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Wheelchairs

Wheelchair bound athletes put their skills on display at the MLB All Star Fan Fest. (Credit CBS 2)

New York Mets And Major League Baseball Reach Out To Wheelchair Athletes

With all of the excitement surrounding the upcoming Major League Baseball All Star Game the timing was perfect for athletes from the Wheelchair Sports Federation to put their own skills on display on Sunday.

07/14/2013

Delta Airlines Wheelchairs (credit: CBS 2)

Disability Advocates Speak Out Against Airport Wheelchair Abusers

It’s hard to pin down an official number for how many of the requests for wheelchairs are bogus, but one expert estimates it at 15 percent nationwide.

05/13/2013

Victor Calise tests out one of the city’s wheelchair-accessible taxis – Sep 14, 2012 (credit: Accessible Dispatch)

Wheelchair Taxi Program Gets Mostly Positive Reviews At Six-Month Mark

About six months ago, the city rolled out a program to help people in wheelchairs link up with one of just a few hundred accessible taxis out there.

02/13/2013

Eisenhower Park - East Meadow, NY - May 7, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

East Meadow Now Has Park For Handicapped Children

A new section of Eisenhower Park features foam-covered ground, swings you can’t fall out of, and rides that can accommodate wheelchairs.

05/08/2012