Technology has been improving our lives for decades—especially in the realm of disabilities. AMS Vans stays up to speed on innovation, and we bring that progress to you in articles that reveal how designers and engineers push the envelope to improve wheelchairs and mobility scooters. Advances in technology have enabled AMS Vans to provide you with an easy-to-operate wheelchair accessible van that gets you where you need to go. In our Technology section, we give you the scoop on disability and accessibility technologies—emerging technologies, mobility equipment, adaptive equipment for auto and home, and medical tools that help people with disabilities live and work independently. We also provide information about organizations and assistance programs that may help you pay for this technology. Definitely a good read!
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A new design for wheelchair wheels lets you fold them for simple storage in cars, on planes, or wherever standard wheels won’t fit easily.
A simple wheelchair extension lets the person and the pusher walk side-by-side, making it conducive to more natural interaction.
Spinal surgery has gotten safer, thanks to the Renaissance robot, which is preventing the need for repeat or corrective spinal surgeries.
He has to work at it, but amputee James Daniels’ mighty, all-terrain wheelchair takes him to places he never dreamed he’d be able to reach.