Friday, May 29, 2020

Tag: Adaptive Equipment

Toyota robot helps Army ranger paralyzed in Afghanistan

Published: July 3, 2017 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

For the first time, Toyota has tested its in-home robot in the United States.

Adaptive Equipment for Spinal Cord Injury

Published: November 15, 2016 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

Adaptive Equipment – devices that make daily living easier.

Mower Attachment for disabled people in wheelchairs

Published: July 7, 2016 | Spinal Cord Injury:

A man’s friend wanted to be able to mow the yard after his legs have lost function from M.S. so he built him this.

Costco Auto Program Announces New Mobility Vehicle Offerings for Costco Members

Published: May 17, 2016

costco-auto-programCostco Auto Program today announced an exclusive partnership with BraunAbility, the world’s leading manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles. Costco members in eight select markets will receive low, prearranged pricing on new or pre-owned mobility vehicles, as well as discounts on adaptive equipment and mobility component parts and service.* *Available in AZ, CA, CO, HI, NV, OR, Utah and WA.

Designed to meet the needs of Costco members who face physical challenges, the Costco Auto Program BraunAbility partnership aims to provide easy vehicle entry for every passenger and driver. The mobility program offers a wide range of options including wheelchair vans with side-entry or rear-entry ramps, wheelchair lifts and various adaptive driving components. BraunAbility’s wheelchair accessible vehicles include the Ford Explorer MVX, the world’s first wheelchair accessible SUV, and minivans, including Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Caravan, Honda Odyssey and Toyota Sienna.

Former racer, now a quadriplegic, to drive modified Corvette on Long Beach Grand Prix...

Published: April 16, 2015 | Spinal Cord Injury: , ,

Sam Schmidtin Corvette C7 StingraySam Schmidt was in the cockpit of a black Corvette C7 Stingray as the car zipped across the pavement of a simulated road course while practicing for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach this weekend.

A warm wind was blowing across the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana as Schmidt accelerated out of a curve, speeding past a small gathering of onlookers, then receding into the distance.

The real action, however, was happening inside the car, well out of view to fans enamored with speed and the allure of his highly modified Corvette.

Chris Ackerman’s First Ride In 12 Years With Robbie Maddison

Published: April 9, 2015 | Spinal Cord Injury:

Freestyle motocross legend Robbie Maddison’s close friend Chris Ackerman suffered a freestyle accident in 2003 at Dumont Dunes that potentially could have taken his life.

Handi Accessories

Published: December 18, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,
www.HandiAccessories.com
www.HandiAccessories.com

Handi Accessories offers a diverse range of products at affordable prices for individuals with limited or no hand function. Our products focus on making things easier and faster in an effort to becoming more independent. Our products will help individuals with paralysis, stroke, arthritis, etc.

How iRoll Sports

Published: February 4, 2014
HowiRollSports.com
HowiRollSports.com

Our mission is to inspire athletes to perform at their peak through a combination of innovative products and a unique approach. We are dedicated to providing our customers with the best adaptive sport equipment possible, geared toward helping people reach the next level in fitness and sports. No “Medical Supply” stores here.

Jacob Sharff, a ParaTriathlete born and raised in West Palm Beach, FL started How iRoll Sports, LLC in 2013. An athlete and competitor to the core, Jacob never made excuses after being paralyzed from a car accident in 1999 at the age of 16.

Kelly Brush Foundation Awards Grants for Adaptive Sports Gear and Ski Racing Safety

Published: January 6, 2014

Kelly Brush FoundationThe Kelly Brush Foundation has awarded more than $135,000 in grants to both better the quality of life for those with spinal cord injury (SCI) and improve ski racing safety, foundation president Charlie Brush announced. Grants were awarded to individuals for adaptive sports gear and participation and to ski racing clubs and organizations for safety equipment.

The total amount granted, $135,853, represents the most support, in funds and number of grants awarded, since the foundation’s inception eight years ago.

Kinova USA

Published: January 3, 2014
KINOVA USA
KINOVA USA

The Kinova USA Mission Mobility is the most basic of human needs, and an essential component of every human right. Kinova USA is committed to enabling those who live with disabilities with products and services that allow us to dramatically improve their quality of life while simultaneously reducing the systemic costs associated with their care.

Kinova USA is out to change the very meaning of life for hundreds of thousands of severely disabled Americans by giving them the ability to do for themselves average daily living (ADL) activities for which they currently depend on others.

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