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Able AAC

Able AAC is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) mobile app designed for children and adults who have difficulty speaking or are unable to speak as a result of autism, aphasia, speech apraxia, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Motor Neuron Disease (MND), cerebral palsy, or Down syndrome. Able AAC allows the user to communicate in three different ways: In Simple interface, the user can select a picture to have the corresponding message appear in the message box and be spoken alo

AbleNet TrackerPro

The AbleNet TrackerPro is designed for users with Quadriplegia, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, ALS, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and any other disability where the user has little or no control of their hands to use a standard mouse. The TrackerPro hardware is placed in front of the user on top of or directly below their computer monitor and plugs into a USB Type A receptacle on the computer. The user places a small reflective dot on their forehead, glasses, or rim of their ha

ADA Lever

The ADA Lever conversion product is intended for elderly people; people who suffer from lack of muscle strength, arthritis, multiple sclerosis; and people with prostetic arms and hands. This product is designed to retrofit existing doors and hardware in buildings that do not meet the ADA code. The device meets all current ADA requirements for updating buildings to meet ADA code.

Anti-Slash Forearm Cuff

The Anti-Slash Forearm Cuff is a cut resistant slash designed for users with lack of strength or lack of mobility. The slash is made with 100% Kevlar twill to protect workers from cuts, abrasions, and exposure to sparks while working. The elastic thumb loop keeps the cuff from sliding during use. Adjustable hook-and-loop closure for comfort and easy on/off.

Anti-Slash Gloves

The Anti-Slash Gloves is a cut resistant glove designed for users with lack of strength or lack of mobility. The anti-slash gloves are made with 100% Kevlar twill to provide optimal protection from abrasion and slash injuries. Mesh back for ventilation and added comfort. Palm, index finger, and side of hand are covered with soft pearl leather fabric. Additionally, it includes a 3 inch safety cuff for added wrist protection.

Anti-Slash Wrist

The Anti-Slash Wrist Support is a cut resistant slash designed for users with lack of strength or lack of mobility. The slash provides abrasion protection when working with sharp objects such as metal or glass. The grain leather wrist support helps prevent over-extension or -flexion of the wrist, while impact-absorbing padding in the palm provides repetitive strain protection. The device secures with a hook and loop closure.

Burnett Body Supports

The Burnett Body Support is a seating support designed to provide postural support for children and adults with diagnoses associated with multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, stroke or dystonia. 

Cut Resistant Glove

The Cut Resistant Glove is designed for users with lack of strength or lack of mobility and is recommended for the elderly. The glove is designed to protect your hand from accidental knife cuts while completing daily tasks on the kitchen. The product is a stainless steel core is wrapped in hi-tech polyester and vinyl to be flexible yet extremely protective. It can also fit on either your right or left hand and is comfortable to wear and washable. Available in small (7-8 hand size), medium (9-10)

EyeSpeak

The EyeSpeak is a communication system through the eyes, especially designed for people with extreme mobility and communication limitations caused by different types of illness or injury. The EyeSpeak consists of a pair of glasses in which the lenses display a screen with a virtual keyboard. It features a micro camera that detects the position and the movement of the eyes and identifies the key the user is looking at. The EyeSpeak features a fast, accurate system, is easy to use, with very low l

Gas-Powered Pole Saw

The Gas-Powered Pole Saw is designed for users with leg impairments cut high tree limbs from the safety of the ground with a gas-powered Pole Saw. Arthritis, amputation, paralysis, poor balance and other physical limitations keep workers from climbing ladders. The Pole Saw can reach 6-feet high and cut limbs 8-inches in diameter. The weight of the motor is at the lower end of the handle, so there is less weight at the cutting bar. Features include: powerful 25 cubic meter 2-cycle engine with qui

Magnetic Bracelets

The Magnetic Bracelets is designed for people with fibromyalgia or other conditions that cause chronic pain to help relieve chronic, dull pain. The bracelets features beneficial properties of therapeutic magnets.

Matchett Support Range

The Matchett Support Range consists of soft polystyrene bead-filled cushions designed to aid individuals to attain and maintain their optimum postural requirements, spread warmth and comfort to reduce stress and aid recovery, and remain in the required position unlike normal pillows. It is designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).  It helps to promote stability, comfort, circulation, body symmetry, and breathing.

Open Sesame! Touch-Free Access

The Open Sesame! Touch-Free Access is completely touch-free smartphone, designed by and for people with disabilities. It features gesture recognition which understands small head movements, eliminating the need for touch. The Sesame phone works by tracking the user’s head movements using the built-in, front-facing camera on the phone. These tracked movements are combined with computer vision algorithms to create a cursor that appears on the screen of the phone, similar to a cursor on a computer

Proloquo4Text

Proloquo4Text is a text-based Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) iOS mobile app designed for children and adults with autism, cerebral palsy, ALS, or a communication or speech disability. Users can type their message into the message box known as the Text Pad using the built-in keyboard and the app’s word prediction and sentence prediction features. Proloquo4Text also provides access to a number of other menus known as Quick Blocks which are designed to support faster communication

Sesame Phone

The Sesame Phone is a touch-free smartphone designed for individuals who have limited or no use of their hands or arms, and are able to make small head movements. People with spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS), multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, carpal tunnel syndrome, or arthritis can operate the Sesame Phone’s touch-free controls with voice commands and head movements. The smartphone’s head-tracking technology understands small head movem

Slabber's Glove

The Slabber's Glove is a cut resistant glove designed for users with lack of strength or lack of mobility. The globe is a detachable wrist support with hook-and-loop closure prevents repetitive strain injuries (RSI), and suede leather palm provides added protection and durability. The glove leaves half of finger free to help increase dexterity and mobility.

The Accessi Book

The Accessi Book is a robot-like invention that was developed for use by people with upper extremity disabilities that turns pages of a book. The Accessi Book allows people with ALS, ataxia, and other upper extremity disabilities to read with ease.

Tobii Dynavox Compass

Tobii Dynavox Compass is a communication app that provides communication solutions for non-verbal individuals including individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, aphasia, apraxia, Down syndrome, developmental disabilities, ALS, Stroke, and Traumatic Brain injury. This app includes cloud technology. This product is compatible with iPad, iPad Mini, and Windows Tablet. It comes with all the communication tools, preloaded messages, symbols, core word strategies, and supports that come included with o

Tracker Pro - Head Tracking Device

The Tracker Pro - Head Tracking Device is an alternative input device designed for people with quadriplegia, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, ALS, carpal tunnel syndrome, and any other disability where the user has limited or no control of their hands to allow them to use a computer by controlling the mouse with a dot that can be placed on their head. It operates through the user's computer's USB port, and a compatible AAC device that gives the user the the option for wire

Wire Roller With Storage Spools

The Wire Roller With Storage Spools is designed for users with one arm or poor finger dexterity to wrap up and store long strands of wire, rope, cable, string or cords without tangling them. Whether the user is building or moving fence, winding up electric cords, or wrapping up rope for later use, it can be a challenge to keep long strands from tangling. The wire roller can hang on the users belt while the handle is turned with one hand to roll up the wire or string on a spool. The spool can be

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