Assistive Devices

If you have a disability or injury, you may use a number of assistive devices. These are tools, products or types of equipment that help you perform tasks and activities. They may help you move around, see, communicate, eat, or get dressed. Some are high-tech tools, such as computers. Others are much simpler, like a "reacher" - a tool that helps you grab an object you can't reach.

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  1. Assistive Devices (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... or injury, you may use a number of assistive devices. These are tools, products or types of equipment ...
  2. Assistive Devices for People with Hearing, Voice, Speech, or Language Disorders From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders)  
    Speech and Communication Disorders/Living With ... Speech and Communication Disorders ... Assistive Devices/Learn More ... Assistive Devices ... National Institute on Deafness ...
  3. What Are Some Types of Assistive Devices and How Are They Used? From the National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    Assistive Devices/Learn More
  4. The WREX is an assistive device that kids can wear to help them if they have weak arms. ... WREX, exoskeleton, brace, magic arms, assistive devices, arm weakness, arthrogryposis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, orthotic, orthotics, orthosis, wheelchair, upper arm weakness
  5. Cerebral Palsy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    Cerebral Palsy/Start Here ... Cerebral Palsy ... National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke ... Short Summary ... From the National Institutes of Health ...
  6. Muscular Dystrophy (Nemours Foundation)  
    Muscular dystrophy is a disorder that weakens a person's muscles over time. People who have the disease can gradually lose the ability to do everyday ...
  7. How Does Rehabilitative Technology Benefit People with Disabilities? From the National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    Assistive Devices/Learn More ... Assistive Devices
  8. What Are Common Treatments for Down Syndrome? From the National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    Down Syndrome/Treatments and Therapies ... Down Syndrome ... There is no single, standard treatment for Down syndrome. Treatments are based on each individual's ...
  9. Hearing Loss in Children: Treatment and Intervention Services (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Hearing Problems in Children/Treatments and Therapies ... Hearing Problems in Children ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... No single treatment or intervention ...
  10. Other Products and Devices to Improve Hearing (Food and Drug Administration)  
    Assistive listening devices (ALDs) or assistive listening systems include a large variety of devices designed to help you hear sounds in everyday activities. ALDs ...
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