Accessible Designs Inc is involved in the design, manufacturing and distribution of leading-edge mobility products for the wheelchair mobility industry. The firm is distributor for high-end mobility products, accessories and quality rehabilitation fitness equipment for disabled individuals. ADI is fusing advanced technology from other industries into the wheelchair and wheelchair product design process. The firm is working closely with leading wheelchair design and manufacturing companies: the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) of the University of Pittsburgh, and The ROHO Group in the development of advanced wheelchair technologies and equipment. The company began when the founder sustained a spinal cord injury and experienced numerous frustrations with both the quality and functionality of equipment available for use by people dealing with a disabling condition. He began utilizing prior knowledge of the bicycle/motorcycle industry to modify existing products and design new products to more satisfactorily suit his needs and desire to regain independence. As these designs progressed, there began to be a local demand for some of these early products in the rehabilitation and therapy market, which resulted in the creation of ADI.