The journey of finding an accessible home can be an extremely difficult challenge for people with disabilities. The journey often involves deciding which route to take. Purchasing an existing home and modifying it or building a home and having the home adaptations built into the home design. Often, this decision can come down to location, […]
Wheelchair Daddy is BACK! It’s been a little while since I’ve written anything! Considering the past couple of years with the pandemic my inspiration for new content has been non-existent. But, enough of the gloom. I’M BACK and so is Wheelchair Daddy! March is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month! I thought I would take this […]
March is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month. If truth be told, historically, I haven’t been one to “celebrate” any awareness months let alone my own – cerebral palsy! This year I feel compelled to recognize the month by bringing attention to the unspoken truth about cerebral palsy. At least here, in Georgia. In general, […]
I’ve never been one to wear button down shirts. Simply, because I have never had the manual dexterity to manipulate the buttons. That all changed when I teamed up with Zappos Adaptive!
It’s that time again! The gifting giving season time of year. There is no shortage of gift guides, but this gift guide is specific to the wheelchair user. Here are 6 Unique Gift Ideas for the Wheelchair User in your life!
When Rachel and I were preparing for the birth of our son we did the research like any new parents would do about essential products for parenting a newborn baby. The last few months of Rachel’s pregnancy we spent every Saturday at various baby stores looking at furniture and products for the nursery. This was a very exciting time but also mentally draining because while we were looking at different products for a newborn we also had to figure out it’s accessibility as a wheelchair user and more importantly as a wheelchair parent.
Here are 3 Kid Approved Adapted Activities for the Wheelchair Parent. Why are they kid approved .. you ask? At 4 and 6 years old my son adapted these games and activities on his own – right before my very eyes!
When Rachel and I were preparing for the birth of our son we did the research any new parents do about must-have products for parenting a newborn baby. I have to say- initially I imagined the newborn phase being the easier parenting phase. I mean- there’s not going to be battles about the color of the cup you give your kid like there are during the toddler phase, or fights about boyfriends and girlfriends or tattoos like there are with teenagers.
Wrong, wrong, and well just WRONG!
As parents, I believe something happens to us, the moment our child is born, that causes us to develop more pet peeves. Some may argue that mothers have these more so than dads. Well, I’m a dad and I discovered I have a pet peeve when it comes to my son! Fair warning, yep I […]
Since Jacob’s birth, 5 years ago, I‘ve noticed my wheelchair has become a lesser part of my identity. It’s as if my wheelchair is disappearing! In my head, I wonder if society has changed drastically in the past 5 years or has my becoming a dad become equalizer in society? It’s hard to remember life […]