Wheelchair accessories provide a host of everyday benefits, either by making day-to-day life more easy, increasing your mobility and independence, or improving your level of comfort.
Choosing the right accessories for you depends on your individual needs as well as the type of wheelchair you use, although many accessories are available for both manual and powered wheelchairs, as well as scooters.
Did you know that since 6th April 2017 it has been illegal for taxi drivers to discriminate against wheelchair users This new legislation, introduced by the UK government to increase inclusiveness, applies to vehicles that are designated as wheelchair accessible and means disabled users do not face discrimination or inflated fares when using this popular mode of transport.
Sport is a fantastic way to socialise, keep fit and beat stress, not to mention its therapeutic and rehabilitation properties. With the rising popularlity of the Paralympic Games, sports and disability are becoming increasingly interlinked and with the support of a health professionals and trained sports coaches more accessible to all, which helps you lead an active life.
If these famous people with disabilities share something, besides their professional success, it is their ability of self-improvement. The lives of most of them have not been easy and precisely because of that, they are an example and inspiration.