Next Wednesday on April 10 from 6-8pm, the New York Mobility Club is holding a FREE event for people with disabilities. A guest speaker from Canine Companions for Independence will talk about “The Miracle of Service Dogs” and give participants a chance meet some of their exceptional dogs and their trainers.
In addition, a mini-trade show of products for independent living will be hosted by Maxi-Aids .
The event is sponsored by Bussani Mobility Team (the leading provider of automotive mobility solutions for people with disabilities on Long Island), and will take place at the company’s new showroom at 401 Middle Country Road, Smithtown, NY.
The New York Mobility Club is a local community group that supports people living with physical disabilities. A FREE community service, the group meets on the second Wednesday of each [...]
Three wheelchair accessible vans will be given away this May as part of the second annual National Mobility Awareness Month contest. The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) is sponsoring the event, with the participation of local dealers like Bussani Mobility Team all across North America.
“We’re delighted to continue this important movement after a successful inaugural year,” said Dave Hubbard, executive director and CEO of NMEDA. “Last year, we welcomed more than 1,700 entries, had 1.2 million votes cast, and delivered wheelchair accessible vans to three amazing families. We remain humbled by the response and look forward to creating life changing experiences in the lives of this year’s winners.”
Daniel Bussani, Vice President at Bussani Mobility Team, said: “Over 18 million people in the U.S. have mobility issues. But so many aren’t aware of the adaptive driving options that are available today [...]
The next New York Mobility Club meeting is Feb. 13 (6-8pm) at Bussani Mobility’s new Smithtown showroom (401 Middle Country Road).
Guest speaker Mary Peterson, CTC, from Able to Travel, will tell the group all they need to know about Accessible Travel. She’ll give the inside scoop about hotels, cruises, air travel — and how to travel hassle-free.
A FREE community service, the New York Mobility Club was designed to be a warm, friendly place where people with disabilities and their loved ones can go to talk and learn about all sorts of resources to help them live more independent and fulfilling lives. The atmosphere is uplifting and positive. Participants share their stories, challenges and successes.
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We meet once a month, every second Wednesday of each month. The group is sponsored by Bussani Mobility Team. For [...]
By guest blogger Chris Miller, The Mobility Resource
Wheelchair lifts for vans are a great option for maintaining or increasing your mobility, independence and participation in your family and community. It’s essential that you and your caregivers know how to keep safe while traveling in your wheelchair, though.
Generally, it’s recommended that people transfer out of their wheelchair into a vehicle seat and that they use the standard seat belt system. Since you use a lift, this may not be an option for you (at least not all the time). So, make sure to follow proper safety procedures.
Wheelchair Lifts for Vans Come with Detailed Instructions
The manufacturer carefully spells out usage directions, proper safety measures and relevant precautionary statements for its wheelchair lifts for vans . It’s impossible to give detailed instructions here, as they vary by make, model and [...]
It’s that time of year again! Let the holiday merry-making begin! But first, let us help you check off everyone on your “nice” list with our top 10 gift ideas for people living with physical limitations…
1. Keep the kids and adults warm in an adaptive coat from Koolway Sports. Half back eliminates excess fabric. Side zippers run from the cuffs to the bottom of the side seam. Zippered front blanket goes from lap to ankles. Coats come in fun colors and various fabric weights for winter or spring use. $360 kids/$425 adults at Ross Daniel Adaptive Apparel (914-234-7853)
2. With Dragon Speech Recognition software, you talk and it types. Give voice commands to create and edit documents or emails, launch apps, open files, control your mouse, and more. For Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad, iTouch. $49.99 and up at Nuance
Our local area has been hard hit by Hurricane Sandy, and we hope that you and your family have endured the storm without great loss. This is our home, too, and we’ve been part of the community for nearly four decades. We want you to know that we’re here to help you in any way possible, including:
√ Help with insurance companies
√ Vehicle towing
√ 24-hour emergency assistance
√ Vehicle repairs
√ Pick-up and drop-off service
√ Wheelchair accessible rentals vehicles
√ Fair deals on replacement vehicles
Whatever you need, we’ll do all we can to help you find solutions fast. Plus, if you need a place to charge your cell phone or computer, or you want to come in for a [...]
We’re having a big sale on October 25-27! At the 72-Hour Mobility Marathon, you can save $2,000 on 2012 Chrysler Town & Country, 2012 Honda Odyssey, or 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan.There are many more models to choose from. If You Can Dream It, We Can Get You There! At Bussani Mobility Team, 501 Concord Ave., Mamaroneck, NY 888-476-5985
If you know anyone who’s interested in getting in on some power soccer action, let them know that the first Long Island Power Soccer Team is forming now.
When: Every Thursday from 7-9pm Where: Unqua Elementary School (350 Unqua Road, East Massapequa, NY 11758) Who: Ages 5 and up
Practice started this week and will be held every Thursday until June. To register, go to: www.powersoccerusa.org . Bring a copy of your registration and a waiver to your first practice. Also bring your own guards. If you don’t have them, you can buy them at www.powersoccershop.com or www.kickitshop.com .
What a great way this is for our young ones to learn about the fundamentals of sport and to have the experience of stretching themselves physically [...]