3 Disability-Friendly Car Phone Mounts

Since I began driving, I have tried a few phone mounts in my van.  Unfortunately, a majority of them require strength and good dexterity to secure and remove the phone from the mount.  If you are looking for a more disability-friendly mount for your phone, keep on reading! Before diving into a few accessible mounts, […]

Monday Tech Tip: Assistive Technology Mobile Unit

Justin Amber, Equipment Lending Specialist, at Easterseals Crossroads tells us about a new program at The INDATA Project called the Assistive Technology Mobile Unit. The Assistive Technology Mobile Unit allows us to take assistive technology directly to individuals who have spinal cord injuries. Check it out here:

Take the Next Step with a Robotic Exoskeleton

Each year, as many as 500,000 individuals experience a spinal cord injury, and 15 million people suffer a stroke. Many people are now getting the chance to take their next steps forward with the help of EksoGT. EksoGT is the first robotic exoskeleton to be granted clearance for rehabilitation purposes for use with stroke patients […]

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. […]

Step into the future with REX Bionics

Though there are no cures for individuals with spinal cord injuries or other mobility impairments, technology such as REX Bionics, is helping these individuals regain freedom.  According to its website, REX is the “world’s first hands-free, self-supporting, independently-controlled robotic walking device.” REX Bionics currently offers two separate products: 1. REX P The REX P is a robotic mobility […]

Sesame: The world’s first touch-free phone

“Open Sesame!”  Chances are, you’ve likely said or heard this phrase several times before.  It is a magical command initially stated by Ali Baba in the story Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves used to open the mouth of a cave.  Now instead of opening caves with this phrase, individuals have the ability to turn on the Sesame, a new, entirely touch-free […]