Archive for July, 2013

Platform Lift Company goes beyond capital cities

A major supplier, installer and maintainer of wheelchair disability access lifts, Platform Lift Company was recently commissioned to install platform lifts in Broome, 2415km from Perth. Director Andrew Skelton explains that Platform Lift Company's ...

Towards a Disabled Friendly Church | Dead Men Don't Snore

It has been a long hard road to find new ways of using my gifts through blogging and correspondence. With the support of a church community I might have found this path sooner. Inclusion of people with disabilities is about ...

Amazing Gifts – Alban Institute

Amazing Gifts: Stories of Faith, Disability, and Inclusion is a new publication by noted religion writer Mark I. Pinsky. Pinsky has gathered stories from churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples across the country, "stories of people with ...

After 23 Years, American Disabilities Act Still Not Enforced In …

In 2013, the American Disabilities Act is not that well understood or enforced,” said George Hoehmann, the executive director of the Rockland Indep.

LAUSD parents fight against integrating their disabled children into …

Four special-education centers are scheduled to merge with nearby mainstream schools. According to Daily News Los Angeles, this affects about 300 disabled students who have to be integrated next month into traditional ...

TAYLOR: Beaten infant returns home; no charges yet for mentally …

TAYLOR: Beaten infant returns home; no charges yet for mentally disabled teen. Published: Friday, July 26, 2013. By David Komer Twitter: @DavidKomer_NH. TAYLOR — A 15-year-old mentally handicapped teen suspected in the beating of ...

God loves the disabled | Radio | Joni and Friends

Wheels for the World Sending the gift of mobility and the Gospel message worldwide. Family Retreats Retreats for families that live with disability. Television Series Each episode highlights God's goodness in a world shattered ...

We Can Know More Information About Light Weight Scooters For The Elder Care

The heavier the person using the light weight mobility scooter, then the more durable the equipment should be. Add in any heavy objects such as medical equipment that will be placed on the scooter to find the right model with adequate capacity to carry the total weight placed upon it. You can alter the responsiveness of the brakes if you need to have to but it is critical to make certain the brakes operate with no restriction or hindrance.

Even nevertheless mobility scooters are lightweight when as opposed to other vehicles these as autos, they can nevertheless substantial harm if they collide with a human staying. Scooters used indoors are narrower than those used outdoors. Look at the width, length and height of the scooter as well as its turning radius in relation to the spaces it will be used on. Portability, if you travel a lot, you should consider folding mobility scooters with the right dimensions to fit into the car. Take your mobility scooter anywhere you want. You could take your mobility scooter to the seaside and use your mobility scooter to run along the promenade, buy an ice cream and then take your mobility scooter back home again. If you don’t live near the sea you could put your mobility scooter in your car and drive to the seaside. The countryside is lovely in spring so why not take your mobility scooter along country lanes.

Mobility scooters are very adaptable autos. Important moving elements are the wheel axles, the tiller and the seat. All of these should be appropriately scrutinized, specifically the seats. Electric bikes have cushioned plush seats that can swivel from ninety degrees to 360 degrees. The swivel needs to be checked. This is also genuine of the tiller; not having which the scooter will get rid of its maneuverability.

Light Weight Scooters Will Work A Lot In Elder Care

An example of a threshold is a door frame or door step. Threshold scooter ramps come in different sizes and can be made of aluminum, fiberglass or other material. It can be a bridge up to a step so that the scooter can bridge the distance between the ground and the step. For those who no longer have access to a car, a mobility scooter is the next best thing for them to get about. These electric folding mobility scooters allow them to do such things as go shopping, go to the post office and visit friends.

A mobility scooter has a seat that sits over two wheels. There is a small flat area on the bottom where you place your feet, handlebars in the front that help you maneuver. Because the front of the scooter is blocked by the handlebars the seats can swivel in order to make it easier for you to sit in. Such activities allow the elderly to keep active and look after themselves. With many models and styles available on the market, there is a tremendous choice of scooter and there is one to suit every budget. These Electric bikes offer the stability needed for the constant shifting of the weight of its rider. The turning radius of four wheel scooters is by far the worst of all bi, tri and quad electric scooters. But it's a small trade off for the stability needed to accommodate its passenger.

There are now scooters which are lightweight and portable for those who need to transport their scooter in the boot of the family car or have little space at home for storage. Light weight mobility scooter makes them ideal for those with a small home or who spend a lot of time with relatives and require something that is easy to transport with them.

Ernesto from Guatemala: Not by sight, but by faith | Radio | Joni and …

I know you've heard me speak about these before: five days of fun and fellowship for disabled children and their moms and dads. Well, the idea of Family Retreat has now spread internationally and we just completed one ...