Category: ‘Assistive Technology’


‘Sci-Fi’ Electrode Sleeve Offers New Hope for Millions of Paralysis Patients

Posted on November 29th, 2019

Cutting-edge technology is giving new hope to millions of people living with paralysis across the United States. Researchers at The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research have successfully developed a light-weight, wearable electrode sleeve that regulates and triggers finger movement in quadriplegics.

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Animal-Assisted Therapy Aids in Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

Posted on September 25th, 2019

Service Dog

Every year, approximately 17,000 new cases of spinal cord injury are reported in the United States. Recovering from an SCI can take a huge mental, emotional and physical toll on patients, but animal-assisted therapy may play an integral role in easing some of the challenges patients face.

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Google Nest Partners with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Improve Independence for Individuals Living with Paralysis

Posted on August 6th, 2019

Google Home Mini

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

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Comcast Launches Eye-Control for the Television

Posted on June 17th, 2019

Xfinity X1 customers with physical disabilities can now use their eyes to change the channel, set a recording or search for a show.

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Voice Control on Mac / iOS

Posted on June 5th, 2019

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