This wheelchair can be controlled by facial expressions

HOOBOX Robotics has built a kit that lets you control wheelchairs using facial gestures. Wheelie 7 takes seven minutes to install and it uses Intel’s 3D cameras and processors to detect your expressions and translate them into wheelchair movements in real-time. 

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A brief history of accessibility on Twitter in ten tweets to mark Twitter’s 11th and a half birthday

In the 10 years since the first tweet was sent, people with disabilities have loved Twitter, sometimes loathed it and then often loved it again. Here’s the story so far in 10 tweets. 1/10 Twitter put social media in mainstream + gave people with #disabilities easy way for voice to be heard Social media is … More A brief history of accessibility on Twitter in ten tweets to mark Twitter’s 11th and a half birthday

9 Amazing Motivational Speakers With Special Needs

Over the years we have heard many inspirational stories about individuals with special needs who have focused on their abilities and have accomplished some pretty amazing things in their lives. Some of these individuals have gone on to help motivate others to look past their challenges and focus on the talents and abilities that they … More 9 Amazing Motivational Speakers With Special Needs