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Rebecca

Rebecca’s Story

Rebecca is 31 years old and lives in Southeast Michigan. She was born with Escobar Syndrome. This is a genetic condition that affects all of her joints and muscles. She can’t straighten out her fingers, elbows, knees, and hips and has severe scoliosis which affects her breathing and wears hearing aids in both ears and has glasses due to being low vision. However, since receiving her new Quantum Stretto wheelchair she said she has found more independence and mobility with its many features.

Rob

Rob’s Story

Rob Semple lives in Waco, Texas. He was diagnosed in November of 2019 with ALS with a rare variant form called Brachial Amyotrophic Diplegia. At first, Rob and his family were thankful, before they realized how limiting it would be. Eventually, things became even harder when the disease began to affect Rob’s balance and his ability to walk. This was unexpected for them, and they needed to move quickly to get a power chair. 

Sean

Sean’s Story

Sean and his Numotion team worked very hard to obtain this life-changing equipment, the Jaco Robotic Arm. The Jaco Robotic Arm resembles a full human arm that corresponds to the shoulder, elbow, and wrist. The Jaco Robotic Arm trial was a huge success. Sean quickly learned how to operate this complex device through his wheelchair joystick. He was immediately able to pick up a fork and simulate feeding himself, grasp a bottle of water from the counter and get himself a drink. Sean can do a variety of things independently with the assistance from his Jaco Robotic Arm like: drinking, eating, scratching an itch,  holding his phone, playing chess and reaching things. 

Steve

Steve’s Story

Numotion customer, Steve, is 48-years-old living in Woodbridge, Connecticut, with his girlfriend, Sandra, also a Numotion customer. When Steve was a kid living in Long Island, New York, he was diagnosed with severe scoliosis, and a benign spinal cord tumor called an Astrocytoma. Steve had two surgeries to remove the tumors, which caused nerve damage, resulting in a spinal cord injury at the T4/T5 level and making him a full-time wheelchair user.

Tyler

Tyler’s Story

Tyler is thirty-six years old from Snohomish, Washington. Tyler is a C1 quadriplegic, paralyzed from the neck down from a diving accident in 2012. In the summer, Tyler enjoys skydiving, scuba diving, sunbathing and pretending he is Formula One race car driver as he tears through his property. In the winter he enjoys watching football, reading, and learning a new skill at least once per year.

Wes

Wes’s Story

In April 2020,  Wes was diagnosed with ALS and received a power wheelchair from Numotion. Since Wes is a huge Minnesota Wild Ice Hockey fan, Numotion decked his chair out in Minnesota Wild colors. Stephanie, Wes’ wife said that their Numotion team has been fabulous.

Xavier

Xavier’s Story

At eight months old, Xavier was diagnosed with quadriplegic cerebral palsy. Quadriplegic cerebral palsy refers to difficulty in controlling movements in the arms and the legs. Numotion has been a part of Xavier’s mobility journey for 10 plus years working with ATP, Lindsey.

Zander

Zander’s Story

At thirteen months old, Zander went from a walking, running and climbing baby to a paraplegic in a few short hours. Zander was diagnosed with Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a rare disease that affects the spinal cord, the part of the nervous system that carries messages to and from the brain. He was treated at Levine Children’s Hospital and spent three weeks there for inpatient rehab. Recovery from AFM is unknown. Zander continues to make slow but steady progress.

Tamara

Tamara’s Story

Numotion Brand Ambassador Karen Roy, introduces us to Numotion customer and Ms. Wheelchair Louisiana 2019, Tamara.

Donovan

Donovan’s Story

Donovan is an adventurous two-year-old who loves playing with his six siblings and being outside. He was diagnosed with Spina Bifida myelomeningocele, the most severe form of Spina Bifida, at 20 weeks while still in Utero.

Elizabeth

Elizabeth’s Story

Elizabeth and her family have been supported by Numotion, who introduced the family to complex rehab technology like custom seating for her wheelchair, activity chair and a device that allows Elizabeth to keep her head in place. Numotion Assistive Technology Professional, Lindsey, has been instrumental in discovering new solutions to some of Elizabeth’s needs.

Elliot

Elliot’s Story

Elliot is a happy three-year-old who loves swinging and being outside. At seven months, Elliot started having seizures and was diagnosed with infantile spasms which caused severe developmental delays. Several months later Elliot was given the official diagnosis of cerebral palsy.