Adding LED Lighting To An Electric Wheelchair
[ October 29th 2015 at 9:29 pm ]
A discussion about adding and the placement of after market LED lighting to an electric wheelchair.
A Message Of Hope For Those Who Have Anger Issues
[ May 3rd 2017 at 1:11 am ]
I've made this video for those individuals who have anger issues and the people who care about them. I talk about the value of asking for help so you are able to grow as a person and move on in your life.
Apply Heat Shrink Tubing To Wires
[ October 22nd 2017 at 10:02 pm ]
In part this video is a demonstration of how to apply heat shrink tubing. As someone with a physical disability I've also made this video to inspire. Specifically I encourage you to pursue your dream and keep pressing forward in life.
Being A Role Model To Children And Youth
[ July 30th 2017 at 12:41 am ]
Today was a very special day. i had 3 incredibly special moments which would not have happened if I hadn't lost my mobility and depended on a wheelchair. The lesson in this looking for the 'silver lining' in your circumstances, building on the positives in your life and finding solutions to the challenges or emotional stress you are facing.
Making A Difference In The Lives Of People You Encounter
[ August 12th 2016 at 9:46 pm ]
Tonight has been a very enjoyable and meaningful time at the pool as I did my physiotherapy. The connections I've made with children and youth were demonstrated. I've shared my evening to challenge you to make a difference in the lives of people you encounter.
Raising Awareness For Wheelchair Safety In "Big Box" Stores
[ April 25th 2016 at 12:11 am ]
In this video I speak about the practical reality of operating a power wheelchair safely within "big box" stores. Today a parent allowed a young child to walk behind my power wheelchair. It nearly caused me to back my wheelchair into the young child. The store isle this occurred in was packed with customers and multiple "bottle necks" were created by in store isle merchandise displays. I've also talked about techniques for approaching someone who uses a power wheelchair to offer practical assistance. Remember a wheelchair a tool for the person using it. It doesn't make the user less of a person.
The Second LED Flash Light I've Added To My Electric Wheelchair
[ November 4th 2015 at 6:20 pm ]
Here I show the second LED flash light I've added to my electric wheelchair. This is to keep me safe as I travel after dark to my physiotherapy.
Treating Life As A Marathon Not A Sprint
[ March 2nd 2017 at 5:58 pm ]
This is an inspirational video about one of the key lessons I learned after becoming a physically handicapped adult. This video is about time management and thinking through your priorities. It isn't just for those people who have a physical handicap. I remember the life style from the loss of my mobility. I hope this will help you think through how you spend your time and will help improve your quality of life.
Using A Service Dog To Improve Your Quality Of Life
[ May 26th 2017 at 11:16 pm ]
In this video I share the many benefits of using a service dog to improve the quality of life for chronic and acute illness. I also talk about getting creative in having access to a dog when the funds aren't available for ownership.
What My Grandma Made For My Childhood Hip Surgery
[ March 12th 2017 at 8:11 pm ]
In this video I share the house coat my Grandma made for the doll I slept with while healing from my 2 childhood Legg Perthes disease surgeries. I also have talked about other things my parents did to prepare me for having surgery as a 5 and 6 year old child.