Assistive Technology

6 Awesome Creative Solutions for Wheelchair Users

Many wheelchair users face multiple challenges to perform everyday tasks. That’s why we love hearing about people coming together and getting creative to find a solution. You won’t believe these amazing adaptions that solve problems wheelchair users face. PlayStation Controller Peter is a New Jersey resident with cerebral palsy. He wrote to Sony complaining about …

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Message Banking Technology Helps ALS Patients Regain Their Voice

People with ALS and other degenerative diseases may lose their ability to speak over time, but today’s technology can give them a voice. Most of the speech technology we see has a robotic voice. What if ALS patients could get their own, personalized voice back? Thanks to message banking, they can. Message Banking is Created …

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Hands Free Prototype Wheelchair Moves by Leaning Forward or Side-to-Side

Wheelchair of the Future? After four years of research and development, Kevin Halsall has finally unveiled his incredible new invention. The New Zealand native has created a hands free prototype wheelchair for his friend Marcus Thompson, who was paralyzed after a skiing accident. The OGO is a mix of a wheelchair and a Segway that …

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