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You accessorize your scooter. You accessorize your wheel chair. Did you know you can accessorize your wheel chair lifts with two essential don't-leave-the-ground-without-them accessories like:
• Telephone Jacks
• Automatic Door Openers
Why would you need telephone jacks for electric wheel chair lifts when you have a cell phone? Just as with power wheelchairs and electric wheelchairs, cell phones can interfere, so leave them on the ground. It's a good idea to have a phone available with a long cord.
Automatic door openers work well if you're in an electric wheelchair or manual wheelchair with limited use of arms. Think of it—the door opens Star Trek-style as you boost yourself up to your doorstep.
Some portable wheel chair lifts such as the Ascension VIRTUOSO have a compression feature and casters so you can get them through narrow school auditorium doors. You don't have to read a wheel chair lift guide to see the advantages that that offers.
Never underestimate the power of wheel chair lifts, the human spirit...and accessorizing!
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|