Myself Belts : One-handed belts

I’ve been really inspired by my posts covering items that encourage children to dress independently.  Most recently, I’ve discussed the One, Two, Tie My Shoe Kit as well as EZ Sox.  Now I’d like to discuss Myself Belts, which is an item that fosters independence in children and adults alike! Myself Belts “is the easiest belt on […]

Myo Gesture Control Armband

Imagine being able to control your phone, computer, and so much more entirely touch-free.  Now with the Myo Gesture Control Armband, you can!  The Myo armband reads the muscle activity in the wearer’s forearm and gives them touch-free control of technology using only hand gestures and motion. The Myo armband’s intuitive technology detects six distinct […]

Nessie Assistive Postural Support

Remember my blog or podcast on the P Pod?  If not, in sum it’s a postural support from Inspired by Drive.  The same company offers yet another assistive seating option called Nessie.  Nessie is the “perfect companion for any child in need of assistance with proactive positioning and functional movement.” Nessie is designed for early intervention and […]

5 Alarm Clocks for Individuals with Special Needs

When I was at a dinner party a couple weekends ago, I got to talking with a friend.  She said she was staying with her nephews (who are 3 and 5 years old, I think) a little while back.  She heard them inside the room whispering, eager to wake her up.  It was just before 7 […]

Freedom Chair : battery-operated chair lift

Some individuals with progressive muscle weakness need just a little assistance to help them stand.  The Freedom Chair by Stand Aid of Iowa offers just that!  While many recliner chairs are designed to help users stand by pushing them forward, the Freedom Chair helps by lifting the user up! Stand Aid of Iowa has been manufacturing “quality, durable standing […]