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Motor oils are primarily responsible for keeping the engine from premature wear. When you find the right oil, your engine will serve you for longer. Choosing the right oil for your vehicle might seem like a simple job. However, engines are designed with a specific type in mind, and the more complex the engines become, […]

The post Synthetic Motor Oil vs Regular Motor Oil: Which Should I Use? appeared first on AMS Vans Accessibility and Disability News.

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More than half of the sixty million people living with disabilities turn to the world of gaming to meet the need for friendship, belonging and self-esteem. According to Mark Barlet, founder of AbleGamers, gaming is a way for them to free themselves from their disability. They can present themselves in a manner that has fewer stigmas. […]

The post Gaming Companies Making Efforts to Create More Inclusive Games for People with Disabilities appeared first on AMS Vans Accessibility and Disability News.

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For most people, the arrival of spring means merely taking off their snow tires. It is, however, much more than that. A harsh winter can take its toll on your vehicle. Here are just a few tips on how to not only get your accessible vehicle ready for spring but also repair the damage that […]

The post 7 Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Accessible Vehicle appeared first on AMS Vans Accessibility and Disability News.

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The handicap parking system is an important public consideration. Anyone who has mobility or health limitations understands how important short walk distances are. Here at AMS Vans, we often discover that customers seeking vans for handicap situations don’t yet have their handicap parking permit or know how to get one. Handicap permits are not hard […]

The post How to Get a Handicap Parking Permit appeared first on AMS Vans Accessibility and Disability News.

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Uber and Lyft have become an exceedingly popular alternative to public buses and taxi cabs. Both of these companies are most notably known for allowing riders to choose their ride preferences and certain customizations. What about options for those who require wheelchair accommodations? Let’s take a look at the 5 most frequently asked questions when […]

The post 5 Important Questions Answered About Uber & Lyft Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles appeared first on AMS Vans Accessibility and Disability News.

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The film The Upside has been the first sleeper hit at the movies in 2019 so far, earning over $76 million at the box office. In the film, Bryan Cranston plays a disabled billionaire named Phillip looking for help with his day to day functions. He hires a man named Dell Scott (played by Kevin Hart) as his […]

The post What Wheelchair Does Bryan Cranston Use in The Upside? appeared first on AMS Vans Accessibility and Disability News.

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The Netflix film Birdbox debuted earlier this year and was a massive hit for the streaming service. The film stars Sandra Bullock as a mother trying to transport her two children through a post-apocalyptic wasteland while unable to use the power of sight. One of the most prominent features of the film’s final act was a location known as […]

The post Bird Box Explained: Is the Janet Tucker School for the Blind a Real Place? appeared first on AMS Vans Accessibility and Disability News.

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Janelly Martnez-Amador was given the gift of life just when doctors had prepared her parents for what the doctors believed was inevitable. The adorable little girl was born with a severe form of hypophosphatasia, a genetic disorder that prevents skeletal mineralization. When things looked hopeless, a clinical trial of a new drug turned her situation […]

The post New Drug Gives Growth and New Life To Girl With No Bones – READY appeared first on AMS Vans Accessibility and Disability News.

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“I was told that what’s going to happen is going to happen, and there’s no point in trying to prevent anything.” Amanda Geier said this was the medical advice she received regarding her daughter Samantha, who has spina bifida. After hearing the medical opinion, Geier took on a different attitude than what had been suggested. […]

The post Teen with Spina Bifida Benefits from Advanced Hip Surgery appeared first on AMS Vans Accessibility and Disability News.

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Just over a year ago, Aimee Copeland captured the world’s attention after a zip-lining accident left her with a deep gash and a flesh-eating bacteria. To save her life, the University of West Georgia graduate student underwent multiple amputations to stop the infection. Now, thanks to the help of the latest technology in prosthetics, she […]

The post Aimee Copeland Is World’s First to Use State-of-the-Art Bionic Hands appeared first on AMS Vans Accessibility and Disability News.

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