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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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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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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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 Ideas for Kids in a Wheelchair

It's that time of year again: here are the year's best Christmas gift idea for kids in a wheelchair, from toys to tech.

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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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Qualifying for Social Security Disability After a Spinal Cord Injury

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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Many saw on the Today show, Rachelle Friedman and her fiancé were grateful to receive a home makeover as part of NBC's George to the Rescue.

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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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