Wednesday, October 5, 2011
7 Tech Breakthroughs That Empower People With Disabilities
Text by Kelly Shaver
Adaptive technology is a fairly new term, but the basic idea is not. Some adaptive devices are simple, like the cane, which has a history as old as mankind itself. Others seem to come more from the realm of science fiction.
However mundane or complicated, all are a testament to human determination, creativity and ambition. Here, we look at seven high-tech assistive devices and how they’re helping those with disabilities lead full and fulfilling lives.
Image above courtesy TED2011.