Accessible Living - BraunAbility Article Library

In this section of the BraunAbility article library we focus on accessible living that range in topics from air travel 101 for wheelchair users to college tips for students with disabilities.
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How to Create a Handicap Accessible House

If someone you live with has a disability, it is important to ensure that you're living in a handicap accessible house. Here's a simple guide to help you out.

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COVID-19 Risk Higher for Disabilities

The 2020 outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is a major threat to members of the population with chronic diseases or disabilities.

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Are You Ready for REAL ID? | Real ID

Ready for REAL ID? Every air traveler over the age of 18 will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or another acceptable form of ID to fly within the U.S.

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Accessible Travel Spring Break Destinations

Accessible (and affordable!) Spring Break destinations are out there, and they are fun for the whole family. Visit Arizona, California, or Florida for an unfailingly good time.

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Celebrate Caregivers This Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, we looked at ways of showing our love for the caregivers in our lives. According to a poll, half of respondents say they wish they were thanked more often for what they do.

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Wheelchair Exercises | Chair Exercises

Wheelchair exercises can look different, but some basic chair exercises work your arms, shoulders, and core right from your home gym.

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Rocking Your Personal Fashion from a Wheelchair

Priscilla Hedlin, mother of three and author of the WheelchairMommy blog, shares her tips on how to hit all of your holiday parties in style this season.

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3 Tips to Handicap Parking

Brett Eastburn has driven around the country showing his disability is really an ability, but competing for handicap accessible parking is a challenge.

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Able Flight Brings Wheels to the Sky

Able Flight works to give scholarships to people who have physical disabilities for the purpose of obtaining a Sport Pilot license.

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November is National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to recognize the hard, unpaid work that members of our families provide for loved ones with health challenges.

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Flying with a Disability: Air Travel 101 for Wheelchair Users

Nervous about flying with a disability? Don't be! Our guest bloggers give you tips and tricks to make your next flight the most comfortable ever.

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What Are my Options for Accessible Travel?

Just getting started finding personal options for accessible travel? We've laid out your options with lifts, vans and financing your mobility aid of choice.

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Automated Vehicles & People with Disabilities

Imagine if someone with disabilities were able to operate their own vehicle because it drove itself? Introducing: the world of automated vehicles.

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California Organization Accesses Their Spirit of Ability

Access Leisure, an organization providing disabled community members over 500 recreational experiences annually, received the 5th Spirit of Ability award.

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Christmas Gift Ideas for a Wheelchair User

Best gifts for wheelchair users in your life! Complete your Christmas shopping and get gifts for people in wheelchairs that they want!

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College Tips for Students with a Disability

College can be an intimidating time with so many changes, but there are things that make adjusting a little easier if you have a disability on campus.

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Semi-Autonomous License Given to Sam Schmidt

Quadriplegic and former IndyCar racer Sam Schmidt today became the first person to receive a semi-autonomous vehicle license in the world.

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Getting Dogs Comfortable Around Wheelchairs

Questioning how to start getting dogs comfortable around wheelchairs? Learn pet behavior and tips to help your dog adjust to a wheelchair and their user.

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How to Get a Handicap Placard for Parking

If you have a temporary disability or a permanent disability, there is a handicap parking permit available for your needs through your local DMV.

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The Thrill of the Hunting from Your Wheelchair

Eric Corey created Turkey Tracks, an organization that pairs disabled and ambulatory hunters for a day to enjoy their passion of hunting.

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Michigan Power Hockey Team Prepares for Nationals

The Michigan Mustangs power hockey team may be wheelchair users, but they are athletes first, and prepared to defend their national title.

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