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Disabled Foodie David Friedman Explores Accessible Restaurants Across the U.S.


Editor’s Note: David Friedman lives in Jackson Heights, Queens in New York City. He blogs under the title of “The Disabled Foodie”  about food service and accessible restaurants. Freidman says, “Often, when I go into a restaurant, I feel like an alien from outer space.” Below we share Friedman’s thoughts on his journey as a foodie on wheels.

At some point in everyone’s life, he or she will become disabled, either temporarily or permanently, due to illness, accident and/or age. When I was 24 years old, I had what was diagnosed as a severe and unusual case of mononucleosis. Even after this condition appeared to have subsided, every 4 – 6 weeks, the mono returned. About 8 years ago, I noticed that I no longer had the ability to flex my left calf muscle. Doctors still don’t have a definition for my condition, but it’s similar to multiple sclerosis (MS). This condition has left me with deficits in motion, balance, coordination and control of my body. Although I can use crutches to walk a very short distance, I ride my wheelchair for almost everything.

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Until I became disabled, I didn’t know about nor was I concerned about accessibility. Today accessibility is a major part of my life. Many businesses, companies, corporations, hotels and attractions have little or no knowledge about how important accessibility is to the community that’s disabled, and how they can grow their businesses serving and promoting to this community.

Why and How I Started My Blog “The Disabled Foodie”

BestI was tired of the research process I had to go through every time I wanted to eat in a restaurant, including questioning how accessible it was to people in wheelchairs. Generally the information I received wasn’t accurate, because 99.9 percent of the time, I talked to someone on the staff who wasn’t disabled and had no true understanding about what accessibility meant or looked like. Often I’d end up at a restaurant with the entrance at the bottom of a couple of stairs; perhaps the entrance was too small for my wheelchair; maybe the restaurant was accessible, but the restrooms weren’t; and/or the tables were too low to get my wheelchair under them.

In August 2014, I decided I’d do something about the problem of accessibility instead of complaining about it. I started a blog to provide people with a report to find restaurants and food at venues that were accessible, provided good service and served delicious food. I discovered that we in the community of disabled persons had to be advocates for that community and assume that restaurants and venues didn’t know what the word, accessibility, meant, or how to train their wait staff to deal with someone with a disability. Sometimes when I went to a restaurant, I’d be ignored, or no one would offer to help me or make allowances for me and my wheelchair – not because they didn’t want to, but no one had taught them how to help.

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Are you a foodie who happens to be disabled? Do you have trouble eating at a restaurant or shopping for food due to issues of accessibility? I provide ratings and reviews of food venues in terms of accessibility to help open up the food world to you.

So far, I’ve reviewed restaurants in Boston, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Maryland, South Carolina and Puerto Rico. All of my info is free. I also have a map on my website that shows the places I’ve reviewed. I try to make my reviews comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as closely as possible.

What Effects My Blog Has Had

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In September 2015, I did a review of the Shake Shack – a hamburger chain that started in Manhattan. After I completed my review, I sent my review to the restaurant to let the people there know what they were doing well, and what they could do better. The next day I got a call from one of the vice presidents. I told him I’d be more than willing to work with him and/or his staff to teach them how to better serve the community of disabled persons.

I was invited to come to their restaurant for three Saturdays in October before the restaurant opened. I spoke to the staff about my experiences and taught them how to better serve this community. For much of the staff, what I had to say was really eye-opening when I made a statement that shocked them to their shoes. I said that at some point in everyone’s life, he or she would become disabled, either temporarily or permanently. They then totally understood the tremendous need for accessibility and the importance of learning how to serve the community of disabled persons.

That’s one fact that’s rarely explained. However, future accessibility could be a major issue for most everyone. I once again realized the responsibility that members of the community of disabled members had to educate others in the need for accessibility.

Since I had that training session with the Shake Shack, I reviewed another restaurant and sent the restaurant owner my reviews. He asked me to meet with him and his wait staff and teach them how to better serve the disabled community. Now that I have a year’s worth of experience reviewing more than 80 restaurants, I’m beginning to offer my experiences to restaurant owners and wait staff to help them know better how to serve people with disabilities.

I need to be a part of the solution, and I think all of us need to look at accessibility and ask, “How can we individually help to solve the accessibility problem?”

