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66 Gifts For the Disabled

From Handicap-Made Chopsticks to Mountain Biking Wheelchairs

— November 17, 2014 — Lifestyle
If you're looking to buy gifts for the disabled person or people in your family or circle of friends, what you're actually faced with is an opportunity to enrich that person's life.

Seemingly trivial everyday activities which people perform without a second thought -- such as scratching their back or clipping clothes pins onto their clothes -- can be extremely uncomfortable for people with certain disabilities and illnesses. Thankfully, there are a number of very creatively and thoughtfully designed products out there that make it easier for disabled people to do different things.

For example, if you know someone who is wheelchair-bound but would like to enjoy outdoor physical activity, you could get them one of the many sport wheelchairs that are infiltrating the market these days.

Alternatively, you can get a gift that can help a person disabilities use gadgets, computers and tech appliances with ease.
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Disability-Friendly Smartphones
Disability-Friendly Smartphones
The Sesame Touch-Free Smartphone is For People With Disabilities
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Finger-Mounted Computer Mice
Finger-Mounted Computer Mice
This Mouse Ring Allows for a New Way of Interacting with a Computer
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Sign Language Translators
Sign Language Translators
MyVoice Will Help the Hearing-Impaired Communicate
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Bark-Activated Washers
Bark-Activated Washers
The ‘Woof to Wash’ Lets Dogs Do Your Laundry for You
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62
Paralytic Ski Vehicles
Paralytic Ski Vehicles
The Snowstorm Project by Fraunhofer Allows the Disabled to Ski Down Slopes
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61
Portable Self-Contained Toilets
Portable Self-Contained Toilets
The Portable Toilet Macerates Waste and Saves Space
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60
Bluetooth Hearing Aids
Bluetooth Hearing Aids
The Halo Works with Apple Products to Improve the Listening Experience
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59
Impact-Indicating Trousers
Impact-Indicating Trousers
Bruise Injury Detection Suit Forms Simulated Lesions for Paraplegics
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58
Subtitle-Showing Spectacles
Subtitle-Showing Spectacles
The Regal and Sony Access Glasses Will Make Movies Better for Disabled
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Clear Communicating Devices
Clear Communicating Devices
Beethoven Phone Brings Transparency to Conversations with Deaf People
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56
Fall-Detecting Rugs
Fall-Detecting Rugs
The SensFloor by Future Shape Calls for Assistance in Emergency Situations
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55
Mouth-Operated Mice
Mouth-Operated Mice
The IntegraMouse Plus Affords the Hands-Free Use of a Computer
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Ergonomic Arched Scratching Devices
Ergonomic Arched Scratching Devices
The EZ Back Scratcher Has a Flexible Design
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Blind-Assisting Smartphone Cases
Blind-Assisting Smartphone Cases
The Samsung Ultrasonic Phone Cover Assists the Blind in New Areas
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Handicap Console Controllers
Handicap Console Controllers
Newark & Element 14 Created a Controller for the Disabled
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Accessible Communication Devices
Accessible Communication Devices
The 'Talk' Communication Device Helps the Disabled Communicate
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50
Mouth-Controlled Styluses
Mouth-Controlled Styluses
Griffin MouthStick Stylus Allows Disabled People Make Use of Touchscreen
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49
Auto Balance Bicycles
Auto Balance Bicycles
The Jyrobike Teaches Children to Ride in One Day
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48
Wound-Detecting Pants
Wound-Detecting Pants
The 'Bruise Trousers' Use a Magenta Dye to Alert Disabled Athletes to Injury
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Toy Made Disability Chairs
Toy Made Disability Chairs
Simon Burfield's 'The Lego Wheelchair' is Plastic
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One-Handed Bike Breaks
One-Handed Bike Breaks
Duplex Lever Helps Cyclists Stop Effortlessly
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45
Agile Assistive Seating
Agile Assistive Seating
Wheelchair by Mariana Bradichansky Enables Disabled Kids to Play Sports
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44
Rock Climber Prosthetic Legs
Rock Climber Prosthetic Legs
Klippa by Kai Lin Allows Disabled to Indulge Their Outdoor Passions
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Lawn Chair Wheelchairs
Lawn Chair Wheelchairs
The Free Wheelchair Mission Provides Accessible Seating to Those in Need
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42
Oral Writing Implements
Oral Writing Implements
The Plant Pen Set Enables Disabled Children to Write with Their Mouths
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Freestanding Walking Sticks
Freestanding Walking Sticks
The Tricane by Ryan Kirkpatrick Will Never Fall to the Ground
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Custom-Tailored Chopsticks
Custom-Tailored Chopsticks
Katsuyuki Miyabi's Chopsticks are Designed for Those with Disabilities
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Computer Foot Controls
Computer Foot Controls
The Flip Flop Mouse Will Help the Disabled Navigate Their PCs
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Compact Braille Translators
Compact Braille Translators
This Pocket-Sized Braille Reading Device Offers Endless Possibilities
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37
