Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: Independence

New Assistive Technology Restores Independence to Those Living with Neuromuscular Weakness

Everyday activities are now possible for people with Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis and Spinal Cord Injury MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than a million people in the U.S. rely on others to complete simple tasks such as brushing...

Perspective on employment rates after spinal cord injury – 30 years after the ADA

Experts detail new paradigms of vocational rehabilitation that are fostering measurable progress in employment outcomes for individuals with spinal cord injury East Hanover, NJ. A team of experts in disability employment summarized advances in outcomes...

Obi – The first dining robot of its kind

Obi is a first of its kind, revolutionary dining device for individuals who lack upper extremity function. Obi increases independence, social interaction, and effective food capture like never before. With the momentary touch of a...

Tongo – Tongue Based Operating System

https://youtu.be/CvdbkO_E2AY A new invention turns the tongue into a digital operating system, and can change the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the world. Hear the real life, inspiring stories of Sefi and...

Restoring arm, hand function after spinal cord injury focus of clinical trial

Spinal cord injuries caused by accidents, violence and disease paralyze from the neck down more than 5,000 people every year. In the first few months after injury, some people regain some movement and sensation...
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Partner with Craig Hospital for New Video Series

SHORT HILLS, N.J., Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has partnered with Craig Hospital to introduce a new health series called Adaptive Tools for Independence.  The video series highlights...

Man shares experience as quadriplegic

If it were possible to travel back in time, many people might choose to edit their past decisions or actions. Austin Reynolds is often asked if he would go back three years and do things...

Paralyzed Patients Regain the Use of Their Hands Thanks to Breakthrough Nerve Surgery in...

Recent surgical trials have bestowed new life on quadriplegics who can now return to activities they never thought they’d be able to do again, thanks to an innovative surgery that relocates nerves. A dirt bike...

Google Nest Partners with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Improve Independence for...

Google Nest provides up to 100,000 free Google Home Minis to the Reeve Foundation to foster freedom at home across the paralysis community through the #PowerOfVoice SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In...

Comcast Launches Eye-Control For The Television

Xfinity X1 customers with physical disabilities can now use their eyes to change the channel, set a recording or search for a show. Comcast today launched a feature that gives people with physical disabilities like...