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Most people who own restaurants and other businesses aren’t aware of what an accessible bathroom should look like. They don’t know that:

  • the toilet needs to have grab bars around it;
  • the bathroom needs to be large enough to allow a wheelchair to make 180 degree turns;
  • or, a vanity under a sink generally means someone in a wheelchair can’t get close enough to wash his hands.

On my blog, I’ve also included some items not on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that affect people with vision and hearing impairments. My blog includes requirements on lighting and noise levels. People who are visually and hearing impaired are often overlooked when we consider accessibility.

I don’t expect restaurant owners and business owners to make accommodations for people with disabilities out of the goodness of their hearts, or just because the law requires them to do so. My blogs explain the definite financial advantages for proprietors to make their businesses the most accessible they can be.

One statistic states that 85 percent of the disability community won’t go out to eat, due to restaurants not being accessible, and the anxiety created when people fear how they’ll be treated or perceived.

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My blog speaks to 890,000 disabled people in metropolitan New York – a number that doesn’t account for the tourists and visitors to New York City who are also disabled.

At any one time, New York City may have well over 1 million people with disabilities here. These people want to eat at restaurants, purchase goods and devices and go to attractions and do have money to spend. There is a tremendous economic value for business owners to make their restaurants and businesses accessible, but I go one step farther. By using my blog, speaking to that 890,000 plus consumers and telling them what restaurants they can go to that are accessible and also have trained wait staffs to make their experiences as pleasant as possible, I can help drive that community to restaurants within the greater New York metropolitan area.

A business owner can increase the volume of his business, simply by offering an accessible venue and having a courteous wait staff who doesn’t treat a disabled person like they’re aliens from outer space. We can help put dollars in his pocket by making this population of disabled persons aware of this restaurant.

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What Scoring System I Use for My Evaluations

I score my experiences at restaurants on a scale from one to five – one being the lowest score and five being the highest score, and I Entrance (3)have given a zero previously. Here are the five areas I score:

1) The entrance – Is the entrance wheelchair accessible and/or accessible for people on walkers or crutches? Is there a ramp, or do you have to use stairs to reach the entrance?

2) The interior space – Can a person in a wheelchair roll down an aisle or get to a table without furniture having to be moved? Are the tables high enough that a person in a wheelchair can roll a wheelchair under the table, while remaining in the wheelchair?

3) The lighting and the noise levels.

4) The bathroom – How accessible is it?

5) The staff – Is the staff friendly and helpful in their treatment of a person with a disability? The wait staff in one restaurant avoided me and treated me like I was an alien from outer space. The simple answer to what needs to be done for a person with a disability is simply to train the wait staff to ask, “What can I do to help you?”

What Are Some of My Favorite Restaurants

The flip side of this situation occurred when I went to a restaurant in the Museum of Modern Art  in Manhattan. There was a waiting line, so I got in the line. Once I reached the hostess, she knew exactly what to do. She gave me choices of tables with space around the tables for my wheelchair, and that my wheelchair would fit under.

While I was waiting in line to get into the restaurant, a couple walked around and got in front of me, as though I wasn’t even there. The hostess saw that, and before I could say anything, the hostess became my advocate. She left her post, came to the people who had broken in line and said, “You can’t get in front of the gentleman in the wheelchair. You’ll have to wait just like everyone else.”

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One of my favorite restaurants to go to is the Francois Payard Bakery. The wait staff there holds the door open for me without my asking. This is not a sit down and order restaurant. I have to carry my tray of food from the serving line to a table – something that’s hard for me to do in my wheelchair. But the people at the bakery always offer to carry my tray to the table for me without my having to ask.

These things may seem little and unimportant but are very important, if you’re in a wheelchair. I never mind someone asking, “Can I help you?” Being accessible and being friendly is nothing more than just being polite.

How You Can Be Part of the Change in Accessible Dining

Since I’ve been on my mission to be a part of the reason for change in the restaurants where I eat, I’ve learned that many people in the community of disabled persons view accessibility as something that someone else needs to make happen. However, our responsibility is to be a part of making people aware of what accessibility really means and teaching others how to deal with people like us.

