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 […]

Greeper Laces

There are so many shoe lacing solutions available now for individuals with or without disabilities.  Greeper Laces are one such product.  They were initially designed for triathletes who needed a solution for quickly putting on and removing shoes during competition.  However, it didn’t take long for people to notice that these laces may also benefit those […]

Zubits: Magnetic lacing solution

A common struggle among individuals with special needs is the inability to tie one’s shoes.  This holds true for individuals with cognitive impairments as well as those with physical limitations.  I’ve written before about self-tying shoes from Nike, but what if you wanted the ability to fasten any pair of shoes?  With Zubits magnetic shoe […]

14+ ADA Compliant Kitchen Appliances

One of the most popular articles on our blog is: Top 5 things to consider when designing an accessible kitchen for wheelchair users.  Within the article, our very own Nikol Prieto discussed 5+ ways to make your kitchen accessible.  She covered guidelines for accessible work surfaces/counters, kitchen sinks, cabinets, doorways/hallways, and appliances.  As a wheelchair […]

Amramp: Wheelchair Ramp

For individuals with mobility impairments, a ramp may become a necessity for getting in and out of one’s home.  Amramp is a company offering many products to make homes more accessible, including Amramp, which is “North America’s Leading Wheelchair Ramp.”  It is a modular ramp providing a variety of benefits other ramps don’t. One of […]