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by Coll
1 week ago
Forum: Travel & Recreation
Topic: Hotels that rent room as ada complying that are not.
Replies: 2
Views: 500

Re: Hotels that rent room as ada complying that are not.

Best Western Hotels are mostly franchised not company owned so unfortunately the only recourse is to file a complaint with the city of Branson. My suggestion is let their department of touristry know that you are letting disabled people know of this problem.
by Coll
2 weeks ago
Forum: Chat Room Actions
Topic: What Happened with suze!
Replies: 5
Views: 201

Re: What Happened with suze!

I think all of you were extremely patient with suze. She really got a bee stuck in her bonnet.
Thanks for letting us know.
by Coll
11 months ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is there anyone else from india?
Replies: 3
Views: 712

Re: Is there anyone else from india?

Go to chat. There is almost always someone there. Where it shows you add the only one on line is people reading the posts here, not those in chatty.
by Coll
1 year ago
Forum: Assistive Technology Discussion
Topic: Off-road mountain climbing wheelchair
Replies: 3
Views: 894

Re: Off-road mountain climbing wheelchair

As soon as they get the electric motor figured out and installed I'll see if I can get someone to show me how to get the information somewhere for you. It, as it is, wouldn't be safe on crowded trails. I use out mainly on my own property, off trail.
by Coll
1 year ago
Forum: Assistive Technology Discussion
Topic: Off-road mountain climbing wheelchair
Replies: 3
Views: 894

Re: Off-road mountain climbing wheelchair

Glyn, have you thought about adapting an ATV? Might be easier.
I use an ATV here in the Rockies. We put a special muffler on it so that it makes a lot less noise. At the moment we have a friend that is trying to adapt an electric motor to use on one.
by Coll
1 year ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Disability Survey - Requesting survey participation
Replies: 1
Views: 628

Re: Disability Survey - Requesting survey participation

Not allowed access to the forms without approval from the owner.
by Coll
1 year ago
Forum: Friendship, Romance and Dating
Topic: Looking for friends
Replies: 2
Views: 780

Re: Looking for friends

NonViolent, please join us in the chatroom. You'll make a lot of friends there.
by Coll
1 year ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice Needed for Student Loan Discharge
Replies: 2
Views: 785

Re: Advice Needed for Student Loan Discharge

Maybe you should talk to a psychiatrist. They would be willing to look into your non-obvious disability, and they are a md. I doubt that any respectable doctor though would be willing to sign the paper on just your say so. They either will need your records and then also do an evaluation, which coul...
by Coll
1 year ago
Forum: Assistive Technology Discussion
Topic: The Wheelchair Decision
Replies: 1
Views: 618

Re: The Wheelchair Decision

Jeremy, Instead of a wheelchair, a small mobility scooter might be the thing. I know that many able body students use them to make it across campus at the university I taught at. There are some that fold up and are light weight. I'm really sorry that your mother has acted ashamed of your disability ...
by Coll
1 year ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Multiple Chemical Sensitivities and Social Marginalization
Replies: 1
Views: 460

Re: Multiple Chemical Sensitivities and Social Marginalization

Tornado, I'm sorry that you are living with chemical sensitivity also. I'm fortunate to have a doctor that has experience dealing with it so he has been a wonderful help. Many of is with fibromyalgia develop chemical sensitivity. As for communicating with verbal cues I'm trying to figure out what yo...
by Coll
1 year ago
Forum: Chat Room Actions
Topic: Help And Self Moderation
Replies: 4
Views: 1507

Re: Help And Self Moderation

TiGgEr,
Thanks for the reminder. I know that sometimes I can do all the things you've mentioned. If a mod sees me doing any of them if they have a moment please pm me and let me know. You guys have a hard enough job without any of us regulars making it harder.
by Coll
1 year ago
Forum: Friendship, Romance and Dating
Topic: I am looking for new friends
Replies: 1
Views: 581

Re: I am looking for new friends

csj I would love to be your friend. I don't make it to the forums all the time but try to get into the chatroom every night USA time. Please come in and you'll make lots of friends.
by Coll
1 year ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Inspiration, hopefully.....
Replies: 3
Views: 2221

Re: Inspiration, hopefully.....

Yes Peacock, it is amazing what we can do when we decide to do it. We may be handicapped but with determination we aren't disabled. We are just able in a different way than others or for some of us different than we were before.
by Coll
1 year ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lack of Fulfillment/Quality of Life after becoming disabled
Replies: 2
Views: 609

Re: Lack of Fulfillment/Quality of Life after becoming disabled

I understand your chemical sensitivity. It can be very hard to adapt. One thing I've done is remove as many chemicals from my house as possible. I clean my house totally with organic cleansers. My clothes are washed in an organic detergent. I've found that the fewer chemicals I'm exposed to on a reg...
by Coll
1 year ago
Forum: Friendship, Romance and Dating
Topic: Looking for friends
Replies: 14
Views: 2239

Re: Looking for friends

Our chatroom is almost constantly pretty active. It's a great place to make and talk with friends. We even sometimes get serious.