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Technological Innovations in Accessibility

PMC  May 1, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner of Pacific Mobility

A disability is any physical, sensory, or cognitive impairment that makes daily activities more difficult. Many people are born with a disability. Others acquire a disability later in life, from an accident, an illness, or the aging process. Many older…

 

Enjoying San Diego’s Regional Attractions in a Scooter or Powerchair

PMC  April 1, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner of Pacific Mobility

**Click here for a coupon from Pacific Mobility Center!** While Southern California’s climate makes year-round tourism easy for visitors, the challenges faced by those with disabilities are not often address in the travel forums. Whether you are a local of…

 

Uber, Lyft and other Rideshare Companies Offering Transportation Services to People with Physical Challenges.

PMC  March 1, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner of Pacific Mobility

Over the past several years, Transportation Networking Companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft have begun offering new transportation options. These companies use internet-based technology – typically a smart phone app – to link individuals who sell private transportation (drivers) with…

 

Innovation in Wheelchair Design

PMC  February 2, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner of Pacific Mobility

The earliest records of wheeled furniture are an inscription found on a stone slate in China and a child’s bed depicted in a frieze on a Greek vase, both dating to the 5th century BC. The first records of wheeled…

 

Automatic Door Openers

PMC  January 5, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner of Pacific Mobility

When it comes to wheel chair accessibility, something as simple as operating a door can prove to be an obstacle. Automatic door opener systems can provide independent wheelchair access for homes and public places. Indeed, for anyone with limited mobility,…