The Assistive Technology Innovation Rut

Working in the field of #assistivetechnology, it often feels like we can get stuck in an #innovationrut. For example, #wheelchair design generally looks the same as it did years ago — sure there are a few different angles, and different materials to improve weight and ease of rolling, but have we really made meaningful change…

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Assistive Technology in the Pacific Northwest

In January 2019 we hosted 60 experts in assistive technology from Alberta, British Columbia, and Washington State, to chat about the state of assistive technology in our region. We brought together assistive technology users, clinicians, researchers, educators, and advocates for two days to get a sense of what challenges we face as a region, and…

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Wearable Technology – Check out my latest article!

Bill Miller and I recently had the opportunity to chat with Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute about wearable technology used to track health and some of the great (and not-so-great) things it can do. So many of us use wearables (full disclosure – I am a happy Apple Watch wearer), but don’t always think about…

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