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Doors Open… and Accessible

Spring is here and it’s time to get out and see the sites!  Doors Open 2017 is taking place in select communities in Ontario in May and June.  The annual event celebrates historic, cultural and architecturally significant sites throughout the province.  It’s free and best of all, many buildings are wheelchair accessible.  Check out these upcoming […]

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Answering the Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions About Wheelchair In Motion

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December by
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Have you ever wondered how Wheelchair in Motion can help you or your loved ones move easily from place to place? What are accessible transportation services and how do you rent an accessible vehicle? Will a van rental have everything someone with mobility challenges requires to have a safe and successful trip? Wheelchair In Motion […]

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What Makes Wheelchair In Motion The Best Choice When You Need To Rent An Accessible Van?

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November by
  |  Accessible, Travel

Wheelchair In Motion wants to provide the best customer service that meets the needs of those individuals and families where mobility is physically challenging. With over 20 years of industry experience, our founder, John Hillier has first-hand knowledge about the obstacles of transporting physically challenged family and friends across Southern Ontario.

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Wheelchair Etiquette – Eye-Opening Guidelines

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September by
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Wheelchair users are no different from anyone else in society and should be treated and talked to with dignity and respect. Although not intentional, others may accidentally offend or embarrass persons in wheelchairs without realizing it.

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Easy Travel Tips for Persons with Disabilities

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July by
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Quality of life is important for persons with disabilities and their care providers. Travel can be made easier with accessible rentals for travel. Choosing to rent wheelchair accessible vans can be one important area to help create a memorable outing or travel experience in Ontario. Caring for Someone in a Wheelchair Caring for those who […]

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Make Your Ride Comfortable

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June by
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Long term seating for those people who spend extensive periods of time in their wheelchairs should be as comfortable as possible. It is important for them to be able to sit and move around with ease, especially when they are travelling long distances in wheelchair accessible vans or on wheelchair accessible transit. There are many […]

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Being Mindful About Wheelchair Safety

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April by
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The everyday life of someone in a wheelchair is unique. With this uniqueness comes a responsibility to be aware of wheelchair safety. Whether you use a wheelchair or travel with a loved one in a wheelchair, mindfulness on safety is very important for the person in the wheelchair as well as those around them. There […]

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Accessible Travel Tips

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June by
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Travel season is quickly approaching! Here is a compilation of travel tips, great resources and inspiration. Have a great trip! Plan Ahead With events like the Pan Am/ParaPan Am Games happening this summer be sure to book van rentals and hotels early to ensure availability. Some airlines will require a “fit to travel certificate” from […]

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