Videos Games Might Help with Muscular Dystrophy

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have been working toward a universal way to use interactive video game technology in order to help patients with muscular dystrophy. Creating this through video game technology called Ability Captured Through Interactive Video Evaluation, or ACTIVE-seated technology, they found a way to measure upper extremity movement for those with muscular Read more…

Tim Tebow Foundation Sponsors Prom for Kids with Disabilities

(Image via timtebowfoundation.org) One of the most important events a kid experiences is prom. Getting dressed up, getting picked up by your date, and following the glamorous evening with a night of fun. Night to Shine NFL Quarterback Tim Tebow wants to make prom night a reality for kids with specific needs. On February 13, 2015, he Read more…

ABC’s “On the Hunt for Handicapped Parking Cheaters”

Handicapped parking is called handicapped parking for a reason. No, it’s not just for new handicap vans to park. Handicapped parking spots are meant only for those to with disabilities that own their own placard registered to them. Many people abuse disabled parking, making these spots unavailable for those that really need them. Unfortunately, this crime that worsens Read more…

Recreation Center for People with Disabilities

Aside from Chicago handicap vans, what about Chicago fitness or recreation centers for people with disabilities? We all know that staying active isn’t always easy, but it’s especially not easy as someone with a disability. This is why Elana Newkirk is working toward providing a place for people with disabilities to efficiently maintain a fitness Read more…

“Roll With Me” App for Wheelchair Users

(Image via www.rollwithmeapp.com) Introducing another app to assist wheelchair users in getting around without the extra hassle: “Roll With Me” app As a regular CTA rider in Chicago, Mohammad Ouyoun, the developer of “Roll With Me”, found it difficult to get around and find routes that were wheelchair accessible. This led to his idea of creating Read more…