Low Tech and DIY

The Abilities Expo, held in seven U.S. cities annually, offers a peek at new assistive technology and trends as well as product test-drives

posted on January 9, 2014 - 9:25am
Every industry has its trade shows and the granddaddy for the disability community is the Abilities Expo. Introduced in 1979, the Expo’s target audience is people with disabilities, their family members, caregivers, seniors, wounded veterans and health care professionals.
posted on October 3, 2013 - 9:02am
Quest Vol. 20, No. 4
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posted on July 1, 2013 - 9:09am
Quest Vol. 20, No. 3
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posted on July 1, 2012 - 3:00pm
QUEST Vol. 19, No. 3
Medical information in an emergency

Inspired by the one-armed drummer for Def Leppard, a musician with FSHD figured out a way to return to drumming

posted on July 1, 2012 - 12:00pm
QUEST Vol. 19, No. 3
John DeGeorge, 50, of Los Angeles, works as an IT (information technology) compliance consultant to make a living, but he lives to play the drums. “I think I was born with an interest in making music, or making noise,” he says. Being the son of a former drummer with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, such a passion for music must be in the genes.

Mainstream appliances are becoming more accessible every day

posted on January 1, 2012 - 2:40pm
QUEST Vol. 19, No. 1
You don’t have to do a total renovation of your kitchen to make your lifestyle more accessible. From storage solutions to preparing meals, minor changes can improve the functionality of a kitchen for someone with muscle weakness. Kitchen designers and houseware manufacturers are incorporating universal design elements into their work. People who have disabilities have more choices than ever when...

Also included, a section on income tax deductions

posted on January 1, 2012 - 12:22pm
QUEST Vol. 19, No. 1
Check out The EZ-Use Kitchen for information about these products. Appliances Drawer dishwashersFisher & Paykel Appliances(888) 936-7872
posted on October 1, 2011 - 11:34am
QUEST Vol. 18, No. 4
Unique wheelchair and walker bags Creations by Pokojni makes one-of-a-kind wheelchair and walker bags with hook-and-loop straps and magnets for easy attachment and closure. Each bag is designed with unique fabrics or embroidery to appeal to different tastes. Most bags are washable. Prices range from $15.95 to $27.95. Creations by Pokojni, (760) 822-4534.