Go Free Wheelin’ with the FreeWheel!

Individuals who use a manual wheelchair often find themselves unable to successfully travel through rough terrain.  Racing is also a major challenge for these individuals, as they have to focus on the chair not tipping over, thus they must pause to pop wheelies over obstacles on the course.  Naturally, there are specific chairs designed for such events, but they’re […]

Flexible Utensils

For many individuals with special needs, performing fine motor tasks such as writing or feeding oneself proves to be quite the challenge.  While there are many products available to help said individuals accomplish these tasks, the Flexible Utensils appear to be more… well, flexible. Pediatric Flexible Utensils, $19.95 The Flexible Utensils are available in three different […]

Visually Impaired Can ‘See’ with Enactive Torch

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 3.4 million Americans aged 40 and older are legally blind or visually impaired.  By 2030, that number is expected to rise to 6 million as more baby boomers develop diabetes and age-related disease.  The CDC also notes that vision loss is among the top 10 causes of […]