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Quantum Rehab Launches TRU-Balance 4 Powered Seating

New system adds anterior tilt to Quantum's seating portfolio.

Invacare Corp. Names President/CEO

Geoffrey Purtill had been serving as interim CEO since late August.

Mdoloris & PPRS Create System to Detect Distress in Non-Verbal Patients

French device manufacturers have collaborated on monitoring technology to healthcare providers and caregivers.

Study: Drug Therapy Improving Function in Kids with SMA Types 2 & 3

Researchers focused on children who are taking Spinraza treatments.

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Editor's Note: Why is the ACAA Such a Mystery to Airlines?

Travel blogger Cory Lee Woodard just wanted his power chair back, Delta.

VGM Announces Woman of the Year Finalists

The winner will be announced in a virtual ceremony in December.

Industry Organizations Oppose Massachusetts Bill on Wheelchair Repair

NCART, HOMES, and AAHomecare have sent a letter objecting to the bill's focus on expanding wheelchair warranties.

United Spinal Work Groups Seek Participants

Three new groups address accessible parking, outdoor recreation, and emergency preparedness.

Innovation Lab Wins Grant for Move-D Brace

Brace was designed to support a boy named Dylan, who has ataxic cerebral palsy.

It’s an Accessible World After All: Dolls in Wheelchairs Debut at Disneyland

The holiday version of "It's a Small World" includes a pair of wheelchairs.



ISS 2023 Registration Now Open

The International Seating Symposium takes place in person, in Pittsburgh, in April.

Don Clayback Launches Consulting Practice

Long-time Executive Director exited NCART in September.

Ride Designs Launches 3D-Printed Custom Back

The manufacturer said the RCB200 retains essential features and boasts a simplified design.

Ki Mobility Launches Adult Rigid Rogue2

New Rogue comes a decade after the ultralightweight chair first launched.

Sunrise Medical to Offer Factory Installation of LUCI Systems for VA Clients

The new collaboration comes a year after the two manufacturers first announced their partnership.

Mobility Management Podcast: NCART’s Summer Successes & Fall Plans

The episode welcomes new Executive Director Wayne Grau.

HERL Caregiver Study Seeks Participants

Research project focuses on how caregivers transfer people with disabilities.

VGM Canada Announces Canadian HME Woman of the Year

Winner was named at the Canadian Seating & Mobility Conference in Toronto.

Broda Celebrates 40-Plus Years with Story Contest

Stakeholders can win a Broda chair for themselves or their community.

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Review: The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Laughs

Satirical publication focuses on living with a disability.

NPIAP Announces Small Grant Recipient

The new program has awarded a 12-month project grant.

UC Davis Details Clinical Trials to Treat Myelomeningocele In-Utero

Three surgeries have been completed so far.

Research to Test Whether “Shaky Treadmill” Can Improve Balance for MS Patients

Marquette University study uses a dynamic treadmill system to test gait.

Judy Heumann Receives Permobil’s Hero Award

Long-time disability rights activist is honored at Permobil Foundation fundraiser.

Sunrise Medical Launches Empulse R20 Power Assist

New device is designed to help caregivers and attendants.

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