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Introducing the new tecla-e™!

Introducing the new tecla-e™!

tecla-e is the newest version of tecla. The cloud-connected assistive device provides users with control of their smart-devices and environment. tecla-e is for anyone who cannot easily use a smartphone, tablet computer or household technology independently. This includes those with limited upper-body mobility...

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#AccessLove

#AccessLove

Meet Todd and Karen. They met, fell in love, and now live happily ever after. We're proud to say that Tecla played a little part in the story too! Todd lives with a C4 spinal cord injury. He's been using...

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Give the Gift of Accessibility This Holiday Season!

Give the Gift of Accessibility This Holiday Season!

 

This holiday season, we invite you to join Tecla and Ontario March of Dimes Canada in sharing the gift of accessibility. For every $175 USD we raise, we will match you, dollar for dollar, and donate a Tecla to someone who hasn't yet benefitted from accessing mobile technology.

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Amazing Halloween costumes for kids in wheelchairs

Amazing Halloween costumes for kids in wheelchairs

A magic dragon? The captain of a pirate's ship? A royal with their very own castle? 

Those are all costumes that Ryan and Lana Weimer, the founders of Magic Wheelchair, have created for their children who have spinal muscular atrophy,  as well as for other children around the world who require the use of wheelchairs.

 

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335 miles of terrain covered in 11 days? Ian Mackay did it!

335 miles of terrain covered in 11 days? Ian Mackay did it!

Over the summer, Ian Mackay accomplished something that most people would find daunting. Starting in Port Angeles, WA, he spent 10 days traveling by wheelchair to arrive in Portland, OR. 

During that time, he raised over $11,000 and was even named "Washingtonian of the Day."

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