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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Accessing Accessibility: Everything You Need to Know About Ramps & Driving Aids

Finding the right kind of ramps for wheelchairs can be difficult. Read on to find out how to choose ramps and driving aids that are suited to your needs.

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A Caregiver's Guide to Creating 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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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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Where to Buy a Wheelchair: 5 Things to Know Before You Buy

Purchasing a wheelchair is a big investment. So, which one is best for your particular needs? Here are 5 important things to know before you buy a wheelchair.

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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 and Wheelchair Workouts

Mobility workouts or wheelchair workouts can look different, but some basic chair exercises work your arms, shoulders and core.

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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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9 Ways to Create a Handicap Accessible Home

When looking to make a home wheelchair accessible, expert Rosemarie Rossetti says focusing your budget on the kitchen and bathrooms is a smart investment.

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Able Flight Brings Wheels to the Sky

Charles Stites founded the non-profit group, Able Flight. The organization 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: More to do with Disabilities Than You Think

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

Still need help with gift ideas for a wheelchair user in your life? Complete your Christmas shopping and get them something they actually want this year!

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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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First Semi-Autonomous Vehicle License Given to IndyCar Team Owner

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 Parking Permit or Handicap Placard

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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