Subscribe to RSS - accessibility

accessibility

Importance of IT and accessibility

 - 
09/01/2020

WASHINGTON – Bill Peterson, RESNA’s 2020 Colin McLaurin Lecturer, has spent most of his career working with government agencies to standardize testing for IT for accessibility. He worked for the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Accessible Systems and Technology (DHS OAST), and became a RESNA Fellow in 2006. HME News spoke to Peterson about what drives him and his legacy.

NSM grows accessibility division

 - 
02/08/2019

NASHVILLE – National Seating & Mobility has expanded its home and vehicle accessibility division with the acquisition of Mobility ASAP in Upper Marlboro, Md.

Sports ‘N Spokes announces photo contest

 - 
09/05/2018

PHOENIX – Sports ‘N Spokes, the sports and recreation magazine of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, and Cure Medical, a manufacturer of intermittent catheters, have joined forces on the Wheels UP! accessible travel photo contest. The event kicked off Sept.

Lifeway Mobility targets growth through investment

 - 
08/30/2018

HARTFORD, Conn. – Lifeway Mobility, an accessibility solutions company started by former Numotion CEO Paul Bergantino, has received a “major investment” from Cleveland-based Rockwood Equity Partners.

VGM Live at Home thinks big

 - 
12/15/2017

WATERLOO, Iowa – As the newly rebranded VGM Live at Home, Jim Greatorex envisions the group’s provider members helping seniors with everything from stair lifts to smart sensors.

Lifeway Mobility buys Total Access of New England

 - 
07/11/2017

HARTFORD, Conn. – Lifeway Mobility, an accessibility solutions company based here, has acquired Total Access of New England. Total Access will operate as Lifeway Mobility from a new office near Westborough, Mass., and continue to serve the Greater Boston area.

EZ-Access buys Phillips Lift Systems

 - 
06/03/2016

ALGONA, Wash. – EZ-Access, a division of Homecare Products Inc., has made a second acquisition in its quest to become a one-stop shop for accessibility products.

Wheel:Life publishes traveling guide

 - 
06/26/2015

ATLANTA – Wheel:Life, an online community for wheelchair users worldwide, has published “Discovering: An Accessible US Travel Guide for Wheelchair Users” as an e-book on amazon.com.

American Standard taps HME

 - 
10/25/2013

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – American Standard made a splash at Medtrade this year by outfitting the Retail Design Center with not one but two safe and accessible bathrooms.

101 Mobility targets Kansas City

 - 
10/04/2013

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – 101 Mobility executives launched an advertising campaign in October targeted at potential franchisees in Kansas City.

Pages