Michiel Oppenheimer

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Children with disabilities face bullying and even murder, UN report says

Children with disabilities are among the most marginalised and excluded in the world, often going unregistered at birth and facing bullying, discrimination and even murder, a new UN report has said.<p>"Many of the deprivations endured by children with disabilities stem from and are perpetuated by …

Disability

Armless pilot Jessica Cox on the power of 'I can'

Jessica Cox, who was born without arms but is now a motivational speaker, has returned from a trip to Ethiopia where she worked with children with disabilities.<p>The children there face many challenges, including stigma relating to their disabilities and they sometimes struggle to meet their basic …

Disability

PARAFREE

ReWalk ushers in the age of the exoskeleton

Powered exoskeleton gives paralyzed woman new mobility.<p><i>bi·on·ic - adjective</i><p><i>1: of or relating to bionics</i><p><i>2: having normal biological capability or</i> …

Putting the ‘Whee!’ Back in ‘Wheelchair’

Author: Joseph Flaherty. Joseph Flaherty Design<p>Date of Publication: 05.24.12.<p>Time of Publication: 6:18 pm. 6:18 pm<p>Medical products move slowly. The …