disability

Disney Now Sells a Line of Wheelchair Covers and Adaptive Costumes for Kids

Disney Now Sells a Line of Wheelchair Covers and Adaptive Costumes for Kids

For years, makers, charities, and non-profits like Magic Wheelchair have been making holidays, conventions, and Halloween more inclusive by creating elaborate rolling costumes for fans who use wheelchairs. Disney is now following suit with kits that make it even easier to turn wheelchairs into fantasy rides, with matching costumes for…

For People Who Can’t Smell, Life Can Be Full Of Peril

For People Who Can’t Smell, Life Can Be Full Of Peril

A recent study is one of the first to highlight the plights faced by a small segment of the population: people who can’t smell the world around them normally. In it, sufferers describe feeling depressed, unable to enjoy eating, and sometimes even scared for their lives.

These Robotic Shorts Make Walking And Running Easier

These Robotic Shorts Make Walking And Running Easier

Exosuits — wearable robotic technologies that enhance our physical abilities — are slowly but steadily leaving the world of comic books and becoming a practical reality. This week, scientists introduced an exosuit that seems to reach a new milestone, helping users both walk and run with less effort.