Websites for mapping and researching accessible places
Note: The products mentioned in this article are not endorsed by MDA. When choosing any assistive technology equipment, be sure to do your research and consult with your MDA clinic team, as well as with an assistive technology professional (ATP).
Between fall road trips and upcoming holiday travel, wouldn’t it be great to know the accessibility features of every place you might go before...
The transformative power of eye-gaze technology for users with disabilities
Research supports the theory that, at least in some cases, blindness can heighten other senses, like hearing. So it seems somehow fitting that modern technology can enable an otherwise voiceless person to speak by leveraging — of all things — his or her own vision.
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
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.
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Note: To learn more about assistive products that can help people with disabilities, be sure to read Product Peeks in the Fall 2013 issue of Quest. And, check out the Quest Products and Services Directory for more information about companies that specialize in adaptive equipment for people with disabilities.
Carrot 3 car seat
Convaid offers a restraint system made specifically for children with special needs. The Carrot 3, a top-selling car seat from Europe, is designed to promote good positioning and safety. It has built-in growth functions (plus modular extensions and accessories) that accommodate children from ages 3 to 15, between 30 and 108 pounds.
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