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My Journey to Driving with Assisted Technology, Part 3

I had my first assisted technology (AT) driving lesson yesterday! Yippee! This has been several months coming. It did not go smoothly. I only made it a few houses down the street. I did not even finish the driving at my driveway. But we made a lot of progress you can’t measure with distance. We… Continue reading My Journey to Driving with Assisted Technology, Part 3

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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