Georgia Tech researchers created Access4Kids, a wireless input device that uses a sensor system to translate physical movements into fine motor gestures.
Tips and Technology to Make Your Bathroom a Safer Place
Judging by how many people are injured in their bathrooms every year, many, many bathrooms could benefit from a safety overhaul. But every person’s and family’s needs are different. So before you can determine the types of improvements your bathroom needs, here are some things to consider.
- By Laurie Watanabe
- Dec 01, 2012
Open Doors Organization (ODO) introduced the Aviation Access Certification Program in October to improve the quality of services of airline wheelchair service employees nationwide.
Cart offers additional postural support and positioning.
In support of U.S. military veterans, Vantage Mobility International (VMI), a manufacturer of wheelchair accessible full-size and minivan conversions, has released a limited edition Patriotic Honda Odyssey with the Northstar conversion.
A proposed bill, H.R. 6381, is currently being considered to enable nonprofit organizations to rehabilitate and repair the homes of veterans with disabilities and low income
Toyota Motor Sales and Vantage Mobility International (VMI), a manufacturer of wheelchair-accessible vehicles, have inked an agreement that will allow VMI to make conversions of the Toyota Sienna.
- By Laurie Watanabe
- Oct 04, 2012
The National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have teamed up to help families answer the important question, Is it still safe to drive?
The Latest Advances in Wheelchair Technology and Mobility Equipment
Take a look at this year’s hottest new products.
Family Who Didn’t Expect to Win NMEDA Local Heros Accessible Van Says Experience Was Inspiring
Missy and Ken Davert were handed the keys to a brand-new 2012 Honda Odyssey with VMI’s Northstar conversion on July 19.
The Mobility Project checked with the major domestic airlines to find out their policies regarding reserved seating for wheelchair users.
- By Cindy Horbrook
- Sep 01, 2012
According to a National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) analysis of government data, the geographic distribution of people 55 or older is fairly even across the country.
Legislation Started in 1990 Helps Create Equal Opportunities and Access for All People With Disabilities
July 26 marked the 22nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In 1990, the act was signed into law and marked a step toward creating equal opportunities and public access for people with disabilities.
Justice Department Sets New Deadline for Public Pools to Comply With New ADA Guidelines
Existing public swimming pools must comply with the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design by Jan. 31, 2013.
- By Elisha Bury
- Jul 01, 2012