T-handle Rocker Knife and Waterproof Cutting Board

T-handle Rocker Knife I was discussing kitchen prep a few weeks ago and how cutting meat, veggies, pasta, and other foods can be extremely challenging for persons with limited strength and dexterity.  The T-handle Rocker Easy Cut Knife is an adaptive solution for cutting food. The Rocker Knife is easy-to-use and cuts food with a simple rocking […]

Accessible Adventures in Indiana

“Indiana is becoming more accessible now than ever before,” said Ric Edwards, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Program Director for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR). A wheelchair user since 1970, Edwards has watched closely as the state’s level of accessibility has evolved over the years. His work for the DNR involves keeping […]

OXO Good Grips Products

Prepping vegetables, fruits, or other foods is no easy task, but it can be especially challenging for individuals with poor motor skills or arthritis.  However, it is a little easier if you have the right tools. OXO offers several products designed to make kitchen prep a little easier. According to their website, OXO was founded on the […]

Steve Swain: An Assistive Technology Champion

While looking back at when he started as Indiana AgrAbility’s rural rehabilitation specialist, Stephen J. Swain, ATP, let out a hearty laugh and said, “I really had no idea what I was getting into.” Swain has family members with disabilities, but the world of assistive technology (AT) and the language of accessibility was foreign to […]

Nike’s LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase

I first introduced Nike’s accessible shoe, FlyEase, nearly two years ago.  Its design features groundbreaking shoe technology that grants independence to users with limited dexterity.  This spring, Nike unleashed an updated, more accessible version of the shoe: LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase. The original FlyEase design relied on a wrap-around zipper to fasten the shoe.  It […]

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 […]