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September 19, 2017
Ascension’s Complimentary Architectural Plan Review Service

Ascension provides free architectural plan reviews to any architects specifying an Ascension lift in their design plans.

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August 30, 2017
Ascension at the NAEC in Atlantic City

NAEC Booth 345 Ascension wheelchair lifts will be at the National Association of Elevator Contractors’ (NAEC’s) 68th annual fall convention held this year in Atlantic City, New Jersey, September 25 and 26, 2017. Ascension will be presenting its latest innovation, the Clarity 16E, in full Virtual Reality (VR) at booth 2201. “We’re very excited about […]

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August 23, 2017
What Are My Financing Options?

Here at Ascension, we understand that financing your lift can be a critical component of your buying experience. Due to the nature our products, many customers desire to use credit or terms to help finance their lift. As such, Ascension has prepared this webpage to help you understand our process.

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July 27, 2017
Ascension: Providing Custom Solutions For Unique Challenges

In the accessibility business, every situation is unique. That’s why wheelchair lift customization is so important. At Ascension, we recognize our clients’ diverse needs and provide a variety of lift customization options to meet each challenge.Below, we explore the lifts and the many options that make Ascension the leader in accessibility solutions:

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July 27, 2017
“Piggyback” Purchasing 101: Collaborate on Accessibility

Making Collaborative Purchasing Work for You “Piggyback clauses”* have been successfully used by many public entities, including school districts, government agencies, and convention centers across the United States to acquire goods and services, including wheelchair lifts. What is Piggybacking? Piggybacking is the practice of a public entity using another entity’s competitive bid contract to purchase […]

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June 22, 2017
3 Steps for Promoting Accessibility in the Classroom

The central purpose of education is to ensure that every student has equal access to the information and skills necessary to become a healthy and productive part of society. However, in order this purpose to be realized, it is essential for teachers and school administrators to take into account the many skills, backgrounds, and interests […]

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June 22, 2017
Continuing Education Credit for Architects

Ascension proudly sponsors a free continuing education course for architects, titled “Vertical Lift Innovations.” This hour-long course is designed to keep practicing architects up-to-date on accessibility laws and the benefits of specifying Vertical Platform Lifts (VPLs) to facilitate accessibility. At its conclusion, the course provides one continuing education unit (CEU) as well as a certificate […]

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May 5, 2017
5 Critical Concepts for Creating Inclusive Education

In 2006, the American Psychological Association (APA) reported that the U.S. had a disabled population of 40 million, two-thirds of which were of working age and desired to work. According to a 2015 report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the number of disabled persons in the U.S. had increased to 53 million, or […]

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April 17, 2017
Accessibility Barriers Block Employment

According to a 2008 report published in the Monthly Labor Review, there has been a downward trend in the employment of people with disabilities 1990. With few exceptions, this trend has persisted despite the inception of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), into law almost thirty years ago. Moreover, this decline has continued to worsen […]

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April 5, 2017
Other Facilities

Where is Ascension located? Ascension wheelchair lifts are used for a variety of customer types, including: hotels, casinos, courthouses, commercial buildings, retail stores, museums, cafetoriums, gymnatoriums, and various government facilities worldwide.

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