Disposable Urinal
Disposable Urinal
Travel John For Peemergencies
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36
Extreme Acessible Wheelers
Extreme Acessible Wheelers
The Defiance Wheelchair Will Have You Doing Wheelies on the Skate Park
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35
Spine-Aiding Suits
Spine-Aiding Suits
The ReWalk Exoskeleton is a Recently FDA-Approved Suit for the Disabled
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34
Blind-Friendly Phones
Blind-Friendly Phones
The LG Loop by Andres Parada Caters to the Visually Impaired
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33
Handle-Activated Doorstops
Handle-Activated Doorstops
The Hand Door Stopper is Perfect for Disabled Individuals
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Remote Control via Eye Blinking
Remote Control via Eye Blinking
Kome Kami Switch
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31
Super-Spartan Smartphones
Super-Spartan Smartphones
The 'CEL' Phone Removes All Distractions with a Simple Design
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30
Magnetized Easy-Use Adapters
Magnetized Easy-Use Adapters
Plugnetic Eliminates the Need to Push, Pull and Squat for Too Long
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29
Reconfigurable Walking Canes
Reconfigurable Walking Canes
The Stick 1/2 Can Be Kept Retracted or Withdrawn to Make a Crutch
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28
Skinniest Disability Scooter
Skinniest Disability Scooter
Shoprider Flagship
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Mountain Biking Wheelchairs
Mountain Biking Wheelchairs
The GRIT Freedom Chair is An All-Terrain Wheelchair
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26
Wheelchair Learning Ramps
Wheelchair Learning Ramps
The Roller Bench by Tom Fejer Helps Out New Users in Wheelchairs
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25
Wheelchair Athletic Equipment
Wheelchair Athletic Equipment
Fractal Machine is an Effective Exercise Aid for Wheelchair Users
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24
Adaptable Wheelchair Carriages
Adaptable Wheelchair Carriages
Cursum Stroller Makes It Easy for Parents to Be With Toddlers
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23
Multi-Sensory Learning Toys
Multi-Sensory Learning Toys
Tabelit's Conceptual Education Tool
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22
Prosthetic Phalanges
Prosthetic Phalanges
The Touch Bionic 'ProDigits' Offer Advanced Dexterity for the Disabled
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Arthritis Clothes Pins
Arthritis Clothes Pins
The Product Tank Clothes Pegs Alleviate Stress on Disabled Hands
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Impressive Football Prostheses
Impressive Football Prostheses
The Impetus Soccer Prosthesis Enables Amputees to Play More Sports
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19
Child Mobility Harnesses
Child Mobility Harnesses
The 'Upsee' Helps Disabled Children Experience What It's Like to Walk
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18
Hip Folding Wheelchair for Kids
Hip Folding Wheelchair for Kids
Mex'x Wheelchair
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17
Kettles for the Impaired
Kettles for the Impaired
The Rotary Kettle by Adrian Lim is Designed for Those With Disabilities
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Learning Disability-Inspired Objects
Learning Disability-Inspired Objects
These ‘Dyslexic Objects’ Demonstrate Dyslexia
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15
Paraplegic Scuba Suits
Paraplegic Scuba Suits
'Freedom for Disabled Divers' Lets the Paralyzed Explore Under the Sea
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Compact Accessible Cooktops
Compact Accessible Cooktops
The Prometheus Stove Promotes Ease of Use and Culinary Independence
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13
Electrifying Wheelchair Mods
Electrifying Wheelchair Mods
The NEWS Concept Wheelchair is Sure to Make Headlines
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12
Hipster Hearing Aids
Hipster Hearing Aids
Deafinite Style Embraces the Grunge-Punk Lifestyle
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11
Assistive Eating Tools
Assistive Eating Tools
The Benefeat Set Facilitates the Independence of Cerebral Palsy Sufferers
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Aquatic Leg Prosthesis
Aquatic Leg Prosthesis
The Murr-Ma Amphibious Prosthetic Makes Beach Activities Easier
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9
Lever-Operated Wheelchairs
Lever-Operated Wheelchairs
The Leveraged Freedom Chair is a Unique Take on Mobility
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8
Hi-Techtizing Disability Aids
Hi-Techtizing Disability Aids
Benjamin Carr Makes a Futuristic and Personalizable Walker
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7
High-Tech Prosthetics
High-Tech Prosthetics
Colin Matso's Design for Nike Enables the Disabled
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6
Airplane-Adjusted Wheelchairs
Airplane-Adjusted Wheelchairs
Skycare Chair is Optimized for Aircraft Maneuvering and Independence
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5
Electric Wheelchair Converters
Electric Wheelchair Converters
WHILL Aims to Improve Mobility for the Disabled
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4
Double-Action Wheelchairs
Double-Action Wheelchairs
The Urban Wheelchair by Ben Thorpe is for City-Dwellers
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3
Cheap Home Elevators
Cheap Home Elevators
The Pneumatic Vacuum Elevator is a Cost-Effective Alternative
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2
Two-Person Accessible Seating
Two-Person Accessible Seating
The Tandem Electric Wheelchair Challenges the Social Stigma
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Segway Wheelchairs
Segway Wheelchairs
The EAZ Disabled Mobility Device Converts from a Wheelchair to Walker
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