Cure SMA Advocates for Better Wheelchair Storage for Air Travel

Cure SMA Advocates for Better Wheelchair Storage for Air Travel

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Cure SMA Advocates for Better Wheelchair Storage for Air Travel

In a letter to a U.S. Department of Transportation Advisory Committee, Cure SMA called for better wheelchair handling and storage for people with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) who travel by air. The patient advocacy organization shared its perspective on the challenges of airplane travel — from booking tickets to wheelchair-to-seat transfers to exiting the plane — faced by SMA patients in its open letter to the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) Advisory Committee. The main challenge…

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