Many of the mistakes made by businesses and venues are made by people who don’t realize they’ve made mistakes. I didn’t understand how to help someone with a disability, until I became disabled myself. I’m of the philosophy that, “Change won’t take place, unless I’m a part of that change.”

David Friedman4Here’s how you can increase accessibility to restaurants and other places you go.

  • Identify what makes that business not be as accessible as it can be.
  • Let the owner of the business know what can be done to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.
  • Show the owner of the business how he can increase his customer base and revenue by making his business more accessible.
  • Help the business promote their goods or services to the community of disabled persons, and advertise that the facility is accessible.

My friend, Cory Lee, blogs about accessible travel at www.curbfreewithcorylee.com. Cory evaluates travel destinations and posts a blog on how accessible the places he visits are for people with disabilities. Cory promotes the places where he stays and eats, the attractions he sees and the accessibility of these places. As we all learn of accessible places, we need to communicate where these businesses are located, and why we enjoy going there. If we can prove there is a dollar incentive for a business to become more accessible, then the change will take place much faster than if we say, “This is the law, and you have to make your business accessible.”

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The question each of us needs to answer is: will I become a part of the solution to more accessibility for myself and everyone else; or, will I turn a blind eye to the problem and not go out to eat or participate in the community, because I don’t want to be embarrassed about my disability.

The push for accessibility is everyone’s responsibility. Will you become one of the foot soldiers?

You can contact David Friedman by email at  thedisabledfoodie@gmail.com; Facebook; Twitter; and Instagram.

Download Discovering: Accessible US Travel Guide for Wheelchair Users

Discovering-Coverlowres240x240In this book, you’ll discover a state-by-state directory of accessible travel destinations across the United States.

These accessible travel suggestions are part of the Get Out & Enjoy Life [GOEL] program that is a joint educational initiative between Wheel:Life, a global community of wheelchair users, and SPORTS ‘N SPOKES magazine, published by the Paralyzed Veterans of America.

More than 70,000 wheelchair users from 108 countries took part in Wheel:Life resources in 2014.

You’ll find that each chapter of this book provides easily-accessible destinations that are fun and engaging for friends who use wheelchairs. Discovering is an easy, encouraging read that will help you explore all kinds of travel destinations and family fun spots, whether you are new to using a wheelchair or a seasoned pro.

Please note that not every state in the US is featured in this travel guide, just the ones that we have included in our GOEL program to date.

GET DISCOVERING HERE

About the Author: John E. Phillips
For the last 12 years, John E. Phillips of Vestavia, Alabama, has been a professional blogger for major companies, corporations and tourism associations throughout the nation. During his 24 years as Outdoor Editor for “The Birmingham Post-Herald” newspaper, he published more than 7,000 newspaper columns and sold more than 100,000 of his photos to newspapers, magazines and internet sites. He also hosted a radio show that was syndicated at 27 radio stations; created, wrote and sold a syndicated newspaper column that ran in 38 newspapers for more than a decade; and wrote and sold more than 30 books. Learn more at www.johninthewild.com.

 

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Editor’s Note: When conventional medicine was failing quadriplegic ...

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Founder of Life Rolls On Jesse Billauer Wants to Help You Catch a Wave

Editor’s Note:  Growing up in southern California, Jesse ...

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Tecla: Fostering Independence Through Access to Technology

Editor’s Note:  While studying biomedical engineering in his home ...

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New! A Pocket-Sized Cure Hydrophilic Kit Made for You

A new pocket-sized kit from Cure Medical is now available for people ...

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Super Leg Joel Ellen on Faith and Fitness After Limb Loss

Editor’s Note:  When athlete and fitness fanatic Joel Ellen ...

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From Frustration to Innovation:  How Universal Vests is Changing Industry Standards

While studying physical therapy, the founders of Universal Vests ...

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Comfort Conversations: Anyone Can Dance

Join us every other month for Comfort Conversations, a discussion ...

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The Benefits of Your Child Getting Active with Adaptive Bike Riding

Parents of children living with disabilities:  Take a minute to ...

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Our Top 5 Accessible Summer Vacation Destinations

It’s time to talk about summer vacation plans. If you like to have ...

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A New Book Teaches Kids About the Life of a Service Dog

Editor’s Note:  As a single mom of a 7-year-old, Amy Sherwood was ...

