ACCESS-ABLE Newsletter

Issue : Vol I Number 11 (07-November-1998)

Last Update: Monday, 29-May-2006 06:13:15 PDT

THE PARALYSIS SOCIETY OF AMERICA with 17,000 members and growing, is a
national organization whose members and supporters are people with spinal
cord injury or disease.  Like the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) from
which it emerged, PSA is committed to devoting its energy and resources to
Quality health care for people with spinal cord dysfunction.  Research and
education addressing spinal cord dysfunction.  Civil rights and
opportunities that maximize the independence and quality of life of all its
members.  The dissemination of information concerning the full spectrum of
issues associated with spinal cord injury and disease.
It also offers it member a great benefit package including the National
Spinal Cord Injury Hotline, publications and videos, newsletter along with
an array of discounts on everything for medical equipment and care to
travel and entertainment. For more information on their benefits and how
you can join check out their Web site at
or call (888) 772-1711.
for those who are deaf, have speech difficulties or anyone traveling
abroad. The 4" by 5" booklet has pictures related to 6 main topics:
services, shopping, sports & entertainment, transportation, accommodation,
and food items. To order a copy, send $6.95 including shipping to ArnMoor
Publishing, 3956 Town Center Blvd., Suite 104, Orlando, FL 32837; Tel:
(407) 855-5944 or Fax (407) 855-5958.
ACCESSIBLE BED & BREAKFAST - Located just 20 minutes from downtown
Asheville, NC in the heart of western North Carolina is a fully furnished
one bedroom
cottage called Foggytop. The guest accommodation, which is attached to a
beautiful chalet home, has a queen size four poster bed, fully equipped
mini kitchen and living/dining room with gas log fireplace and sleeper
sofa.  Privacy and beautiful mountain views from the glass walled living
area and bedroom. The bathroom has a low threshold shower with seat, hand
held shower and grab bars both in the shower and at the toilet. Wheelchair
accessibility with ramps to the front door and deck. The large private deck
with gas grill provides outdoor enjoyment and spectacular sunset views.
Peace and tranquillity along with gracious hosts await you on Foggytop's 17
secluded mountain acres.
Some of the areas favorite sites are, the Biltmore Estate, the Folk Art
Center, Blue Ridge Parkway, Chimney Rock Park, North Carolina Arboretum,
Farmers market, along with many boutique, crafts and antique stores.
For more information contact: Naomi Levine, Foggytop, 299 Locust Grove
Weaverville, NC 28787  Phone/fax (828) 645-4584  Email:
QUANTUM Q-100 - The Compact collapsible bath chair for travel and everyday
use. No tools required to: Fold or Adjust Transport Or Use Approximate
weight 20 pounds Special Features reversible for left or right transfer /
left or right faucet configuration. Fully adjustable height. Rain Channel
on seat allows show curtain to close keeping water off floor and in tub.
Available with
flat or commode seat.
PVC and vinyl surfaces will not support bacterial growth, and are never
cold to the touch.  Durable nylon carrying case available. Limited Lifetime
For more information and pictures check out their web page at: or contact:
Peak Distribution Services, 999 Eastwood Drive, Golden, CO 80401.  Toll
Free 888 340-PEAK Phone: (303) 526-9867 Fax: (303) 233-8444 E-Mail:
traveling alone or do you have a loved one that enjoys traveling but you
fear for their Safety? Travel Dreams can solve your problem. They offer a
variety of levels of services to meet most any need, from companion only
services to companions that can provided skilled nursing services. There
service can also include itinerary planning.
If you don't need a full time companion, but require part-time attendant
care at your destination, they can also arrange these services for most
cities in the U.S.
For more information check out their Web site at: or contact:  Travel Dreams, L.L.C., 1989 19th
Street Suite A, Boulder, Colorado 80302 Toll-Free 1-(877) 417-9611 Fax
1-(303) 417-9611
THIS MONTHS FEATURED TOUR - Nashville, Tennessee - one of the nations top
destinations! With a history that goes back to the late 1700's the city
comprises one of the most diverse cultures in America. It is a Mecca for
music and ante-bellum architecture. Nashville prides itself on its past and
present.  Check it out at:  http://www.access-
MOVIES FOR THOSE WHO ARE DEAF OR BLIND - General Cinema Theatres plans to
introduce DVS Theatrical and the Rear Window® Captioning System in Seattle,
Atlanta, and Philadelphia by early 1999. General Cinema is the first
Conventional movie theater chain to install these technologies, which were
developed by WGBH as part of the Motion Picture Access Project. DVS
Theatrical and Rear Window make it possible for moviegoers with vision or
hearing loss to enjoy first run films in theaters.  They are currently
available in Sherman Oaks, CA, and Lombard, IL.  For more information on
the project and updates of new treatres as they adopt this technology visit See you at the movies!
NEW DISABLED TRAVEL FORUM - This page is just being launched and only has a
couple of dozen members so far, but is well worth checking out.



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