• Perspectives
    Ultrasound of Fetal Spine Development

    President of FSMA Discusses Spinal Muscular Atrophy Facts

    The Mobility Project recently had the opportunity to discuss spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) with Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (FSMA) President Kenneth Hobby.

  • Modified steering wheel

    Built Tough

    Truth be told, there's a lot of creativity that goes into building a modified vehicle. So The Mobility Project asked mobility providers: What stumps you? What are your toughest cases?

  • 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.

  • Bubbles

    Wash, Rinse, Spin

    Cushions are made of many different materials: air cells, foams of different densities and thicknesses, gel, honeycomb or a combination. But they’re all designed to keep you comfortable and support you. And one of the best ways to get the most from your wheelchair seat cushion is to take good care of it.

  • Eric Kolar and his dog Smuckers

    Eric Kolar: Showcasing Life After Spinal Cord Injury

    Anyone who would question the capabilities of someone with a spinal cord injury should get to know Eric Kolar.

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.