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Evelyn’s Story

Evelyn is three and a half years old and loves Sesame Street, swimming, sledding in the snow, and will become a big sister this summer. Evelyn was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome which affects the way the brain develops, causing a progressive loss of motor skills and speech.


Andre’s Story

Andre is a happy, smart, and joyful eight-year-old twin boy that developed hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy with spastic triplegia as a result of a brain bleed at birth. He loves Pete the Cat, slides, swings, and bubbles.


Adam’s Story

Life for Adam, a political science major at Sacramento State University, has completely changed since receiving his new Permobil standing power wheelchair.

Avery Joy

Avery Joy’s Story

Avery Joy is 4 years old and from Mangham, Louisiana. She was diagnosed with Adenlysuccinate Lyase Deficiency, a metabolic, genetic disorder when she was 8 months old. She developed epilepsy at 3 months old and continues to have almost daily seizures.


Caleb’s Story

Caleb was born with Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome) and at 14, developed catatonia. Catatonia is the loss of different skills, including the ability to communicate meaningfully. In 2017 Caleb received a speech device. It took him a while to figure it out, but he has worked hard at it and it’s getting easier.


Chris’s Story

Chris became the only licensed quadriplegic performance stage rally racer in the U.S., with his desire to race to come after his injury. Finding enjoyment in physical work and construction, Chris’s hobbies include building and racing my rally car, fishing, kayaking and just building anything I needed it wished to.


Christine’s Story

Christine worked closely with Numotion for a few months to evaluate and trial different mobility devices – over time a trusting relationship was formed. Numotion was not a contracted provider with her insurance plan, but continued to work with both Christine and the health plan in order to help get Christine her much needed customized power wheelchair.

Customer Advisory Board

Customer Advisory Board’s Story

Numotion’s Customer Advisory Board is comprised of diverse individuals who share direct customer insights with Numotion regarding experiences and perspectives, as well as provide ideas and guidance resulting in lasting positive change at Numotion and the CRT industry as a whole.


Cyndi’s Story

Cyndi had polio at age two before the vaccine. A high percentage of people who had polio now have what’s called, Post Polio Syndrome (PPS). PPS causes new-onset weakness of your nerves and muscles. Symptoms usually start between 20 and 40 years after the original polio illness. Cyndi was born and raised in central Illinois but now lives in Tennessee. She proudly holds the title of Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee 2019 and 3rd Runner Up to Ms. Wheelchair America 2020.


David’s Story

David grew up in Bogalusa, Louisiana with a love for swimming, waterskiing, and boating. On August 24th, 1984, David was about to go back to school and was enjoying being outside with friends. David was doing his usual “daredevil tricks” on a rope swing in his yard when the rope suddenly broke, and he went crashing to the ground. That day, at 15 years old, David suffered a C5 incomplete spinal cord injury.


Deborah’s Story

Deborah is fifty-four years young originally from Ohio but currently resides in Tennessee. She has been a wheelchair user since 2012 from an auto accident resulting in a spinal cord injury.


EB’s Story

Elizabeth (EB) is 43 years old, living in Little Colorado. Before her injury, EB went to college in Boulder and graduate school in Denver and spent over 8 years in California working as a physical therapist. In an unfortunate turn of events in her late 30s, she dove headfirst into a swimming pool causing a severe spinal cord injury at the cervical level of her spinal cord leaving her a complete quadriplegic.