Assistive technology is any item, piece of equipment, software or product system that is used to increase, maintain or improve the functional capabilities of people with disabilities.

At Paraquad’s Assistive Technology Demonstration Center, participants, family members and support professionals can learn more about what’s available and meet with staff members to discuss specific needs. Equipment located at Paraquad includes:

Bathing, Dressing and Grooming

  • Commode
  • Hoyer lift
  • Long-handled sponge
  • Shower chair
  • Tub transfer bench

Blind or Low Vision

  • Freedom Scientific RUBY handheld video magnifier
  • JAWS screen reader

Computer Access

  • AbleNet Switch Click USB
  • BigKeys Co. LX keyboard
  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking
  • orbiTouch keyless keyboard
  • Tobii PCEye Go

Daily Living

  • Button hook/Zipper pull
  • Drive Medical Doormatic automatic door opener
  • Expandable door hinge
  • Long-handled shoe horn
  • One-handed eating plate
  • Ring pull can opener
  • Sock aid

Deaf or Hard of Hearing

  • Ameriphone Q90D TTY/VCO
  • Simplicity doorbell signaler (Model LTW)
  • Smoke alarm with strobe light
  • Sonic Boom alarm clock
  • UbiDuo
  • Ultratec captioned telephone (CapTel)

Leisure Equipment

  • Invacare Excelerator XLT PRO Handcycle

Mobility Equipment

  • Cane
  • Dialogue RC-200 hands-free telephone
  • Finger isolation button
  • Mount’n Mover
  • RAM Mount (body mount for smartphone)
  • Walker

This program is supported by Missouri Assistive Technology.


Demonstration Center Survey

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