Category Archives: Rehabilitation

Handwriting for Heroes – Learn to Write with Your Non-dominant Hand

Loosing hand dominancy after injury or a medical condition is a daunting task after years of developing manipulative skills of one’s preferred hand. A recent assessment of a vocational rehabilitation client in her late twenties who sustained a spinal stroke … Continue reading

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Liftware Level, a Motorized Spoon

Reblogged from The Assistive Technology Daily   Liftware Level By now, you must have seen or heard about this new steady spoon/ utensil that lets people with hand tremors eat without spilling and dropping their food. Liftware Level, a new … Continue reading

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SayIt! App

                                         SayIt App!                                               Looking for a quick text based AAC app that can speak out loud? SayIt! … Continue reading

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Visual Tracking / Motor Coordination Apps for Adults

  A recent email from Kate A. requested suggested app for visual motor reaction time for home programming after use of Dynavision in the clinic. Although, I am not a user of the Dynavision, and using a mobile device, a much smaller … Continue reading

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MOVER technology: Home-Based, Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation Programs – The Assistive Technology Daily

For war fighters recovering from traumatic brain injuries (TBI), the benefits of home-based, outpatient physical rehabilitation programs are numerous—they can exercise at home on their own schedules, be among family and friends and spend less time in treatment facilities. Sourced … Continue reading

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Text to Speech Apps for OT’s with Mobile Devices

OT’s work in many different settings and the tools we use continue to be more mobile in nature. When speaking of use of mobile device use of OT’s, a poll in 2014 by AOTA¹ found more than half of the OT practitioners surveyed use … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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