Free rides for children with disabilities to commemorate World Duchenne Awareness Day

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a “genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness.”  It affects 1 in 3,500 newborn boys, and in rare cases can even affect girls.  September is Duchenne Action Month, and this Thursday, September 7th, is World Duchenne Awareness Day. To commemorate Duchenne Awareness Day, Metaverse Entertainment is offering free […]

WinBridge WB003 Voice Amplifier

WinBridge WB003 Voice Amplifier: You’ve probably seen people using a voice amplifier when they’re giving a tour, teaching a course, or speaking at a special event.  However, did you know a voice amplifier, such as the WinBridge WB003 can also be a vital piece of assistive technology? Individuals with certain conditions, such as muscular dystrophy, may not […]

Tecla Shield: Hands-free control of smart devices

Assistive technology can make things more convenient for some, but for others it makes things possible!  Smart devices have indubitably helped thousands of individuals with special needs communicate, control switches, and so much more.  However, some individuals with upper-body mobility impairments aren’t able to operate their smart device(s) independently.  This is where the Tecla Shield comes in. […]

Lightweight robotic glove provides grasp to those with limited hand mobility

Engineers at Harvard University have developed a soft robotic glove that grants individuals with limited hand mobility the ability to grip and pick up objects.  This glove could help an estimated 6.8 million people in the United States with hand mobility issues, such as those with a progressive disability, stroke, or old age. There are so many tasks often taken […]

AffloVest

There are many options available to help individuals with respiratory ailments.  However, one product, AffloVest, is unlike any other product on the market.  AffloVest is a High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO) vest that provides treatment for respiratory diseases like: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Emphysema Chronic Bronchitis Pneumonia Cystic Fibrosis Spinal Cord Injury and […]

“Be a self-advocate and investigate resources”- an interview with Terri Whitaker

  Terri Whitaker is a vibrant, young lady who always puts her best fashion foot forward. I have worked on a couple of projects with Terri and she has such a positive energy and is always such a joy to be around! I recently visited Terri to talk to her about her current position that she […]