'I can decide what is best for my body on a given day'
For Amy Lockwood, the decision to become an entrepreneur was about taking control of both her career and her schedule.
Amy Lockwood is on a mission to get kids everywhere playing with her wooden wheelchairs. Made of toy-safe hardwood, including white oak or maple, the Toronto resident describes them as "The classic wooden push car reimagined as a sleek, modern wheelchair toy." Amy launched her toy company Lockwood last November, often selling out on a daily basis. Last week they went to customers in three different countries. The wheelchairs are for children of any age or ability.
CBC Radio - Ontario Today
Toronto mom Amy Lockwood started making toy wooden wheelchairs when she couldn't find any for her little boy. She says, when we don't have diversity in our toy boxes we signal to children that the people who are excluded don't matter.