Military service veterans who use wheelchairs don’t just watch sports – they’re part of the action! They enjoy competitive events including basketball, softball, swimming, cycling, lifting, trap shooting, and more. These sports and others are offered at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, the largest annual wheelchair sports event in the...

Just as Luke Skywalker does with his robotic hand in the Star Wars film series, a new ultrasonic sensor allows amputees to control each of their prosthetic fingers individually, researchers report. The device provides fine motor hand gestures that aren’t possible with current commercially available devices. Jason Barnes, a musician who lost...

With the holidays drawing near, it’s time to get plans for family visits and end-of-year trips finalized before the busy season is in full swing. Traveling with a disability that requires mobility equipment can quickly become a stressful task if proper accommodations have not been made in advance. Preparing ahead...

With virtually thousands of miles of nature trails and pathways throughout the country, there are plenty of opportunities for visitors to explore a collection of beautiful natural environments. For folks living with disabilities, though, these options can become limited if the proper handicapped accommodations aren’t taken into consideration. So, before...

When it comes to creating the next big thing in accessibility driven products, there’s a lot of competition out there. From consumer and vehicle technology, to athletics, mobile computing and more, the possibilities are virtually endless. Here, we spotlight some of the best in modern accessibility technology that you should...

Even with the convenience of owning a wheelchair accessible vehicle to travel about town, sometimes there are just not enough hours in a day to take on everything you need to get done. But, help is available. From food shopping to housework, cooking or even tackling your inbox, there are...