Keeping Up

Hoover, Richard
April 2008
PN;Apr2008, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p10
Trade Publication
The article discusses his contribution to the Paralyzed Veterans of America. He stated that his interview thought him about the significant advances in wheelchair design. The said interview was for a national publication that was doing an article on the newest things in wheelchairs. Moreover, in previous issues, he has written about the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) that opened society of wheelchair users.


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