Putting Education First by That Crazy Crippled Chick

2016-11-10T10:11:43-04:00By |Categories: Articles, Cross Disability, Featured (Homepage), General, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Neurodiversity|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"First, we must ensure that all children, including and especially those with disabilities, receive a quality education. Inclusion means nothing if a child is not receiving a good education, which is, in fact, the very reason we have schools in the first place. " Cara Liebowitz

Dinosaur Claw: Physical Therapy for Cerebral Palsy

2016-11-10T10:12:11-04:00By |Categories: Assistive Technology, blog, Cody Lawson, Editor's Picks, General, Therapies, Think Tank, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

"Helping Hands" at Rice University have developed Dino-Might, a controller/game designed for patients with cerebral palsy to use for physical therapy.

Videos games as therapy?

2016-11-10T10:12:12-04:00By |Categories: blog, Cody Lawson, Editor's Picks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Video games may not be as bad for us as our mothers told us. The latest foray into the virtual realm stems from the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, citing that targeted rehabilitation of patients with Cerebral Palsy can be achieved through the use of active video games (Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360 Kinect, Playstation Move, etc.).