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If you’re reading this, chances are strong that either you or someone you know lives with a disability of some kind. While you may have come to R&J Mobility with the intent of purchasing, renting, or repairing mobility equipment or vehicles, there are ways in which you and the people around you can help make real change in the way in which society treats disabled people, especially in the workforce.

 

The self-esteem, performance, and job satisfaction of employees with disabilities are significantly affected by the attitudes of co-workers and peers. In fact, negative attitudes towards people with disabilities, in the workplace or in social circles, are some of the biggest obstacles for career advancement and general inclusion. However, it’s beneficial for companies to hire differently-abled individuals. Employing people with different abilities increases the diversity of a company, which in turn drives innovation and success.

 

So how can you and the people around you [...]

Unfortunately, it’s been quite the struggle for people with disabilities to get the recognition and assistance that they need and deserve. Even today, with so many new inventions and technologies, assistive technology is often overlooked. Navigating day-to-day life for many disabled individuals is already difficult as it is!

However, things are starting to improve with recent advancements in technology, from wheelchair accessible vehicles to exceptional prosthetics and better education, and now, with the help of robotics.

Advanced wheelchairs
Wheelchairs are commonly used among many disabled individuals, and they’ve come a long way since the original manual style. The invention of the electric wheelchair is a technological advancement that has helped millions of people with disabilities across the world. It has given many people better mobility and enhanced self-sufficiency.

As technologically advanced as an electric wheelchair seems, there are ways to improve it, and there are companies working to do so! With the help of [...]

 

Independence is a natural human desire. We want to be able to work, travel, and just live our lives without our health problems stopping us. Everyone should be able to travel and move freely between their destinations independently! An injury or health problem doesn’t have to restrict your mobility.

If you have a disability, have been injured or have any other health issue which affects your mobility, there are trained mobility experts who understand your frustration and can assist you. You don’t need to lose your mobility or compromise your vehicle accessibility.

There are businesses that specialize in mobility vehicles and equipment. They sell new and used wheelchair vans, but can also adapt your current vehicle with mobility and accessibility equipment, depending on the vehicle. Some available products include: wheelchair & scooter lifts, hand controls for vehicles, and many other custom modifications. These adaptations can provide those with mobility limitations the freedom and independence that everyone wants.

So, what should [...]

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