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Win a Trip to the Boston Abilities Expo

Have you always wanted to attend an Abilities Expo but you don’t ...

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Wheel:Life and Comfort Medical Sponsor the Paradox Sports Adaptive Ice Climbing Trip

Editor’s Note:  A little over a decade ago, a group of guys with a ...

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Norah Self-Caths in Kindergarten, Thanks to this Free Resource

It’s a given that kids who cath want to be like their friends at ...

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The Healing Powers of Grounding Therapy for Wheelchair Users

Editor’s Note:  Having grown up on a farm in rural Montana, Clint ...

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Cruising the Planet with Amputee Debra Kerper

Editor’s Note: When a bone infection complicated by lupus took ...

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The Online Dating Experience for the Disabled

Dating is hard. Dating is really hard. If you have a disability, ...

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Inclusion, Adventure, and Therapy with Freedom Concepts

Editor’s Note: In 2014, Michigan residents Caroline Booth and Matt ...

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Where Do You Want to Go?

Have you always dreamt of seeing the Aurora Borealis in Alaska? Or ...

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TerrainHopper USA: Bringing Adventure and Freedom to People with Disabilities

Editor’s Note:  Born with osteogenesis imperfecta, Todd Lemay ...

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Breaking Down Broadcasting Barriers with Paul Amadeus Lane

Editor’s Note: Growing up in Long Beach, California, Paul Amadeus ...

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Zebreda Dunham Powers Through Challenges on the Pitch and in Life

Editor’s Note:  Born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, ...

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Adaptive Aerial Yoga Allows Wheelchair Users to Fly

  Editor’s Note: Texas native Sara Schaffer has been ...

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Sex, Love, and Disability:  Ben Duffy’s New Documentary Exposes It All

Filmmaker Ben Duffy and Ajani “AJ” Murray met while working on a ...

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Amputee Bob Clausen Says If You Want Something Bad Enough, You Will Do It

Editor’s Note:  Widower and Navy veteran Rober “Bob” ...

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The Ms. Wheelchair California Pageant: A Life-Changing Experience

As the Ms. Wheelchair California Leadership Institute, formerly known ...

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Comfort Conversations: Support Systems Are Key After a Life-Altering Tragedy

Having key support systems after a life-altering injury is crucial. ...

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Sheri Melander-Smith on Living Your Best Life

Editor’s Note:  Sheri Melander-Smith was born with a vascular ...

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5 Extreme Activities to Add to Your Bucket List

Have you already tried all of the typical adaptive sports available ...

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Reflections and Lessons Learned in 2017

We hope your 2017 was as enlightening and empowering as ours was here ...

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Living with MS: One Family’s Solution to Enjoying Life Events Again

Dave was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1999 and for the first ...

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4 Tips to Help Teach Your Child About Self-Catheterization

At a certain age, kids will be the first to tell you that they want ...

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Winter Weather Preparedness Tips for Wheelchair Users

Are you dreading this winter season? Dealing with slushy, icy, snowy, ...

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Making Adaptive Climbing More Accessible with Arthur Torrey

Editor’s Note: When a tree-cutting accident in 2010 led to broken ...

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Barbara Cramer – 75 Years of Defying Stereotypes

Editor’s Note:  An earlier version of this post may have left the ...

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Serving the Spina Bifida Community with the SBAGNE

I serve as the executive director of the SBAGNE. One of my primary ...

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Comfort Medical is Helping People to Achieve a Healthier and Happier Lifestyle

If you’re an avid Wheel:Life reader, you may remember that we ...

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Advocating for Disability Rights with Stephanie Woodward and CDR

Editor’s Note: During a summer internship at the Center for ...

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Building Strength and Confidence with Handi Capable Fitness

Editor’s Note: A botched hernia operation during infancy left James ...

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Comfort Medical Sponsors Freedom Concepts to Help You Win An Adaptive Bike

Have you always dreamt of gliding down the street with the wind in ...

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Experience It All At the Abilities Expo!

Days are becoming shorter, nights longer, and the holiday season is ...

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ParaSportsLive: Bringing Adaptive Sports Coverage to the World

Editor’s Note:  When wheelchair user Tony Jackson’s original ...

