Inclusive Tech: 5 Trends that are Increasing Independence for Wheelchair Users

Inclusive Technology Trends

For many people technology is simply a convenience. But, for people living with disabilities, technology can mean the difference between dependability and independence. Whether this is smart home technology that helps wheelchair users get around the house to complete everyday tasks or a change in transportation technology, brand new technology is a game changer for Read more…

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…