Just like cars, electric scooters vary in price depending on their size, specs and condition. Generally speaking, they can be priced as low as $1400 and range up to …
Anna Blinks has done things most 14 year-olds have not. She’s been on national television on Ten’s five O’clock news; she’s given speeches for large audiences; she’s been an ambassador for children’s charity Variety.
A crucial component of a mobility scooter is its battery. The battery determines how far you can go in between charges, and the quality of the battery also determines its lifespan – how long it’ll last before you have to replace it.
Joanne Mendes, Manager of the Scooters Australia Dandenong branch has been getting used to the NDIS and all its quirks. One issue pops up more than it should – people are forgetting to include ongoing costs in their NDIS plans, which has been coming back to bite them.
Buying a mobility scooter has been a journey in itself. An emotional journey, a realisation that one has moved into another phase of life, the fear of the downward spiral, the reluctance to be defined by disability, an image problem one could say. It was a long and painful journey of approach and retreat.
Yes, clicking that big shiny Buy Button is exhilarating, cathartic, soothing, sometimes terrifying. But when it comes to mobility scooters and powerchairs, it’s a no-no.