Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

Helping Children Pursue Their Dreams

Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

Helping Children Pursue Their Dreams

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For 26 years, Ricon[R] has been committed to people with disabilities. An industry leader and innovator in the manufacture of wheelchair lifts and other mobility products, the company strives not simply to provide products, but mobility answers for individuals.

Ricon's line of wheelchair lifts, power door openers and power seat bases represents its commitment to engineering, manufacturing and selection of the best, safest and most affordable mobility solutions. Its corporate sponsorships also reflect the company's commitment to children with disabilities, as well as to their families -- in their homes and in their communities.

Ricon in action

Sports on Wheels is a program developed by The Amateur Athletic Union to provide children who use wheel-chairs with athletic opportunities both in team and in individual sports. Ricon's participation in this program helps generate much-needed funds to keep Sports on Wheels up, running and helping kids think about and play sports.

Working with Southern California Mobility, Ricon[R] made sure the Special Needs Scouts Troop 767 in Orange County, California, would always "Be Prepared.' The guys of Troop 767 are like any other -- learning skills and gaining confidence together -- except that each member has a disability, often requiring a wheelchair. …

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