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Light Switch Extenders Offer More Independence

Gaining independence while having a disability can feel difficult. One easy way to feel more self-sufficient is a light switch extender. This tool comes in many different designs fostered to help those reach a light switch in any room. They even have different extenders for different switch designs. Benefits to Having Light Switch Extenders Light […]

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Ability Drive Collaboration Promotes Independence

Ability Drive™ gives those individuals in powered wheelchairs the ability to drive by their eyes. Using virtual buttons and eye gaze technology, people who aren’t able to use a joystick can regain their movement independence. And now Tolt Technologies, the maker of Ability Drive, is teaming up with Talk To Me Technologies. The collaboration will […]

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Guided Hands by ImaginAble Solutions

ImaginAble Solutions creates assistive devices to improve the quality of life for people living with cerebral palsy, arthritis, spinal cord injuries, strokes, and more.  Their new Guided Hands device enables anyone with limited fine motor skills to write, paint, draw, and access technology through a touchscreen device. To begin, place Guided Hands on a flat […]

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Roll-A-Ramp Boat Ramp Systems

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a portable, modular ramp system called Roll-A-Ramp.  In addition to offering ramps to help individuals into homes, buildings, and vans, they also offer a solution to help users get into boats: introducing the Roll-A-Ramp Boat Ramp System! The Roll-A-Ramp Boat Ramp System makes it ideal to load […]

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Carepool – Transportation for individuals with disabilities

Finding transportation can be rather challenging for individuals with disabilities. Carepool is a company that aims to help individuals get to doctors’ appointments, jobs, and more.  John Massey founded Carepool after hearing of his grandmother’s difficulties with transportation.  According to the company’s website: “We aim to empower lives to the highest level of independence possible. […]

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EZCurb Wheelchair Ramp

Last week I wrote about SafePath’s EZEdge Transition Wheelchair Ramp.  Yet another available product from SafePath is their EZCurb Wheelchair Ramp.  The EZCurb Wheelchair Ramp is designed to provide “ramped access and vertical barrier removal where there is a single path-of-travel requirement.” The EZCurb Wheelchair Ramp can be used in both commercial environments and private […]