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The first wheelchair was invented in 1595 by King Philip II of Spain, who had arthritis and needed a way to move around comfortably.

The term "handicap" originated from the phrase "cap in hand," referring to beggars who used their caps to collect charitable donations.

People with disabilities make up approximately 15% of the global population, with 1 billion people worldwide living with some form of disability.

The first wheelchair accessible vehicle was introduced in 1945, primarily designed for veterans returning from World War II.

The longest wheelchair marathon runner, Patrick Quinn, completed 26.2 miles in 2 hours 54 minutes in 2019.

Wheelchairs can reach speeds of up to 10 mph, with some electric wheelchairs capable of reaching 25 mph.

The first wheelchair-accessible Disneyland opened in 1963, making it a pioneer in accessible theme parks.

In the United States, people with disabilities are three times more likely to experience violence than those without disabilities.

30% of people with disabilities have completed higher education, compared to 40% of the general population.

The first Paralympic Games were held in 1948, founded by Dr.

Ludwig Guttmann, a German-born British neurologist.

70% of people with disabilities report feeling more comfortable discussing their disability with friends than with family members.

Only 3% of characters on TV shows have disabilities, despite 20% of the population living with disabilities.

The highest temperature ever recorded on the surface of the sun is 5,527°C (10,000°F), which could melt any wheelchair material.

Wheelchair-bound athletes can have a higher lung capacity than able-bodied athletes due to increased respiratory compensation.

The cheapest wheelchair available costs around $100, while the most expensive ones can cost upwards of $20,000.

People with disabilities are 15% more likely to experience depression, and 20% more likely to experience anxiety.

The first wheelchair-accessible public transportation system was introduced in 1971 in the United States.

60% of people with disabilities report feeling embarrassed when using public transportation due to accessibility issues.

In 1936, the first guide dog school was established in the United States, providing assistance to visually impaired individuals.

The highest altitude reached by a wheelchair user is 26,247 feet (8,000 meters) by Ed Warren, a double amputee, who climbed Mount Everest in 2002.

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