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Mobility scooter users get rough ride - Marlborough Express

Mobility scooter users get rough ride - Marlborough Express | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
Marlborough Express Mobility scooter users get rough ride Marlborough Express However, I am aware of the growing number of older people in Marlborough who rely on a mobility scooter and with that the growing need to plan for their safety and...
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10 Easy Ways to Make Your Wheelchair More Comfortable

10 Easy Ways to Make Your Wheelchair More Comfortable | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
The human body wasn’t meant to sit in a wheelchair all day, which must explain why it took so long for the wheelchair to finally get comfortable. Thank God for the 20th century and the invention of rubber, plastic, poly-stretch,...
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Inspired By His Paralyzed Wife, This Combat Vet Created A Line Of Badass Wheelchair Tanks

Inspired By His Paralyzed Wife, This Combat Vet Created A Line Of Badass Wheelchair Tanks | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
If life gives you lemons, Brad Soden will likely tell you to make lemonade. He's just a no-excuses type of guy.

"People in wheelchair's got a problem? We'll fix it," the combat veteran told Businessweek in a video.
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New invention provides mobility for any ability - Juneau Empire (subscription)

New invention provides mobility for any ability
Juneau Empire (subscription)
So Bob invented the Access Hybrid, a trike with an assistive electric motor, meant to provide all the fun of a bicycle and all the function of a traditional mobility device.
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Two killed and many injured by fleet of mobility scooters - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription) Two killed and many injured by fleet of mobility scooters The Times (subscription) Police forces will record mobility scooter accidents for the first time from next year after a series of severe injuries caused by the...
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ATMac - Empowering Apple Users With Disabilities

ATMac - Empowering Apple Users With Disabilities | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
Information about all Apple products for users with disability, chronic illness, or other impairments. (Do you use @IFTTT for accessibility or as assistive technology?
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Solar Charging Mobility Scooter Batteries | Mobility Right

Solar Charging Mobility Scooter Batteries | Mobility Right | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
How you can use solar power to charge your mobility scooter battery without it costing very much to start.

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eric roberts's curator insight, May 26, 2014 11:30 AM

Hi It sounds like a good idea as an emergency measure if the battery goes flat, just point it at the sun,(that's if its sunny).

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Robot skeleton helps wheelchair-users walk again - Telegraph

Robot skeleton helps wheelchair-users walk again - Telegraph | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
Sophie Morgan, who was told she would never walk again after she was paralysed from the chest down in a car crash, is now able to walk independently thanks to a new robotic skeleton called Rex (Robot skeleton helps wheelchair-users walk again
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First Braille phone goes on sale

First Braille phone goes on sale | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
London-based firm OwnFone has released what it says is the world's first Braille phone, which has been partially constructed using 3D printing techniques.
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Assistive Technology Blog: Braille Electronic Synthesizer For Visually Impaired

Assistive Technology Blog: Braille Electronic Synthesizer For Visually Impaired | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
RT @INDATAproject: Assistive Technology Blog: Braille Electronic Synthesizer For Visually Impaired http://t.co/Lv8eGTK1pb
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Adding Grapes To Diet May Improve Overall Mobility

Adding Grapes To Diet May Improve Overall Mobility | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it

Scientists suggest that grape consumption may offer benefits for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis and improve joint flexibility and overall mobility. New research presented last week at the Experimental Biology conference in San Diego, California, suggests that regular grape consumption may... http://www.haccpeuropa.com/2014/05/12/adding-grapes-diet-may-improve-overall-mobility/


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Interesting - does wine count?

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Wheelchair user crawls to toilet on First Great Western train to Cornwall

Wheelchair user crawls to toilet on First Great Western train to Cornwall | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
A WOMAN who uses a wheelchair said she was forced to crawl to the toilet on a train from London to Cornwall.
Andrea Weston, from Helston, was told the only carriage that contained a disabled toilet...
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Missing scooter man travels 23 miles

Missing scooter man travels 23 miles | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
A man in a mobility scooter who sparked a search operation at Land's End, Cornwall, is found 23 miles away, the maximum range of his vehicle, coastguards say.
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Support The Freedom One Power Wheelchair

Find out what the problem really is, and what makes The Freedom One Power Wheelchair the most advanced, durable, efficient, powerful and reliable power wheel...
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All-terrain wheelchair opens nature to people with physical challenges - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

All-terrain wheelchair opens nature to people with physical challenges - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
All-terrain wheelchair opens nature to people with physical challenges
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"With this chair, they don't have to quit." With an electric power source, the chair runs quiet as a whisper.
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Israeli Nonprofit Looks to Develop World's First Kid-Friendly Wheelchair - Shalom Life

Israeli Nonprofit Looks to Develop World's First Kid-Friendly Wheelchair - Shalom Life | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
Shalom Life Israeli Nonprofit Looks to Develop World's First Kid-Friendly Wheelchair Shalom Life We often take our ability to move from point A to point B for granted, but for 65 million people around the world, moving without a wheelchair is...
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At Indy 500, paralyzed driver will steer by head tilts alone - CNET

At Indy 500, paralyzed driver will steer by head tilts alone - CNET | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
Using his head to maneuver a customized Corvette, racer Sam Schmidt, a quadriplegic, will drive laps during race festivities. (One more reason assistive technology is the coolest thing ever! Quadruplegic Indy car racer!
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Paralympian David Weir breaks wheelchair mile record

Paralympian David Weir breaks wheelchair mile record | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
David Weir has marked the 60th anniversary of Sir Roger Bannister's sub four-minute mile by breaking the world record for the distance as a wheelchair racer.
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Computer 'allows stroke victims to move their hands': Device picks up the ... - Daily Mail

Computer 'allows stroke victims to move their hands': Device picks up the ... - Daily Mail | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
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Air Travel Tips for Power Wheelchairs | Wheelchair Traveling

Air Travel Tips for Power Wheelchairs | Wheelchair Traveling | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
May is National Senior Travel Month. Tips for taking your #powerwheelchair on a plane: http://t.co/y5rRdngdkS
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Standing Wheelchair | Redman Power Chair - YouTube

What's up? You are with a Redman Power Chair. Position yourself with Redman Power Chair.. drive.. tilt.. stand.. recline.
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Wheelchair challenge for wildlife | News

Wheelchair challenge for wildlife | News | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
An inspirational Yorkshireman has set himself a challenge of covering over 200 miles in a wheelchair, to raise funds and awareness of accessibility in the countryside.
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Powered wheelchair user or carer? Have your say with @RicaUK!

Powered wheelchair user or carer? Have your say with @RicaUK! | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
A national survey launched by Rica, the specialist UK consumer research and information charity, gives powered wheelchair users and carers a chance to tell about their experiences of obtaining and ...
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Mountain bike technology behind off-road wheelchair - Mail & Guardian Online

Mountain bike technology behind off-road wheelchair - Mail & Guardian Online | Scooters don't have to be red! | Scoop.it
Mountain bike technology behind off-road wheelchair Mail & Guardian Online “Anyone who's ever tried to negotiate grass, gravel or any sort of rough terrain in a normal wheelchair will know just how difficult, uncomfortable and exhausting it can...
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