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Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Hits Home Over 40 years ago my parents built the house I grew up in on a quiet street in close knit family oriented neighborhood. I was lucky enough to have friends living just a few houses and streets away. Looking back, it’s amazing to realize how many of us stayed close from pre-school through high school into college. Thanks to social media I am still in contact with a number of my neighborhood friends and often meet up with a few when I travel home to see my parents.

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Posted to Angie Kiger on 8/31/2015 4:04:17 PM | 1 comments


Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the ADA with the Next Generation
On July 26, 1990, President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law. According to a written statement by President Bush on display in the Disability Rights Museum on Wheels, signing the ADA was one of the proudest moments of his administration.

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Posted to Angie Kiger on 7/27/2015 3:50:31 PM | 0 comments


Comradery & Unstoppable Competitive Spirit: Warrior Games 2015 Engaging in recreational and leisure activities is vital for everyone’s overall quality of life and health. Throughout my career as a Recreation Therapist and an Assistive Technology Professional I have seen the many benefits that come from incorporating recreation into not only the rehabilitation process, but into everyday life of individuals who have a congenital or acquired illness and/or disability.

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Posted to Angie Kiger on 7/16/2015 9:52:32 AM | 0 comments


​Room for Adjustments in Ultralight Manual Wheelchairs
Proper configuration and fit of an ultralight manual wheelchair are essential for ensuring a user’s ability to use their wheelchair in the most functional, efficient, and healthy way possible. 


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Posted to Angie Kiger on 7/2/2015 6:10:00 PM | 0 comments


Differences Between Power Wheelchair Base Configurations – Rear vs Front vs Mid
While recently visiting a wheelchair clinic, I was pulled into a power wheelchair evaluation for a consultation. When I joined the evaluation, the client was trialing a brand new demo mid-wheel drive (MWD) power wheelchair.

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Posted to Guest Blogger on 6/17/2015 3:30:34 PM | 1 comments
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Disclaimer: The contents of this blog are intended to be utilized as a general resource for clinicians and suppliers to then use clinical reasoning skills to determine optimal seating and mobility solutions for individual clients.  Steve and Angie are unable to answer questions from members of the general public including caregivers and end users.  Members of the general public should direct specific questions to their own clinicians, medical, suppliers, or other health care professionals.

 

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9/2/2015 | Kevin Shroyer
I was the Race Director for The Kennedy Mile. It was my honor and pleasure to be involved with t...

8/5/2015 | Virginia Davis
It is good to know the differences between the different drive wheel configurations on electric w...

12/15/2014 | John
Lots of great stuff here Angie. IMO, the most powerful message you make is this..."The youn...

11/25/2014 | John
Thanks for the good work on remembering Caregivers. As a caregiver myself, the important aspect ...

8/19/2014 | Tamaralka
I so enjoyed reading this story with Scott's perspectives on our work together in Peru this y...