arthwriter hand aid with pen example

ArthWriter Hand Aid

The pain of arthritis can be excruciating, especially when it comes to tasks requiring fine motor skills, such as writing, brushing teeth, etc.  For those who suffer from arthritis in their hands, the pain and stiffness can make something as simple as holding a pen an excruciating ordeal.  This is where the ArthWriter Hand Aid […]

stander omni tray with sofa

Stander Omni Tray

Maintaining mobility and independence is important for many individuals, especially those with physical limitations.  One available product that can help in this task is the Stander Omni Tray.  With its practical, versatile, and reliable features, the Stander Omni Tray can improve the quality of life for many people. Its combination of a support handle and […]

Scanmarker air in blue

Scanmarker Air

Last week, I wrote about the Scanmarker Reader.  Another available product from the same company is the Scanmarker Air. According to its website: “Scanmarker Air features an ultra-portable design that allows you to scan wirelessly via a Bluetooth connection to your computer, smartphone or tablet. Use our cutting-edge, patented technology to scan directly onto any […]

National AgrAbility Training

AgrAbility Breeds Accessibility and Enrichment

From cow-tracking sensors and robotic milking to aerial drones overlooking crop fields, farming now looks more like a science-fiction adventure than an old-fashioned endeavor. This week (March 25-28), the AgrAbility National Training Workshop in Atlanta is highlighting such advancements in agricultural technology for farmers with disabilities. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the […]

Notes app with pencil

iPad Notes Increases Independence

Whether summarizing a class lecture, keeping a record of what you need from the grocery store or just jotting down thoughts, notetaking makes everyday life easier in a wide variety of ways. While it’s convenient for most people, it can be vital for people with disabilities. The iPad Notes app can be beneficial to people […]