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Introducing the New Cure Ultra Coude Intermittent Catheter for Men

Cure Medical has unveiled the new 16-inch Cure Ultra® Coude ...

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Get Ready for Rolling With Me’s Each By Name Conference

Wheel:Life, Comfort Medical, and Rolling With Me is excited to ...

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Smooth Sailing with David Gaston

Editor’s Note:  A Texas coast native, David Gaston has been in and ...

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Gain Traction This Fall with National Ramp

Summer is officially over and dreary winter weather is on its way. ...

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Wheelchair Dancers Organization Says Everybody Can Dance!

When life-long dancer Beverly Weurding was diagnosed with limb-girdle ...

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Pursuing Health and Happiness with Malaise Wheelchair Fitness

Editor’s Note: Justin Malaise grew up in small-town Wisconsin as a ...

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Former Ms. Wheelchair Illinois Continues to be a Voice for the Community

Editor’s Note: Born with spina bifida, Kim Brown has been a ...

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Dare to Discover the World of Accessible Travel With Handiscover

Editor’s Note: Sebastien Archambeaud has always loved traveling, so ...

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Made for Kids! The Pediatric Hydrophilic Cure Catheter + Free Backpack Program

Parents only want what’s best for their children and keeping them ...

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Wheeling, Driving, Bowling, Preaching, Parenting…Johnny Hudson Does It All Hands-free!

Editor’s Note: Johnny Hudson was born in 1977 with unforeseen ...

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The Abilities Expo is Coming To Boston!

Boston awaits with open arms. This September 8–10, head over to the ...

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Comfort Conversations: Change Starts with You – Becoming an Advocate

Join us every other month for Comfort Conversations, a discussion ...

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WheelchairTravel.org: Blazing the Trail Towards an Accessible World  

Editor’s Note: After sustaining severe burns during a car accident ...

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The Artfully Gifted Foundation – Serving Entrepreneurs with Disabilities

Editor’s Note: The Artfully Gifted Foundation (a non-profit) was ...

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How the SCRS-IL Can Help You Live Independently

Editor’s Note: When triple degree holder Jose Gonzalez returned ...

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Peter Arballo Never Gave Up on Himself — Neither Should You

Editor’s Note: Peter Arballo was born in Southern California to ...

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Full Speed Ahead with Endurance Racer Michael Johnson

Editor’s Note: Michael Johnson of Lansing, Michigan, started racing ...

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The Extraordinary Life of Triple Amputee Monica Vickers

Editor’s Note: Monica Vickers was born in 1954 missing both legs ...

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Rick Hayden Rolls on Capitol Hill for Your Rights

When Rick Hayden visited the US Capitol last week, he went with your ...

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Gear Up for Abilities Expo Chicago

Calling all Midwesterners — Abilities Expo is coming to Chicago! As ...

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Run, Jump, and Throw Stuff with Angel City Sports

Editor’s Note: Clayton Frech is the CEO and founder of Los ...

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Sled Hockey with Coach Koz

Editor’s Note: Sled hockey (also known as sledge hockey) is almost ...

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Summer Solutions with STYLEDWEL

Editor’s Note: Mary Marshall, founder of STYLEDWEL, created ...

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Following Your Inner Guidance with Kristina Rhoades and How National Ramp is Helping Her Do It

Editor’s Note: Kristina Rhoades is a mom, wife, speaker, writer, ...

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Comfort Conversations: Finding Encouragement Through Peer Support Groups

Join us every other month for Comfort Conversations, a discussion ...

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Allen Beauchamp on Life, Love and Hockey

My name is Allen Beauchamp, and I’m 43 years old. I live in a ...

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Yoocan Get Empowered!

Editor’s Note: Inspired by a family member with disabilities, Moshe ...

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Introducing the Cure Ultra: Ready to Use Catheter for Men

Cure Medical has unveiled the new 16-inch Cure Ultra™ Intermittent ...

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Refuel and Rejuvenate At Abilities Expo New York Metro

East coasters, or anyone within striking distance, gear up for ...

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Criptaedo: Breaking Boards and Barriers

Editor’s note: Paul Brailer, aka Criptaedo, was born with spina ...

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Rolling Forward with Amputee Advocate Stella Sieber

I’m currently 63 years old and live in Durham, North Carolina. ...

