If you haven’t been to an Abilities Expo, your next chance is June 29-July 1 at Chicago’s Schaumburg Convention Center. Targeted directly to people with disabilities, vets, seniors, caregivers and healthcare professionals, it’s always a don’t-miss information and all-around fun occasion for the family. The three-day event brings the...

If you have been recently injured and want to drive an accessible or handicap car or van, your physician may recommend (and your state may require) driver training by a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist before you can take the wheel of that vehicle. Actually, having a driving assessment is strongly...

Seniors Breeze Through Airport Lines—Sort Of Going on an accessible vacation? You should know that in March, the Transportation Security Administration posted a sign in four airports notifying passengers age 75 and older that they can leave light jackets on and don’t have to remove their shoes while going...

  If you have recently become a person with disabilities in a wheelchair or a senior with reduced strength that makes driving difficult, the jargon of the mobility industry is probably confusing. Terms like “accessible van” and “side entry wheelchair ramp” are self explanatory, but words like “adaptive,” “conversion” and...