accessible products

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.

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...