• 17-APR-2015

  • SOURCE: National Mobility Equipment Dealer's Association

Overcoming the Challenges of Disabilities

Veteran and Triathlete, Mike Savicki, and Entrepreneur Actress and Restaurateur, Ashley Lauren Fisher Share

How to Live an Active, Mobile Lifestyle After Facing Life-Changing Accidents

Plus, Find out How to Vote for Your Local Hero who will be awarded a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

May is National Mobility Awareness Month and the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association is holding its fourth annual Local Heroes celebration, an online contest in which deserving "Local Heroes" can submit their stories of overcoming mobility challenges as a chance to be awarded a wheelchair accessible vehicle.

Over 18 million people in the United States and Canada have mobility issues and constitute the largest minority group in the U.S.

To help raise awareness about the mobility solutions, Mike Savicki and Ashley Lauren Fisher shared their personal stories, gave tips on how to overcome disability and how to participate in the Local Heroes and nominate someone in your life who triumphs over adversity.