SnapType makes it easy for kids with disabilities to do their homework

This app lets kids take pictures of their homework and simply type in answers instead of having to hand-write them.

Nov 14, 2017
Take Back the Kitchen

Getting back into the kitchen after spinal cord injury isn’t easy for most – literally and figuratively.

Sep 25, 2017
On the Guilty Pleasures of Computer Solitaire: A Defiant Act of Independence – By Ben Mattlin

These words you're reading now are a kind of small miracle. For you see, I can't actually write letters in the conventional sense.

Jul 25, 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
BLOG – Website Makes Accessible Travel Better

Planning a trip can be an intimidating but exhilarating decision — especially for someone in a wheelchair.

Mar 1, 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
BLOG – Expecting The Unexpected After SCI

Answers to the question: "What's been the most unexpected change in your life since your spinal cord injury?"

Nov 10, 2016
Quiz Answer – It’s an adaptive knife!

Reaching for this handy adaptive knife is simple because it has an easy-grip rubber semi-circular handle.

Nov 4, 2016