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Segway’s Egg-Formed ‘Wheelchair’
Finally week’s Shopper Electronics Present, Segway debuted a brand new self-balancing private mobility system that appears suspiciously like a wheelchair, although no less than one tech outlet dubbed it an “grownup stroller.” Significantly. With a seat that seems harder to get into than a bunk mattress, the “S-Pod” could also be higher suited to mall cops than individuals with mobility limitations, however no less than it appears to be like like one thing out of Star Trek and has a hyper-drive high velocity of 24 mph.
HAPPY 30th, ADA!
Our ADA Protection: The Early Years
The ADA turns 30 this 12 months, however as soon as it was only a gleam in advocates’ eyes. That imaginative and prescient produced a gorgeous, bold child, filled with promise and hope, and from the start New Mobility reported on the milestones reached by this landmark civil rights legislation. Now, we crack open the time capsule.
You Are Not Alone: My Quadriplegic Employment Journey
In our new “Work Works” column, lawyer, incapacity employment advocate and C4-5 quad Josh Basile takes on the sticky matter of employment — particularly the right way to discover, safe and preserve a satisfying job whereas retaining entry to all of the providers you want. First up, Basile shares his employment journey and the way it’s potential to take care of Medicaid, even whenever you’re incomes an revenue.
What Caregivers Care About
With a purpose to get a contemporary perspective on what it takes to seek out and maintain high quality caregivers, Ian Ruder talked with 5 caregivers who’ve been working with the identical shopper for no less than 5 years. From the caregivers’ perspective, he discovered, the important thing to longevity isn’t the cash — it’s the relationships, which are sometimes constructed on three key themes: respect, household and communication.
Closing Meals for Thought
In her last “Eat Properly” column, Joanne Smith needs us all bon appétit with one final recipe — a strategic plan of 4 steps that can assist you obtain your future vitamin objectives.