Welcome to the BraunAbility Article Library

The BraunAbility article library is your source for articles on varying industry topics including disability rights, accessible living, product service and maintenance tips, plus additional updates on mobility solutions such as wheelchair accessible vehicles and lifts for full size vans.  Don't see what you are looking for? Send us an email at suggestions@braunability.com with requests and suggestions.

Handicap Parking Violations: Not a Victimless Crime

Handicap parking violations don't just happen because people are lazy, in fact, most of the time its a lack of education causing the infraction.

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Not a Wheelchair User: 3 Reasons Why We Need Person-First Language

It's time to advance the discussion about person-first language and why I am not a "wheelchair user" just like you aren't a "hat wearer."

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Ralph Braun Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Two months after his passing, our founder and CEO, Ralph Braun, was honored posthumously with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Ralph Braun Honored with Spirit of Innovation Award

Our founder Ralph Braun was recently honored with the Gerald I. Lamkin Fellow Award for Outstanding Achievement for Innovation and Service.

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The ADA and the Spirit of Self-Advocacy

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the ground-breaking signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, opening the doors for people with disabilities.

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The Future of Social Security

Social Security Disability funds will be depleted by the end of the year if corrective action isn't taken. BraunAbility owner Tim Andrews waits uncertainly.

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Wheelchair Van or Handicap Van?

Our conversion vans enable our customers, but some people still call them "handicapped." What is it: handicap van or wheelchair van?

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Driving with Disabilities - Tips for a Smooth Journey

If you or a loved one has a disability, transportation can present a challenge. Renting a handicap van can help you confront these challenges confidently.

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Driving in a Wheelchair: 3 Reasons to Get Back on the Road

People can make the decision to outfit their existing car or buy a pre-modified one to ensure their driving in a wheelchair is the most comfortable option.

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3 Vacation Goals to Achieve With Your Handicap Van

Being in a wheelchair does not confine you from the great outdoors. A handicap van is the perfect base camp for exploring escapist places. Learn more here!

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5 Reasons Why Wheelchair Marathons are Fun and Important

Considering entering a wheelchair marathon? Here are 5 reasons why they're fun and important for mental health, as well. Click here.

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Building a Temporary Wooden Wheelchair Ramp

Looking to build a temporary wheelchair ramp? Look no further; here is everything you need to know about building a temporary wooden wheelchair ramp.

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Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for Wheelchair Users

Click here to find the top 10 new year's resolutions for wheelchair users. These 10 resolutions will inspire and motivate anyone and everyone.

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5 Tips for Renting a Wheelchair Van

Renting a wheelchair van comes with a lot of responsibilities - and a lot of questions! Ease your worries with these tips so you can care for your loved one.

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Disabled-Friendly Floor Plans: The Best Layouts for Handicap Accessible Homes

Are you looking to move to a house that makes life in a wheelchair easy? Click here for some layouts for handicap accessible homes.

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