MusicGlove Helps Stroke Patients Use Their Hands Again – The Assistive Technology Daily

Friedman hopes to change that with MusicGlove, a wearable computing device designed to help patients improve their fine motor skills. The glove is outfitted with tiny sensors that track the user’s hand movements. Patients use it to play a Guitar Hero-style game that involves pinching and gripping notes on the screen of a tablet.

Original source: http://attraining.org/atdaily/2015/05/08/musicglove/

As scooped from AT Daily on Scoopit!

OT’s have you seen this new wearable tech device? The MusicGlove  was designed to improve fine motor skills and is being tested in rehabilitation. One of many new wearable tech and rehab devices.  What are your thoughts? Any experience with this device?

HT to AT Daily for sharing great tech tools for individuals with disabilities!

Carol

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About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, AdEd, OTR/L, ATP

OTR/L with 30 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 15 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary and post secondary students. Experience with adults with disabilities in employment and work transition.
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