Accessibility and Disability Issues (263)

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Bathroom help at school

My son with DMD is 10 and is now in a power chair full time. He is having a hard time balancing when we stand him up to take a step or two…

Started by Kelly Jacoby

3 Dec 23, 2016
Reply by Gretchen McPherson

Where do adult DMD guys live independently??????

I live in SE Michigan.and my step-son would like to live on his own. There is pretty much no housing for him except maybe a group home with…

Started by Ann Dillon

1 Dec 16, 2016
Reply by Andrea Cleary

Deducting Accessable Remodel from taxes

Greetings,   we are about to begin an accessable remodel to our first floor.  The IRS allows for deduction of all remodel for accessability…

Started by Jim

2 Oct 8, 2016
Reply by Prakash

Permobil F3 vs AmySystems

I am in the process of getting a new chair and wanted to know what peoples' experiences have been with the Permobil F3 or the AmySystems an…

Started by Tayjus Surampudi

0 Jul 24, 2016

Foldable Electric Wheelchair travel in Italy

We are taking a trip to italy in a month and trying to decide if we should take our sons power chair or manual chair. Recently I saw a "fol…

Started by Art

1 Jul 4, 2016
Reply by Archana

Suggestions for power wheelchair

Dear All, Please kindly help with some ideas /advises .My son is almost 12 , and he is getting weaker and weaker every day. For now we use…

Started by Andreea Vasiliu

2 Dec 10, 2015
Reply by Luis Cordero

Home Accommodations

Dear New Friends, Our 10 year old grandson has been diagnosed with DMD, Exxon 51. He is still ambulatory now but we are wondering what kind…

Started by Pam Little

0 Sep 18, 2015

portable lift recommendations

Hi, Carson is now 16yrs old and is 130 lbs. Because he now weighs the same as me it's been difficult for me to lift him. I tend to pass the…

Started by cindy curr

5 Aug 13, 2015
Reply by Angela Bourgeois

Best way to shop for Handicap Van

Hi, I am in the beginning process of purchasing an accessible van and I am totally confused.  Is it better to buy a regular van first and t…

Started by Lisa Groeger

11 Aug 10, 2015
Reply by Maria Lescot

Hospital bed

My son is 13 years old and has been non-ambulatory for 2 years now. I think it is time to get him a hospital bed and wanted to see what you…

Started by Gwen Pollack

1 Aug 7, 2015
Reply by Darren Mulligan


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