You don’t need to be a celebrity to benefit from the highest-quality products for home care, mobility and accessibility! While famous people with disabilities can often afford custom-fabricated equipment, the staff at Pacific Mobility, Inc. provides the customized solutions and attention-to-detail that customers deserve. We often look to the stories of well-known personalities to better understand the challenges that face our clients. A great resource for staying connected are the social media profiles of celebrities with disabilities. Learning about the ways they have overcome their disabilities can be motivating to those who people with physical limitations themselves. Here are seven physically-challenged people well worth following online:
Stephen Hawking is an internationally renowned physicist. He has lived with MND (Motor Neuron Disease) for more than 40 years. Doctors told him he wouldn’t live two years beyond the age of 21 when he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He is unable to talk, breathe easy, walk and hold up his head in an upright position.
Sue Austin is a British artist who has been using a wheelchair for two decades due to an extended illness. Doctors informed her of her limitations but she pushed forward and now inspires people around the world as she scuba dives with her innovative underwater wheelchair creating beautiful visual art.
Nick Vujicic is a best-selling author and well-known motivational speaker. He has tetra-amelia syndrome, which means he was born with no limbs.
Santina Muha is an actress, writer, host, public speaker, comic, and media consultant. She was involved in a car accident at the age of five that left her paralyzed.
John Hockenberry is a Peabody and Emmy Award winning journalist and author. He has been using a wheelchair since age 19, when he suffered a spinal cord injury in a car accident.
Tatyana McFadden is a Russian-born United States Paralympian athlete that competes in the T54 category. She has attended multiple Summer Paralympic Games and has won 10 medals.
Itzhak Perlman is a Israeli-American violinist and conductor. His legs were paralyzed permanently when he was four years old due to polio.
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President, Husband, Father, Grandfather Graduate of UC Davis- Bio Sci Major- Go Aggies! Jeff has extensive experience in all of Pacific Mobility’s products and services, and specializes in accessibility products as well as stairlifts, ceiling lifts and custom wheel chairs. His hobbies include spending time with family, gardening, mountain biking, exercising and off road motorcycle riding.
24 years as Owner/President of Pacific Mobility Center – selling, installing, and servicing stairlifts, porch lifts, ceiling lifts, pool lifts, handicap ramping, specialty wheelchairs, scooters, power wheel chairs, and other power mobility devices
Certified Environmental Access Consultant since 2008
Licensed General Contractor since 1998
Certified Aging in Place Specialist since 2016
Board Member for Home Access Professionals
Member of Association of Members of the Accessibility Equipment Industry (AEMA)