Feature Stories

  • Enabled Life
    Man choosing fruit from bowl on table

    From MyPlate to My Plan

    Smart nutrition choices are not hard to make as long as you know the basics.

  • Bubbles

    Wash, Rinse, Spin

    Cushions are made of many different materials: air cells, foams of different densities and thicknesses, gel, honeycomb or a combination. But they’re all designed to keep you comfortable and support you. And one of the best ways to get the most from your wheelchair seat cushion is to take good care of it.

  • Seating the pelvis

    The Trouble With Sitting

    The Mobility Project asked Susan Cwiertnia, PT, MS, clinical specialist at Varilite, to discuss the importance of proper seating and positioning.

  • Diabetes and healthy eating

    Diabetes and Paralysis: Are You at Risk?

    Paralysis increases the risk for developing diabetes by three, according to University of Georgia researcher Dr. Kevin McCully.

  • What You Don't Know About Funding…

    Learn payors' policies and what you can do to help yourself pay for mobility equipment.

About this Website

The Mobility Project (TMP) strives to help empower the community of wheelchair users, assistive technology users and their families by promoting dialogue and sharing ideas that can advance their many abilities and opportunities. TMP works to provide practical, timely information on assistive technology, accessibility, health-related resources, clinical conditions, advocacy and other topics of interest to this community and culture — while serving and appreciating people of all age groups and levels of ability.