Feature Stories

  • Pool lift

    The Swim Is Near

    Existing public swimming pools must comply with the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design by Jan. 31, 2013.

  • adaptive driving equipment

    Hit the Road!

    It's important to take the right steps to find the driving aids that's best for your particular situation.

  • Seating the pelvis

    The Trouble With Sitting

    The Mobility Project asked Susan Cwiertnia, PT, MS, clinical specialist at Varilite, to discuss the importance of proper seating and positioning.

  • Rare Diseases

    Finding Someone Like Me

    Debra Richardson shares her story of finding a community for stiff person syndrome and how she started her own Web site to connect with others.

  • 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.

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.