Assistive Technology Devices: New Products and Information Document List
Although some of these documents from our Assistive Technology category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of Assistive Technology Publications:
Clip-Knix are attractive, front-fastening underwear that can be put on easily without the need to bend or balance on one leg.
Smart Mouthware Computer Mouse is a touchpad built into an orthodontic retainer that allows users to move the cursor by moving their tongue across the roof of the mouth.
Tetra Society of North America volunteers and people with disabilities showcase ingenious gadgets and gizmos that have been created over the years.
New day and time clock displays day of week, time and date without confusing abbreviations, reducing anxiety and confusion.
Researchers use high-tech driving simulator and on-road driving to compare driving performance of novice drivers with autism with those of novice drivers without autism.
Video clips of new assistive technology and products for persons with disabilities unveiled at Consumer Electronics Show.
Computer Science and Engineering students partner with India West to develop technologies that may help blind and visually impaired people navigate the world around them.
Groundbreaking study demonstrates potential to help millions of people with disabilities by controlling a robotic arm with only their minds.
POSS-I-BOWL 2000 adaptive bowling aide assists elderly, injured, and those with disabilities to bowl and enjoy the sport.
For people with disabilities, the lack of adaptive clothing is not just a burden, it is a barrier for community participation.
ChordBuddy helps you learn to play music on the guitar in minutes, helps with playing chords and strumming.
The Federal Lifeline Assistance Program provides low cost or free cell phone service to qualifying individuals and families who need help financially.
TransferPants(TM), a U.S. patented device designed to move disabled persons safely and comfortably, is now on Indiegogo.
Handable is a cellphone accessory that makes it easier for people with hand or wrist problems to hold cellphones and tablet devices.
Hadley launches series of free audio recordings designed to help those living with low vision maintain their independence.
Open Style Lab Fellows share their designs that solve disability related clothing challenges at the MIT Museum.
Interdisciplinary project involving neuroscience and technology aims to improve communication for people with disabilities.
Information on adaptive clothing designed for people with disabilities, seniors, and mobility challenged. Includes definitions and terms relating to adapted clothes for disabled persons.
New research in robotics might help with stroke rehabilitation, guide wheelchairs, and assist children with Autism.
Connecting the rapidly expanding number of electronic devices and services that make up the internet of things.
New types of neuroscience experiments with vast amounts of brain data wirelessly and continuously streamed from brain microcircuits.
Pepper is a humanoid robot that can communicate with people using the latest voice and recognition technology.
Information relating to StrongArm Technologies a company that develops technological breakthroughs in worker safety, strength and endurance.
Miimo is a sensor equipped lawn mowing device that the user can set loose on their lawn and allow it to mow the grass for them.
Information regarding section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) including blank fillable template form.
Musical Glove device successfully used by individuals with limited feeling or movement in their hands due to tetraplegia.
Sensory substitution devices (SSDs) use sound or touch to help the visually impaired perceive the visual scene surrounding them.
Mind reader device may enable people unable to speak or move at all to manage unscripted back and forth conversation.
Duffs Doorstopper is a doorstop with a handle which benefits cleaning personnel due to less stress on back knees and legs.
Assistive technologies can assist young children who experience forms of disabilities to learn valuable skills.
Tongue Drive wireless device enables people with high level spinal cord injuries to operate a computer and maneuver an electrically powered wheelchair by moving their tongue.
AmeriGlide an online retailer of assistive technology for the disabled and elderly including stair lifts and vehicle lifts will now be serving Canadian customers.
Parents and caregivers of special needs children to have access to a grocery cart specifically designed for challenges faced when shopping.
Progress being made on developing a headset that would revolutionize the brain computer interface industry.
Custom fitted robotic exoskeleton has allowed Dave MacCalman to take his first steps in more than 30 years.
Monitoring system with wireless touch screen devices that enables senior citizens to receive help and guidance at home and call for emergency assistance.
A robotic wheelchair is being developed that will help children learn to drive.
Pop-up Microlite sticks on remote controls to illuminate both the buttons and text in the dark or dim lighting.
When Hayden Allen was spinal cord injured five years ago he became a full time wheelchair.
The concept of universal design is to develop products and services to maximize access for all and enhance safety and livability.
Richard Fabend is a 66 year old C6 complete quadriplegic injured over 10 years ago while vacationing in the Virgin Islands.
The amount of business being conducted online continues to grow, as does the number of people with disabilities who are also consumers.
The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation has created a holiday gift guide for people living with paralysis.
Accessibility and affordability barriers faced by Americans with disabilities in accessing broadband capabilities.
Useful home and office hints and tips to help cope with living with a disability.
The Thiphone is an accessory for mobile phones and netbooks that allows you to securely attach your iPhone or device to your thigh.
Remote control lawn mowers are very elderly and disabled friendly with simple one finger joystick control.
Individuals may benefit from experiencing a basic Assistive Technology equipment demonstration.
Hands free devices improve quality of life for users of power chairs mobility scooters and controlling computers using the tongue.
Minnneapolis has a center that is experimenting with iPods and using them to assist kids with Aspergers syndrome.
Extended care facilities implemented an adaptive clothing program to see if staff and patient injuries could be reduced.
Young dyslexic entrepreneur uses latest mobile assistive technology to compete in the business world.
Lemon laws are state laws that provide remedies to consumers for automobiles and disability products that are poorly manufactured requiring repetitive repairs.
Home robotic products including robotic lawn mowers vacuum cleaners pool cleaners and self-cleaning cat litter box.
Assistive technology is not just computer programs or electronic devices, this report dispels confusion around assistive technology and encourages you to share your vision for the future of assistive technology.
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