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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Bonnaroo and More: Making Music Festivals Accessible

Bonnaroo Music Festival is just around the corner. Discover popular music festivals accessible accommodations and prepare for your next trip!

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Christmas Gift & Toys Ideas for Kids in a Wheelchair

Christmas is around the corner! Here are the best gifts & toys ideas to bring happiness to kids in a wheelchair.

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Power Behind the Sport of Power Soccer

Power soccer is an outlet for some athletes to express a level of independence and competitiveness that isn't available in other facets of their lives.

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How to Qualify for Social Security Disability

The process for qualifying for Social Security disability after a spinal cord injury can seem daunting, but resources are available. Get started here.

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Road Safety Advice for Wheelchair Users

BraunAbility’s 12 must-have items for your wheelchair accessible vehicle and road safety advice to make your trips – both long and local – a breeze.

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Road Trip 101 with the Twardowskis

Road trip 101: Wheelchair van travel opens up this world to explore. See tips to make a road trip stress-free and accessible.

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San Antonio's Accessible Amusement Park

Morgan's Wonderland in San Antonio, TX was built by a father for his daughter, but now this accessible amusement park has visitors from all over the world.

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SAWs Builds Ramps to the World

BraunAbility employees volunteered with the Indianapolis non-profit SAWs to build wheelchair ramps, helping owners free themselves from their homes.

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Service Dogs: Challenges and Rewards of Owning One

Service dogs are not just your pet, they also involve extreme care. While the benefits of a service dog are numerous, keep in mind the responsibilities too.

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Service Dog Fraud: A Service Dog is More Than Just a Vest

September is National Service Dog Month, a time to celebrate dogs that have been trained to assist a person with a disability to increase independence.

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Some Words of Wisdom for the Newly Diagnosed

What to expect and how to cope when diagnosed with a chronic disease or disability.

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Songs of Love Foundation Writes Unique Songs for Sick Kids

It's a thrill when you hear a song with your name in it, but what if you heard a song that was completely about you? That's where Songs of Love comes in.

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A Road Trip Checklist Making Accessible Trips More Fun

An Accessible road trip can best be tackled with an accessible road trip checklist. Think ahead, and don't be left high and dry in the heat of summer!

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Teaching Kids About Disabilities & Inclusion

There's a wrong way to teach your child about disabilities. Check here first at our handy guide for parents on ways of teaching kids about disabilities.

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5 Ways Universal Design Affects Everyone

Universal design - the concept of making things usable, easy and accessible for everyone - has a tendency to be mistaken for the American Disabilities Act.

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Handicap Parking Signs | Handicap Parking Permit

A little blue sign can be found in every parking lot in America, but where did those iconic handicap parking signs come from? Learn the history and significance.

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The Top 10 Wheelchair Accessible Cities of the US

From Texas to Washington, these are the top 10 wheelchair accessible cities in the US; find a reason to visit or to relocate!

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Tips for Traveling in a Wheelchair Van

What happens when you are traveling in a wheelchair van and something goes awry? BraunAbility's expansive dealer network is nearby and can help.

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Universal Design 101 with Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D.

We take a look into the concept of universal design and learn what it means for the future of homes in the United States.

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Wheelchair Ramp | Handicap Ramps

Wheelchair ramps are a mobility must and made of materials including aluminum or steel handicap ramps, wooden ramps, concrete, or portable wheelchair ramps.

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Windy City Weekend: Chicago with the Twardowskis

Planning a trip to Chicago? Add these accessible destinations, including restaurants and accommodations, to your list for an authentic Chicago experience.

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