Vehicle Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers: Gaining Mobility

When a person with disabilities decides it’s time to hit the road, there are no physical limitations to his or her journey. Relatively inexpensive hand controls for disabled drivers have made it easier than ever to get behind the wheel. For people with physical disabilities, the top concern before getting behind the wheel is how Read more…

New “Mountain Bike” Wheelchair Made by MIT Students

  Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), lead by Assistant Professor Amos Winter, have designed and created a new wheelchair inspired by and made with parts of mountain bikes. The wheelchair, initially designed for use in developing countries around the world, is now available in the United States, and people in the disability community Read more…

Smart Houses are Great for People with Disabilities

Houses are becoming more intelligent. Just like watches, phones and many other everyday devices, modern homes will one day be able to automate processes that are inconvenient or impossible for people with disabilities. Just like how wheelchair vans have offered freedom and independence to wheelchair users, smart devices will one day offer the same independence when Read more…