assistive technology

Occupational Therapist Students are Learning Assistive Technology with Help from MobilityWorks

Becoming an Occupational Therapist is no easy task. It typically requires at least six years of college with in-depth medical courses and training. Once they graduate, Occupational Therapists spend their career assisting patients recovering from a physical illness or injury, to help them achieve the highest level of mobility possible. As part of their training, …

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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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