Mobile Scooter AlternativeChristian De Grâce, President, RideUp Mobility Inc. and Christian Fabi, President, Oxybec Inc. met with OT’s in Sherbrooke for a “lunch & learn session”.

The group was introduced to RideUp’s New powered mobility product. Discussed were concerns regarding the limitations of power wheel chairs and scooters and how the RideUp product addressed these issues.

The group agreed that the  most common criticism of  power wheel chair and power  scooter user is; “I am sitting so low it is diffi cult to interact with other people” Recognized was that the unique design of RideUp, in providing the user with eye to eye contact with their world, restores dignity and a sense of inclusion to those that require a powered mobility device.Power Wheelchair Alternative

The group also brought forward some key issues regarding accessibility inside the home. The RideUp product was seen as being a real problem solver for the user when reaching into upper kitchen cupboards. In addition, the ease at which entry way doors handles can be reached, opened and entered were seen as key strengths.