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Veterans Safety Mobility Act moves forward

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09/29/2016

WASHINGTON – The Paralyzed Veterans of America has urged the Senate to follow the House of Representatives in passing a bill that would create standards for the provision of automobile adaptive equipment for veterans.

'Aging in place' bill introduced

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09/23/2016

WASHINGTON – Baby boomers looking to make their homes more accessibe could receive a $30,000 tax credit for their troubles.

Q&A: Rimassa 'steps up' for cause

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09/23/2016

In honor of United Cerebral Palsy’s STEPtember contest, Milena Rimassa, marketing communications manager at Convaid, has committed to walking 10,000 steps a day to raise $2,500 for those living with disabilities.

Reporter's notebook: Comfort Conversations creates connection

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09/23/2016

As a result of its new partnership with Comfort Medical, Wheel:Life has launched Comfort Conversations, a peer support program.

The clock is ticking on accessories bills

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09/09/2016

WASHINGTON – With lawmakers now back on Capitol Hill, the stakes are higher than ever for stakeholders to get complex rehab legislation passed before the end of the year.

Complex rehab advocates turn up heat on Congress

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09/01/2016

WASHINGTON – Two consumer organizations have sent letters to lawmakers urging them to pass bills that would permanently protect complex rehab accessories from competitive bidding p

Q&A: Doug Westerdahl focuses on whole industry

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08/19/2016

Doug Westerdahl, president and CEO of Rochester, N.Y.-based Monroe Wheelchair, is adding another job title to his already extensive resume: President of NCART.

Tech trends: Making driverless vehicles accessible

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08/19/2016

ARLINGTON, Va. – Silicon Valley and Detroit may be in a race to develop the first autonmous car, but it’s John Tschida’s job to make sure everyone, including those with disabilities, can use the finished product. 

'An athlete is an athlete'

Media company shines light on adaptive sports
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08/19/2016

BRUNSWICK, Maine – When it comes to sports and what it means to be an athlete, Rob Mueller is challenging the status quo with his adaptive sports media company, MPower Sports and Recreation.

Lift dealers face reg issues

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08/19/2016

Federal regulations could make life significantly more complicated for owners of vehicles with mobility lifts and the providers who install them.

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