magic mobility go anywhere march 2017ADVENTURE IS NECESSARY FOR WHEELCHAIR USERS

In this Post, KathyB from Magic Mobility proposes: "Getting outdoors is considered significantly important to our mental health and wellbeing, and for many of us in a wheelchair, it’s even more so."

Kathy expands upon this using the story of Angie Lupe, a veteran of the Iraq war.

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magic mobility tackling problemsTACKLING THE BIG PROBLEMS AND THE SMALL WITH YOUR POWERCHAIR

In this Post, KathyB from Magic Mobility looks at how Michael Trost, a disabled war veteran, changed from his wheelchair to a powerchair and embarked upon an ambitious plan to continue farming hisproperty.

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magic mobility getting outdoorsGETTING OUTDOORS IS GOOD FOR YOU

Getting outside matters! But it can feel overwhelming to embark upon an adventure, or trying a new sport, without skills, training and knowledge.

Posted by KathyB from Magic Mobility.

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magic mobility challenge occupational deprivationOTs SHOULD CHALLENGE OCCUPATIONAL DEPRIVATION

Occupational Therapy Australia’s recent position paper spells out why OTs are professionally obliged to challenge policies, practices, and funding regimes that deny people meaningful occupations of their own choosing.

Expanding upon a recent "Views from the Chair" article, KathyB from Magic Mobility reviews the position paper and the assertion that for people stuck in the wrong wheelchair, the inability to get out and occupied with meaningful activities can have serious consequences.

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Unstoppable 7 life lessonsThe UNSTOPPABLE blog

Brent drew my attention to this article the other day and we both felt strongly that it was a message we just had to share.

Jon Morrow writes:

It’s not a joke.

The only parts of my body I can move are my eyes and lips. My hands, feet, arms, and legs, are almost totally paralyzed, managing the occasional twitch and nothing more.

And yet… I have an amazing life.

magic mobility accessory chargerACCESSORY CHARGERS :: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT

Once again, not actually an edition of the "Go Anywhere" newsletter; Magic Mobility have issued a Product Improvement notice for their Accessory Charger.

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product improvement push handles october 2017PUSH HANDLES :: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT

Not actually an edition of the "Go Anywhere" newsletter; Magic Mobility have issued a Product Improvement notice for their Push Handles.

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