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Celebrating Canadian Paralympians with Rick Mercer

I’m always inspired by the Paralympics, and Rick Mercer has done a great job this year profiling some of Canada’s top athletes. Interesting fact – the use of the prefix ‘para’ in paralympics actually means ‘beside’ or ‘alongside’ rather than referring to paraplegia. The Paralympic games include athletes with a wide range of abilities, and […]

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European Seating Symposium 2013 Highlights

I had the great fortune last week to be able to travel to Dublin for the European Seating Symposium¬† with a colleague. A presentation we developed on mounting AAC devices (and others) without compromising line of sight for power wheelchair users was accepted to the conference, and we had some great interest. The conference was […]

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Innovative WheelchairsYou May Have Missed!

Innovative WheelchairsYou May Have Missed!

We often see new and exciting wheelchair designs either in the media or, if we’re lucky, in person! Here are a few of the innovative wheelchairs being developed or produced that you might have missed! ICON Wheelchair: Canadian Paralympian Jeff Adams has teamed up with Christian Bagg to produce this great manual wheelchair, taking some […]

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