Feature Stories

  • Man pushing chair

    To Propel or Not to Propel

    The amount of repetitive activity in propelling a manual wheelchair can put a person at greater risk for developing a repetitive use injury such as tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome or impingement.

  • American flag on military sleeve

    Do You Qualify?

    If you’re a veteran considering purchasing a wheelchair-accessible vehicle but are fretting about the cost of the conversion, Vantage Mobility International (VMI) has a message for you: You might qualify for federal grants that would put you in a vehicle with no money out of pocket.

  • Enabled Life
    Varied heights at accessible garden

    Into the Garden

    As seasons change so too do physical abilities. Whether you’re a senior with stability and walking issues, a person with a new spinal cord injury or someone who’s been coping with a mobility condition your whole life, gardening can be accessible. All you have to do is think creatively.

  • abstract wheel

    Reinventing the Wheel

    Take a look at this year’s hottest new products.

  • Diabetes and healthy eating

    Diabetes and Paralysis: Are You at Risk?

    Paralysis increases the risk for developing diabetes by three, according to University of Georgia researcher Dr. Kevin McCully.

About this Website

The Mobility Project (TMP) strives to help empower the community of wheelchair users, assistive technology users and their families by promoting dialogue and sharing ideas that can advance their many abilities and opportunities. TMP works to provide practical, timely information on assistive technology, accessibility, health-related resources, clinical conditions, advocacy and other topics of interest to this community and culture — while serving and appreciating people of all age groups and levels of ability.