Civitan Clubs Use IKAN Bowler to Help People with Disabilities

The Mission Statement for Civitan International is: “To build good citizenship by providing a volunteer organization of clubs dedicated to serving individual and community needs with an emphasis on helping people with developmental disabilities.” Source: http://www.civitan.com/template.php?t=sr&id=101 Civitan members in Louisiana were excited to learn about the IKAN Bowler and how it can empower wheelchair users […]

What’s Coming in 2011

The two main things I want to profile on my blog in 2011 are: (1) IKAN User profiles from people around the U.S. and World, and (2) further chronicles of my pursuit of the Diaphragm Pacing System (DPS). Wheelchair users around the U.S. and also some abroad, mostly in Europe, are enjoying dynamic bowling with […]

IKAN User Profile: Ross Grimball, Louisiana

Ross Grimball emailed me recently wanting some advice on how I pickup the single corner-pin spares (7 and 10, individually).  Ross is a 17-year-old young man who bowls in a youth league, despite using a wheelchair due to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  I was happy to share my approach on those spares, and I also asked […]

New Record for a Female Using Sip-and-Puff!

My friend and fellow Quad Squad member Rhonda Reese set a new record for dynamic wheelchair bowling by a female driving her chair by sip-and-puff. After not being able to bowl for about six months, Rhonda shook the rust off her bowling game and bowled an impressive 170 — beating her previous best by a […]

The Quad Squad…

The Quad Squad refers to a group of friends with varying levels and types of quadriplegia (a quadriplegic is broadly defined as someone with impairment in all four limbs and can result from spinal cord injury, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, and other conditions).   We have a Central Florida Quad Squad group that goes bowling […]