winning documentarian As an undergraduate student, I was supposed to study abroad in Florence.  My application to a program was accepted, my passport was at hand, and it seemed like the only thing left to do was pack my bags. Worrying about “accessible travel” was furthest from my mind as I considered the… Read Article

By: Cara Liebowitz, Blogger and Disability Right’s Activist  Recently, I was in Washington D.C. for a speaking engagement.  After the event was over, a friend and I went out to dinner. I began to worry about how I would get back to my hotel in an unfamiliar city. I was reluctant to sit out and… Read Article

Social Security disability insurance is in trouble and has been for quite some time. Under the disability arm of Social Security, the program provides partial wage replacement and access to health insurance to Americans who are unable to work because of their disability. However, the trust fund disability draws from is running dry and absent… Read Article