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Writing Effortlessly

Posted on Jul 29, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Humans learned the art of writing 6000 years ago and since then we have been documenting everything we have been doing. We call this documentation history! So that well establishes the fact that writing has been, is, and will be an essential part of all humans. Every person who cannot write yearns to learn the art of writing. The written word is proven to be the most powerful of weapons.

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Posted in Writing Aids

Wearing the Shoe - Adaptive Shoe Aids

Posted on Jul 29, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Going back to ancient Rome, where people wore sandals, the concept of shoe horns was first developed. Shoe horns though by the name sound creepy are actually handy tools which are used to wear a shoe perfectly without bending and also crushing the counter or the hind portion of the shoe. The name comes from the ancient people who used bull or cow horns as tools to wear their sandals.

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Using the Head

Posted on Jul 29, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

The hands are an important part of the body and impairment of these limbs can cause a great deal of difficulty to a person. But losing the ability to use the arms and hands doesn’t make a person disabled. That is why we now a use a more accurate term of differently-abled people. Disabled means one not being able to do something.

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Posted in Activity Helpers

Tying the Shoe

Posted on Jul 29, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Shoes have been an ancient invention. And since then, man has been using shoelaces to fasten his shoes. Shoelaces were initially made from the same materials as the shoes. For example the shoes of ancient Rome were made from leather and so were the shoelaces. Though they are so small and simple, they are an indispensable part of the shoe.

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Posted in Shoelaces and Fasteners

Reading Effortlessly

Posted on Jul 29, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Reading is as important as writing. Well that’s what our elders have always told us. A well read person is always respected around the world. Wherever you go your knowledge and wisdom speaks for you. But what is so important about reading that it makes it so important for gaining knowledge.

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Posted in Book Holders and Page Turners

Raising the Height

Posted on Jul 29, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

It happens often that we make a piece of furniture according to our current needs and later one we need the furniture to be a bit bigger, shorter, taller, and what not. But since we aren’t wizards, once a piece of furniture is made it cannot be added on, unless it’s adjustable or we use another tool. The name of this other tool is furniture riser.

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Posted in Furniture Raisers

Helping the House

Posted on Jul 29, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

There are a number of activities that one does when in the house. From cooking, cleaning, and washing, to eating, reading, and working, all these activities require a number of tools and gadgets. But many a time, one gadget isn’t enough for a specific activity and another tools specifically made for easing the activity is required. Such tools are also known as household helpers.

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Posted in Household Aids

Ease Labor with Peanut Ball

Posted on Jul 29, 2016 by Ayush Henry

Peanut ball is a highly effective tool to speed up the labor process for women with an epidural. A study revealed that the women who were using peanut ball during pregnancy dramatically reduced the risk to undergo a cesarean surgery and delivered babies faster as compared to the women who did not use it.

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Hear the World Around You

Posted on Jul 28, 2016 by Kevin Cleary

It’s pretty common that as we get older we find it harder to hear the television, radio, or even a conversation that we are taking part in. Sometimes background noise may interfere with us hearing a discussion at a restaurant or some other social gathering. The question is: how do we help our ears hear what’s around us? Through the use of assistive technology we can now hear our family and friends and be part of their discussions, hear what’s on television (without annoying everybody in the room), or just our telephone; cordless or cell.

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Posted in Hearing and Listening Aids

Technology for the Vision Impaired

Posted on Jul 26, 2016 by Kevin Cleary

We live now in an era of rapidly advancing technology. Just a few decades ago a computer in your home would be a pipe dream. Now we have smart phones that have more computing power than some of the early space missions. As we age, the ability to see some of the smaller print on this technology can diminish.

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Posted in Low Vision Aids

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