How to Change a Wheelchair Tire Like a Pro

There are two main types of wheelchair tires; solid and pneumatic tires. Solid tires rarely need changing, but you want to be sure that you know how to change them should the need ever arise. Pneumatic tires have air in them, tend to flatten when punctured, and soften even without a puncture. This makes them[…]

How to Carry Things in a Wheelchair Conveniently

The type of wheelchair you use depends on the type and manner of injury or disability you have. The more restrictions you have with your body movements the higher your chances of using an electric wheelchair. And the lesser the restriction you have with your body movements the higher your chances of using a manual[…]

Do You Need Help with Reading? Here are the Best Text Readers for the Blind

In the 21st century where there’s a rapid growth in technology, the blind community isn’t left behind. Gone are days when computers could not be operated by the blind. With the help of technological innovations, not only can the blind carry out basic computing but can also executive complex tasks. A screen reader is vital[…]

List of Free Software Every Visually Impaired Student Should Consider

The internet abounds countless software, most of which are designed for the average abled person. Using these apps may pose a lot of challenges to anyone with a low vision. As a visually impaired student, getting a custom app that is designed with you in mind will go a long way to enhance your user[…]

How Many Hours Can You Work on a Disability Living Allowance? (Answered)

Working while having a disability can have so many negative effects on your health. To reduce the stress you’ll have to face to pay your bills and cater for your medications, you’ll be entitled to a disability living allowance. You’d be entitled to this allowance if you continue to meet up with the disability qualifications[…]

How to Make Your Crutches Not Slip

Crutches are mobility aids that help to transfer weight from the user’s legs to the upper body. They are often used by people whose legs cannot support their weight due to temporary injuries or permanent disabilities. Doctors and occupational therapists know the type of crutches to recommend and, in fact, only recommend crutches if you[…]

How to Adjust Your Crutches to Your Height Properly

Crutches have always served as good forms of support for people having various kinds of leg injuries. This has made their use a common type of mobility aid. With the advancement in technology, manufacturers have continued to produce better designs that will provide the needed aid users desire. However, as a user, the designs of[…]

How to Transfer a Senior from Wheelchair to Bed Safely

Becoming dependent on others is almost an unavoidable condition of old age. As an elderly, certain actions become restricted for you to perform alone. Actions like walking or moving about, getting in and out of bed, and dressing up. You’ll certainly require a caregiver’s assistance in lifting you from surfaces. As a caregiver, there are[…]

How to Get a Wheelchair Van Donated to You for Free

Disabilities can arise as a result of defects in genetics, infection, drugs (or medications), exposure to radiation, or accidents. Accidents are likely to occur and no one can predict the severity of injuries or even the damage they can cause. Once you’re in this situation, you’re forced to adapt to the changes that have taken[…]

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