Sex, Lives and Disability: What Disabled Bodies Can Teach Us About Sex

Millie Dollar sashays onto the stage in a green, feathered dress to conclude the evening's entertainment with a sultry burlesque routine. The capacity audience at the ornate Epstein Theatre in Liverpool is enraptured by her sensual beauty. » 3/03/15 5:30am 3/03/15 5:30am

How a Blind Photographer Practices His Art

Brenden Borrellini has been deaf and blind his entire life. He's also been an unstoppable explorer and student. He picked up a camera at an arts center one day on a lark, but the joke soon turned into a serious pursuit with beautiful results. Australia's Open Tropical North brings us this mini documentary on Brendan's… » 7/26/14 11:00am 7/26/14 11:00am

Father Invents System to Help Autistic Son Communicate

As a result of severe autism and learning disabilities, eleven-year-old Callum Lodge is unable to talk. In order to allow his son to communicate with the world around him, his father has developed Speaks4me, an electronic communication system. » 4/23/10 10:53pm 4/23/10 10:53pm

A Wheelchair Controlled By Man's Mighty Will

We've seen a few instances of mind-controlled wheel chairs, and now researchers from the University of Zaragoza, Spain, offer us yet another amazing prototype. » 5/04/09 1:10pm 5/04/09 1:10pm

Footime Mouse Lets You Operate Your Mouse Hands-free, Not Feet-free

So, you're at your desk typing away, but what are your feet doing? If they're wandering about aimlessly, put them to work by investing in a Footime Mouse, which allows you to control your cursor by using feet-based gestures. Retailing at $199, the Footime Mouse could actually provide great functionality for those with… » 3/05/08 4:05am 3/05/08 4:05am

Gravitonus Workstation Gets Disabled-Friendly Add-on

The Gravitonus is one hell of a workstation that keeps the user in the most ergonomically optimized position at all times. This workstation is now being adapted for quadriplegics with the addition of ACCS, or alternative computer control system. Basically, a control unit is placed in the mouth that does all of the… » 2/13/07 4:42pm 2/13/07 4:42pm