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Come join us for a straightforward and entertaining perspective on sexuality and intimacy with a SCI/D…with all its bumps and turns. Enjoy a lively exchange of ideas about relationships with and without disabilities. Led by Liz Treston, a well-known advocate,  teacher and writer. (Mature audiences only.)

FREE community service sponsored by Bussani Mobility.

Please RSVP to dcaiazzo@wegetyouthere.com or 845-429-7983.

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It’s that time again, time for the monthly Bussani Mobility Club meeting.  On Wednesday, August 14th, at our Smithtown showroom we will be hosting a discussion on Medicaid and Working with Disabilities.  Our speakers will be:

  • George Gallego, Founder and CEO of Wheels of Progress
  • Alex Elegudin, Esq. of Wheeling Forward

Alex and George will discuss a number of topics including:

  • The rules and regulations concerning “allowable income limits” for SSI, SSDI, and Medicaid programs. 
  • Various tools, such as Trusts, will be examined to show how assets can be protected and benefits maintained.
  • Additional resources will be provided.

We look forward to an engaging and [...]


On May 8 from 6-8pm, the New York Mobility Club is holding a FREE event for people with disabilities. Guest speakers from ADA Lifestyles of New York and SureHands will talk about “Home Modifications for Wheelchair Users.” Also included are social activities, refreshments, and giveaways…all in an accessible environment. Easy parking is provided.

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We learned all about the miracle of service dogs at the New York Mobility Club last night…and it was fascinating! These incredible canine companions really do help adults and children with disabilities to live more independent lives. They assist, day and night, in the most practical of ways.

Yvonne Dagger, President of the Long Island Chapter of Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) and an experienced puppy raiser, demonstrated with 5-month old puppy in training, Dagger. He sported a smart-looking yellow CCI jacket showing that he’s still in training.

It takes about a year to train the dogs. The puppy raisers are volunteers who live and work with them to get them ready for service. CCI uses treats (and lots of praise) to motivate and teach the commands. Eventually, the dogs do the commands just for the “Good Boy!” praise of their human [...]

We’ll be covering two great topics at our March 13th New York Mobility Club meeting: All About Adaptive Sports & How to Work with ACCES-VR. And there’s a big sports giveaway. See you in Smithtown! Click on the image for details.

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