Disable driving, MS Driving, Wheelchair driving

Assisted Technology Driving Lesson #2

Yea! I had my second AT driving lesson! My last lesson was 4 months ago and ended 2 houses away. The usual setup my trainer sees is a left hand control for the brake and gas petals leaving the right hand to steer and work the dash options. However, with a weaker right hand, I… Continue reading Assisted Technology Driving Lesson #2

MS, MS Driving, MSLiving, power wheelchairs

Golden Literider Envy

My first power wheelchair was the Golden Literider Envy. As I mentioned, I bought this power chair when I realized that I just lacked the stamina needed to use a rollator or cane for activities away from my home. I also had my daughter’s college orientation looming. Through online research I narrowed down my options… Continue reading Golden Literider Envy

AT driving, MS, MS Driving, wheelchair vehicle

My Journey to Driving with Assisted Technology, part 2

OK, where was I? Wheelchair van shopping. Shall we start that emotional rollercoaster together now? Maybe a MS joke first to lighten the mood? I’ve seen this one a lot of places and do not know the author. A person with MS walks into a bar. And a table, and a chair, and a wall.… Continue reading My Journey to Driving with Assisted Technology, part 2

AT driving, MS, MS Driving, wheelchair vehicle

My Journey to Driving with Assisted Technology

My path to driving with assisted technology began with a scary event - a traffic accident. Before the accident I compensated for the occasional difficulty easily. I reasoned I needed more strength training. It was working too. I even found myself climbing into the car the typical person way after being at the gym. This… Continue reading My Journey to Driving with Assisted Technology