Wheelchair

NDSU Reaches Settlement With U.S Attorney’s Office For ADA Violations

The findings found the university did not provide enough wheelchair seating, seating for companions of wheelchair users and accessible aisle seating.

FARGO, N.D. — All Tammy DeSautel and her daughter Macy wanted to do was watch basketball at the SHAC at NDSU. “Ya know we were just there to watch a game and to have some fun and cheer, ya know my nephews it just really threw me off guard when we ran into those obstacles,” DeSautel said. Those obstacles became…

Picture of Crowd Hoisting Woman In Wheelchair At Rock Concert In Minot Goes Viral

A group of good Samaritans hoisted her up on their shoulders so she could see the stage

Kate Marthaler/FacebookMINOT, ND — The best view is always from the top! At a concert for the rock band Weezer at the North Dakota State Fair last Saturday in Minot, a woman using a wheelchair got a great view. A group of Good Samaritans hoisted her up on their shoulders so she could see the stage. Kate Marthaler shared the…

Jumping for Joy Video Goes Viral; Watch 4-Year-Old Wyatt Reach New Heights in His Wheelchair

And that video she's mentioning has been seen by more than four million people!

FARGO, N.D. — Have you ever been scrolling through Facebook and found an awesome viral video? You’ll be excited to know the next one you see comes right from Fargo. “This video has just been, it’s been incredible,” said Kim Pladson, the Executive Director at TNT Fitness in Fargo. And that video she’s mentioning has been seen by more than…

Competitive Curling with HOPE Inc.

Families showed support and cheered the players on at the F–M Curling Club in Fargo as they focused on pushing their stones across the ice.

FARGO, ND — HOPE Inc. is giving kids and adults a chance to get competitive on the ice. Families showed support and cheered the players on at the F-M Curling Club in Fargo as they focused on pushing their stones across the ice. The night is offered to anyone with mobility challenges, even those who are not in a wheelchair….

Those with Limited Mobility at Risk from Snow Covered Walkways

A fine isn't the only risk you face by not shoveling

Snow covered sidewalks can be an annoyance for everyone but for those with physical disabilities they can be dangerous. “You pretty much have to have bare pavement or you’re going to be at risk of getting stuck,” said Executive Director of the Freedom Resource Center,  Nate Aalgaard. Aalgaard is wheelchair bound and winter can be an especially tough time. “There’s…