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An Open Letter to Mothers with a Disability

By Braze Mobility | 10 May 2020

On this day of celebrating the triumphs and joy of motherhood, we want to wish all parents and mothers a wonderful day, and thank them for all of the work that they do. This blog was written by Terri-Lynn who is the mother of an 18-month old daughter, and uses a wheelchair. In this open…

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Professional Communication with Attendants & Nurturing Assistance during COVID-19

By Braze Mobility | 30 March 2020

Blog by: Terri-Lynn Langdon With the City of Toronto in a state of emergency due to the global COVID-19 crisis, these are especially challenging times for wheelchair users. As a wheelchair user and a sole-parent to an 18-month-old, my daughter and I both rely on Direct Funding for nurturing assistance and attendant care. As the situation worsened…

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HELLO, TOMORROW!

By Braze Mobility | 1 March 2020

Robotics have the potential to impact CRT in a big way. How are startups and researchers tackling the complicated landscape? When Dan Ding first started as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pittsburgh in 2001, she had never heard the term “rehabilitation robotics.” She attended robotics conferences while earning her Ph.D. in Hong Kong,…

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All About Accessible Design

By Braze Mobility | 4 February 2020

When I joined Braze Mobility, I found all discussion of the design process fascinating, and the iterations undertaken by the design team are a great study in accessible design. The following blog series will discuss Universal Design and Accessible Design, and will profile some great design concepts that inspire and help. There is no such…

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Accessible Travel Ideas

By Braze Mobility | 28 January 2020

Everyone needs to get away and escape real life at some point, and no time is better than mid-winter to jet-set away! Travelling as a person with a disability can be difficult- the need to bring extra equipment and airlines who just can’t seem to figure out how to transport wheelchairs without breaking or losing…

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What Are Autonomous Wheelchairs?

By Braze Mobility | 15 January 2020

As self-driving cars begin to enter the market, it becomes increasingly likely that self-driving wheelchairs will be developed. The implications of this are incredible, and will certainly change the way people roll! This blog series will look at where we are now on the journey towards fully autonomous wheelchairs, as well as some of the pros…

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