Mobility Scooter, help or hinder?

Mobility Scooter, help or hinder?

Mobility Scooters are commonly sighted on many streets, their improved designs come with three or five wheels and they can include shade, horn, lights and storage space. But are they the right fit for you? If you are experiencing mobility difficulties, a mobility...
Support through Multiple Sclerosis

Support through Multiple Sclerosis

For those diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), daily activities can become a challenge, and the need for support may rapidly increase. These sudden changes can come as a shock. Anxiety, uncertainty and stress are identified as common emotional responses from the...
Hair Removal for Teens with Disability

Hair Removal for Teens with Disability

A 2009 study of teens with and without disability through puberty revealed more significant behavioural and sexual challenges for those with disability (Akrami & Davudi, 2014). As puberty sets in, teens with disability are faced with some new changes, including...
GPS location for people with dementia

GPS location for people with dementia

Dementia patients’ affected cognitive functions may result in boredom, confinement, and memory loss, leading to the common attribute of wandering or wayfaring. (Graham, 2019; Topfer, 2016). GPS technology can alert caregivers to an individual’s whereabouts and...
Assistive Technology for hearing deficits

Assistive Technology for hearing deficits

By Joanna Renault Over the past decades, Assistive Technology (AT) for hearing deficits has evolved. Common examples of AT includes hearing aids and cochlear implants. A cochlear implant is an electronic device that partially restores hearing. This can be an option...
Robotic Mowers to Assist Independence at Home

Robotic Mowers to Assist Independence at Home

A 2013 report on Independence and Opportunity for those with disability proved that decreasing engagement and independence could result in mental health and isolation (Strokes, 2013). Equal opportunities ensure the best quality of life is available. My Rehab Team is...