You and your family are extremely important to us. By becoming a member of our Community Spotlight, you are helping us to support and inspire families just like yours. Offer a snapshot of your life, maybe even take us on an adventure, and show others how unique and important your mobility equipment is to you!

Click here to view our Community Spotlight archive!

David and Shelby Being Fitted With Their One-of-a-kind Wedding Chair

At Custom Mobility, we do much more than repair wheelchairs or accessible vehicles: we help make dreams happen. David and Shelby came to us about the accessibility of their wedding. Specifically, they wanted us to create a way that they could share their first dance as any other couple: lo...

Learn More
Custom Mobility Helps Scouts Get Their Disability Awareness Merit Badges

We love it when local organizations reach out and ask us to teach them about disability and accessibility. Thanks to Gary, a former member of our team, we recently had the privilege of hosting a local Boy Scout and Cub Scout Troop. To help them fulfill the requirement for the Disability Aw...

Learn More
Allie Benson and Charlies Champs Change Lives

The gift of adaptive equipment can change the lives of children with disabilities and their families Through her non-profit Charlie’s Champs, Allie Benson has made it her mission to help children with degenerative disorders. In honor of her late daughter, Allie donates adapti...

Learn More
The Lake Wales Police Officers Association Helps Student Take First Steps

Thanks to funds raised by the Lake Wales Police Officers Association, our Custom Mobility team was able to provide a stander to nine year old Jordan Colon. A student at Victory Ridge Academy, Jordan’s new stander has helped him gain enough strength to take his first steps. It was est...

Learn More
The Great American Teach-In 2021

Another year and another Great American Teach-In under our belt! Thank you to Pinellas Central Elementary School for always hosting us. We love the opportunity to teach children about people with disabilities, and why wheelchairs are so important. Of course, we can’t help but show off a little...

Learn More
Meeting with Racing Legend Sam Schmidt at the St Pete Grand Prix!

As if the 2022 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Pete wasn’t exciting enough, guess who our team bumped into? We’re still star struck, and were so excited to talk with Indy Racing League legend Sam Schmidt! Founder of Sam Schmidt Motorsports, now known as Arrow McLaren SP, Schmidt has won a nu...

Learn More
Paula and James: A Peek Into the Life of Power Chair Users

Paula and James Diviney don’t have to live in an assisted living center thanks to Section 8, however, their current home doesn’t accommodate their power wheelchairs! Right now they’ve had to get by with cramped conditions where they can’t even access their bathroom....

Learn More
Lightning Foundation Donates $50,000 to Self-Reliance, Inc

On February 1, 2022, the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program honored community leader Ben Ritter. Because of his involvement, Ben has ensured that public spaces such as Sparkman Wharf, Riverfront Park, and Raymond James Stadium remain accessible and ADA complian...

Learn More
2021 UCF Assistive Technology Fair

Our team loves to work with therapists and medical professionals, especially while they’re still in school, since we get to teach them about Complex Rehab Technology. At the UCF Assistive Technology Fair, we had the opportunity to speak with Physical Therapy students from the Univers...

Learn More
Christine Garner: Leaning Into Success

A woman of many titles, Christine Garner was crowned Ms. Wheelchair Florida 2019, and recently added Florida Supermodel to her dazzling list of accomplishments. The seat of her new Quickie Iris has a power tilt function, an important feature that will help her to stay healthy, comfort...

Learn More
Community Outreach: Visiting with Mt. Calvary Junior Academy

In March, we had the pleasure of speaking to Mrs. Brown and her class from Mt. Calvary Junionr Academy. They entered a competition, hosted by the First LEGO League, where they were challenged to create a concept to help people in their local community and around the globe. They pulled thei...

Learn More
Kiley Griggs - Energetic Public Speaker

Meet Kiley Griggs! She’s an energetic 11-year-old old, who just received her new Permobil F5! This custom power wheelchair has changed her life, allowing her to be an incredible public speaker, and successful model. About her new wheelchair, Kiley’s mom mentioned, “It has...

Learn More