Equal | Wheelchair Accessible Car Concept

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Awhile back I wrote about the Kenguru which is a wheelchair accessible car being manufactured in Texas. Today we have a concept design vehicle that takes the basic form of the Kenguru and amps up the looks.

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Wheelchair Accessible Vacation Rental Near Disney World

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Planning a trip to the Magic Kingdom and need a place to stay that wheelchair accessible? Is also super fancy with a breathtaking swimming pool? Well then maybe the Greendale Villa is for you. A wheelchair accessible vacation rental within an hour of Disney World.

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Wheelchair Accessible Yurt in the Blue Ridge Mountains

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Ever hear of a yurt? Well it’s kind of like a very fancy tent that was used by nomads in Central Asia. Recently here in the West they’ve been built for nature lovers that would like a place to stay. Somewhere a cross between the amenities of a log cabin and a tent. They can also be made wheelchair accessible as can be seen by this one in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Bad Design Style: Case #77

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This is a wheelchair ramp made for a museum in Indonesia. While I appreciate the attempt at accessibility, it’s not perfect.

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Wheelchair Accessible Kayak Dock

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So this is really cool, a wheelchair accessible kayak dock located at Lake Cunnigham in Omaha, Nebraska. The lake is popular with many types of water vehicles including kayaks so recently the Parks and Recreation Department made a wheelchair accessible area.

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Firefly Powered Handcycle for Wheelchairs

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Many people may already be familiar with this product but there may be some that are not. This is a powered handcycle that can be attached to a manual wheelchair and turn it into an electric trike.

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Bad Design Style: Case #76

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So this is a restaurant’s solution to make their entrance wheelchair accessible. Sorry but that is not a good solution nor is it ADA compliant. Too steep, too narrow, no guards, and too dangerous.

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Temporary To Permanent Wheelchair Ramp

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I’m going to admit that I’ve never been a hug fan of the aluminum temporary wheelchair ramps. I think they’re not the most structurally sound and don’t look all that great. I prefer the sturdiness and look of wooden ramps with post footings or a concrete ramps. Here is a temporary ramp that was replaced by a wooden one. Constructed by Specialistic Construction, Inc of Highland, Michigan.

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