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New Mobility Publication – Sept. 20, 2023


opens in a brand new windowJCPenney Has Inexpensive, Adaptive Denims

Sure, the retailer you keep in mind out of your mid-’90s journeys to the mall continues to be round and is forward of the curve with regards to adaptive style. JCPenney provides a big selection of adaptive garments on its web site, and its lately launched adaptive denims for women and men function hook-and-loop fasteners, adjustable waistbands and pull-on loops. Each are at the moment accessible for the reasonably priced worth of $23.99 a pair with the code HOMEDEAL.


opens in a brand new windowNeilsen Basis Publicizes Newest opens in a brand new windowWheelchair opens in a brand new window Customers to Win $1 Million

On Sept. 19, the Craig H. Neilsen Basis revealed the winners of its annual Visionary Prize, given to people who’re working to make the world a greater place for individuals dwelling with spinal wire accidents. This 12 months’s winner’s embrace one in all NM’s 2021 Folks of the Yr, Vincent Pierce, a gun violence survivor who helps run a non-profit devoted to empowering disabled nursing house residents; Carmen Daniels Jones, a incapacity advertising and marketing skilled; and Victor Calise, who spent many years working to make New York Metropolis extra accessible. Every will obtain the unrestricted $1 million prize.


opens in a brand new windowPlease Stay Seated: Profession Day

comic panel showing male wheelchair user at son's school.

How We Roll

opens in a brand new windowAaron Broverman Rolls Right into a New Chapter

For the previous 4 years, Aaron Broverman has written our How We Roll column, profiling fascinating wheelchair customers from our group. For his ultimate installment earlier than we transition to a brand new column, Broverman takes us inside his personal life as a journalist and father of a toddler. “Elevating a 3-year-old specifically is like somebody simply threw a grenade right into a crowded room — you might be simply going about your day after which immediately, chaos,” he writes. 

Professional Suggestions

opens in a brand new windowRethinking Rehab

It’s no secret that rehabilitation stays for SCI survivors are getting shorter and shorter, and lots of wheelchair customers are thrust again into the group with out the life expertise they should thrive. We present how three transitional rehab suppliers are filling gaps in conventional rehab by combining bodily actions, day by day dwelling expertise, community-building and peer mentoring.

opens in a brand new windowAir Journey Suggestions for Wheelchair Customers

This month’s New Mobility cowl story took you  opens in a brand new windowcontained in the struggle for more-accessible air journey, however wheelchair customers nonetheless have to fly whereas we watch for much-needed reforms. To assist make your journeys go as easily as potential, listed here are suggestions from United Spinal Affiliation’s new Navigating the Skies information, together with reserving suggestions, requesting lodging, getting by safety, boarding your flight and defending your gear. 

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