Roll Further Faster with IntelliWheels

Moving freely in a standard manual wheelchair is often a difficult task for individuals living with disabilities. IntelliWheels Easy Push makes pushing a wheelchair twice as easy. The Easy Push employs gears in each wheel to make it easier to move in whatever direction you choose — over any surface. The gears do the all the […]

OrCam MyEye: See for Yourself

OrCam is a company focused on wearable technology to help people who are blind or have visual impairment better interact with the world around them through the concept of “artificial vision.” Their signature product is the MyEye, a miniature smart camera that sits on a normal eyeglasses frame, converting visual information into the spoken word. […]

Toys to Practice Motor Skills: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Children with Special Needs: Part 2

Our holiday gift guide continues! Last week we highlighted some toys to help with auditory development. This time we’ll focus on those that help children with disabilities practice their motor skills – both fine (grasping and hand-eye coordination) and gross (large muscle movement). As before, we’ll focus on lower-cost items ($40 or less) so as […]

Meet KMINA: The World’s First Pain-Free and Stylish Crutches

The design, structure and function of crutches has remained relatively unchanged for almost 4,000 years. Plenty of advancements in medical technology have occurred over the millennia, but crutches have essentially stayed the same. It’s time for crutches to join the modern world. Introducing KMINA: The world’s first pain-free and stylish crutches. “We are sure they […]

Z-Brush Sensory Toothbrush

If you have a child with sensory issues, then you probably already know how a simple task (e.g. brushing teeth) is anything but simple.  ARK Therapeutics acknowledges such difficulties and has developed specific tools for them.  ARK Therapeutics is a family company founded by speech-language pathologist, Debbie Lowsky.  She and her engineer husband founded the company […]

The Red Panic Button

Individuals of all ages and abilities can find themselves in a scary or stressful situation.  Nowadays, you can never be too alert or too safe!  Smartphones are already handy tools in case of emergencies, and now they’re even handier with the Red Panic Button app! The Red Panic Button app is available on both Android and […]