No Straws? No Thanks!

Editor’s note: Suddenly, a lot of people are asking: “What’s the big deal about straws and disability?”

Jul 23, 2018
Seven Helpful Smart Home Devices for People With Disabilities

While the cutting-edge devices can come at a premium, the increase in independence and safety can be life-changing.

Sep 14, 2017
Accomable creates vacation-rental market for people with disabilities

Accomable, a global platform for finding hotels and vacation rentals for people with disabilities, is on a mission to enable anyone to go anywhere.

Sep 13, 2017
New Chicago Hospital Invests $600 Million into Bringing Discoveries to Patients Sooner

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, the new home of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is now open. The state-of the-art facility is a rehabilitation ho

Apr 12, 2017
Quiz Answer – It’s a Body Stabilizer

It's called a handhold and it helps individuals with certain types of paralysis pull and then hold themselves up to the table.

Feb 21, 2017
Quiz Answer – It’s an Adaptive Computer Keyboard!

The OrbiTouch Keyless Keyboard is an adapted computer keyboard and mouse that requires no finger or wrist motion to operate.

Jan 24, 2017
Quiz Answer – It’s an adaptive shampoo tray!

There's nothing like clean hair to help someone feel refreshed. This shampoo tray aid is designed to remain in place and fit comfortably

Dec 15, 2016
Quiz Answer – It’s an adaptive toilet transfer board

The Personal-Aide Wheelchair to Toilet Transfer Board is made for tight spaces in just the right places.

Nov 30, 2016
Quiz Answer – It’s a Dressing Aid!

The "Bra Angel" was designed by an occupational therapist to aid women who find it difficult to bring both ends of a brassiere together.

Nov 17, 2016
Quiz Answer – It’s an adaptive handle for the car!

The HandyBar is an automotive safety tool that offers leverage and support for people making wheelchair transfers in and out of a car.

Oct 11, 2016
Quiz Answer – It’s a guitar pick!

Even with certain types of finger and hand weakness, people with paralysis can play the guitar using this special pick.

Sep 12, 2016
Architect Michael Graves

After a spinal cord injury in 2003, prominent architect Michael Graves used his experience in a wheelchair to design new hospital furniture.

Mar 25, 2015