EZ Rampz Mobility Solutions opens new interactive showroom

EZ Rampz/Mobility Solutions moved from a 3,500-square-foot facility to a 13,000-square-foot location, we now have the space we need to feature all the accessibility products we offer for sale and for rent. This is the first showroom of its kind in the Roanoke Valley, benefiting thousands of people with short and long term mobility issues that depend [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Disability Safety: Keeping Your Home Secure

Being disabled or elderly can often make it difficult to navigate around your own home. Accessibility and mobility become difficult, and you become prone to more accidents in your bathroom, on the stairs or even at your front door. Besides installing our assistive technology products in your home such as wheelchair lifts, platforms and ramps, [...]

Navigating College with a Mobile Disability

College can be a frightening experience for any incoming freshman. However, the prospect of moving away from the safety of your home can be even more intimidating if you suffer from a mobile disability or impairment. Though the experience may be daunting, it’s important that prospective students understand that most college campuses are appropriately equipped [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Disability, Education, Support, Tips|0 Comments

GPE’s Education Goals In 2020

The Disabilities Education Act clearly states that children with disabilities have the right to a free and appropriate education, meaning it should be of no cost to the family and that educational services must be individually designed to meet each child’s unique needs. Yet, children with disabilities are still being excluded from education sector plans [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Children, Disability, Education, Support|0 Comments

Children With Disabilities Excluded from Education

People with disabilities face several everyday struggles; there’s no doubt about that. However, there is so much more to their struggle than not being able to climb the stairs in their own homes or the lack of accessibility in public places, especially for children. Have you ever noticed when you went to public or private [...]

By | July 13th, 2016|Children, Disability, Education, Support|0 Comments

Six Struggles People With Disabilities Face

You may think you understand how a disabled person feels, but chances are that you don’t (unless you yourself are handicapped). Sure, you know they may struggle with accessibility in bathrooms. You may even feel like you understand their struggle to perform normal activities, but it’s so much more than that. The stigmas that come [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|Disability, Tips|0 Comments

Assistive Technology for Kids, Adults and Elders

Technology rules our society. It is the very foundation that allows us to thrive and continue to find new ways to make living a whole lot easier. Assistive technology is the type of technology that helps the physically disabled. From self-driving cars to learning mobile apps, assistive technology helps the physically and mentally disabled make [...]

The Other Side of the Bathroom Debate

There is no shortage of opinions when it comes to laws concerning who should or shouldn’t be allowed to enter public restrooms. Though both sides of the debate each offer compelling arguments, there is one population that remains vastly overlooked-- the disabled community. With the debate concerning bathroom laws heating up, many within the disabled [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|Disability, Support|0 Comments

“Splish, splash I was takin’ a bath”

The old Bobby Darin hit “Splish, Splash” made a bathroom sound fun. There was a-splishin' and a-splashin' Reelin' with the feelin' Movin' and a-groovin' Rockin' and a-rollin', yeah, yeah For many of us, the “movin’ and a-groovin’” is a little more dangerous the older we get and we hope “a-splishin’ and a-splashin’” isn’t from a [...]

By | March 2nd, 2015|Caregiver Tips, Disability, DisAbility Solutions, Tips|0 Comments

Let’s be careful out there…

It's winter, if you live in our area and haven't seen some snow and ice yet, you will soon. We've talked about how best to melt snow and ice on your ramp here, but what about after you are off your ramp? Here are some handy tips to reduce the risk of falling and getting [...]

By | January 19th, 2015|Caregiver Tips, Disability, Uncategorized|0 Comments