Posts Tagged ‘Assistive Technology’
Neatebox, a company in Glasgow have come up with something they think will improve pelican crossings for disabled people.
(Technology doesn’t yet tell blind people if you’re offering a handshake)
Technology Is Amazing But It Does Not Erase Disability. This may seem a strange thing to say because I’m not trying to say that technology isn’t important.
Who Am I?
I suppose it might be worthwhile explaining who I am, as you’ll be reading more articles written by me. My name is Rebecca and I met Aidis Trust at an event in Birmingham this year. Aidis asked if I’d like to write for their blog and so here I am!
A nine-year-old boy has just been fitted with a child-sized bionic hand! His family name may or may not be Skywalker, we cannot be sure, but it really is incredible how much technology has moved on. I wanted to explain how the hand works, what it does, and the possibilities that this presents for disabled people in the future.