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Stroke by Stroke: Moving Forward with Mallory Weggemann

Editor’s Note: At 18 years old, Mallory Weggemann walked into the ...

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Comfort Conversations: Finding Your New Normal After a Spinal Cord Injury

Join us every other month for Comfort Conversations, a discussion ...

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Glenn Moscoso: Wheelchair Daddy

Editor’s note:  Glenn Moscoso is a husband and father living with ...

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Avoiding Slippery Slopes with Garth Walker and National Ramp

Editor’s Note: After selling his prior business, Garth Walker went ...

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The National Sports Center for the Disabled: Finding Self-Confidence through Personal Challenge

Editor’s Note: The National Sports Center for the Disabled, founded ...

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Wheeling around the World with Susie Twydell

Editor’s Note: Based in England, Susie Twydell, an avid traveler ...

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Amplitude Media Group: Closing the Information Gap

Wheel:Life is thrilled to announce their newest community partner, ...

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Accessible Hiking, Camping and Fishing? WOW!  

Editor’s Note: Wilderness on Wheels (WOW) is a foundation and a ...

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Comfort Conversations: Events, Free Packs, and More with James “Woody” Beckham

Editor’s Note: The Woody Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit ...

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Jenn Sexton Shares Her Secret for Independence: An Extra Long Cure Catheter

Jenn Sexton was five weeks pregnant when she and her husband, Thomas, ...

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Glen Schlotterbeck: Reinvent Yourself!

Editors note: As a graduate of the US Air Force Academy, Glen ...

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Educate, Energize, and Enlighten at Abilities Expo Los Angeles

The Abilities Expo is back in Los Angeles and gearing up to show you ...

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Juan Sebastian Betancourt: Changing the Way Businesses Serve People with Disabilities

Editor’s Note: Juan Betancourt is on a path to change the world for ...

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AccessibleIndonesia: Making Travel Accessible in a Non-Accessible Country

Editor’s note: Kerstin Beise, a German physiotherapist, who also ...

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A Lesson on Living Life to the Fullest with Hydred Makabali

Editor’s note: Hydred Makabali, born and raised in England and now ...

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Knocking Down The Pins of Life with Wheelchair Bowling Champion Kenneth Hill

Editor’s Note: Fifty-year-old Kenneth Hill from Plainfield, ...

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Take Your Wings and Fly with Denise Horn

Editor’s Note: Fifty-six-year-old Denise Horn of Janesville, ...

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Ashley Hutson Wilson Beat a Small Chance of Survival to Live a Full Life

Editor’s Note: Thirty-one year old Ashley Hutson Wilson from Kyle, ...

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Jam with Mel Bergman: Creator of Wheely Guitars

Editor’s Note: Mel Bergman of Camarillo, California, is the ...

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Gary “Tiger” Balletto: Champion Prize Fighter Who Rolls with the Punches

Editor’s Note: You can capture a ferocious wild tiger and put him ...

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Meet Robby Heisner: Creative Entrepreneur on Wheels

Editor’s Note: Robby Heisner of Smyrna, Georgia ...

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The National Rifle Association’s Adaptive Shooting Program with Dr. Joseph Logar

Dr. Joseph Logar Editor’s Note: Dr. Joseph Logar has his doctorate ...

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The Rollettes Take On an E.P.I.C. Project to Empower Others

Editor’s Note: Chances are, you’ve seen these ladies ...

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Speak Up Now to Save Your Wheelchair: Fight Medicare Cuts

Your window is narrowing to preserve access to mobility equipment – ...

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Go Further Together with GRIT: Stories of Community Support

Our friends at GRIT, the makers of the revolutionary Freedom Chair, ...

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Paralyzed Veteran’s Mom Awarded Dream Trip by ElDorado Mobility

Editor’s Note: Serving our country as a military service member is ...

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Wheelchair Karate: Attack the Attacker with Kenneth Perry

Editor’s Note: Kenneth Perry from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ...

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Ditch Your Chair to Sit-Ski the Slopes with Tom Cannalonga 

Editor’s Note: Fifty-two-year-old Tom Cannalonga lives in Edison, ...

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We are so glad you’re here! Wheel:Life is a global initiative ...

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