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Myoshirt Assists Arm Function in Daily Living

There are many reasons why a person’s arm or upper limb function may be impaired. Whether caused by acquired or congenital disorders or common aging, having limited arm function can make activities of daily living a challenge. That’s where the Myoshirt comes in. This modular, soft, wearable robot supports both shoulder stability and mobility. Assistive […]

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Air4All Makes Air Travel Accessible for Everyone

Every day, the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Air Traffic Organization (ATO) provides service to more than 45,000 flights and 2.9 million airline passengers across more than 29 million square miles of airspace. And yet — commercial aviation is the only mode of transportation with no regulations allowing power wheelchair users to travel safely and with […]

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High and Low-Tech Solutions for Limited Mobility

  When thinking about mobility impairment, the image that often springs to many people’s minds is that of a wheelchair. However, even everyday items like Velcro shoes and rolling backpacks — which many people may not necessarily identify as assistive technology — are game-changers for people with limited mobility. “With or without disabilities, we all […]

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BOA-Fit Lacing System

AgrAbility is a program on a mission to “enhance the quality of life for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities, so that they, their families, and their communities continue to succeed in rural America.”  On their website, you’ll find The Toolbox Assistive Technology Database, which features several available products.  One of the listed products […]

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UPnRIDE Standing Wheelchair

UPnRIDE Robotics Ltd. is a developer of “innovative life-changing mobility technologies” for individuals with disabilities.  Their product, the UPnRIDE wheelchair, is a wheeled robotic device that provides upright, seated mobility for wheelchair users, or individuals who have difficulty standing or walking.   Here’s more from their website: “As the number of wheelchair and scooter users grows, […]

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JanSport Adaptive Collection

JanSport is a company that has been creating a wide variety of bags for more than 50 years.  They recently launched an Adaptive Collection, featuring two options for individuals with physical disabilities.  The Adaptive Collection upgrades classic JanSport styling with features that make everyday things easier. JanSport has been working with and listening to individuals […]