|Ultrasonic canes give the blind more information about their surroundings|
Ultrasonic canes have been around for years, so many of you may be aware of what they are and what they allow people to do. For those of you who are unaware, like I was before I wrote this article, read ... More >>
|Disabled or Differently Abled|
Disability is a subject that makes some people uncomfortable and that's why different words are sometimes used to describe it. Some people prefer differently abled because it's used to talk about ... More >>
|How do you play games when you can't use your hands|
Whether it's via PC, Xbox, or PlayStation, gaming is a very popular form of entertainment that everyone should be able to enjoy. Games bring happiness to people, but they can be much more than that. ... More >>
|A step in the right direction towards greater accessibility|
When it comes to ordering without face to face contact, it can difficult to impossible for someone who is deaf or has a hearing impairment. There just aren't a lot of services out there to assist ... More >>
|The importance of thinking before you speak|
I recently read an article on invisible illnesses that got me thinking about all the times I've had to explain myself to people regarding my disability.
From a quick look at me you might not be ... More >>
|Just because you have a disability doesn't mean you can't wear a costume|
Halloween has just past us by so I thought now would be a good time to talk about the inclusion of disabled people in the cosplay and acting world. While Halloween is not a big deal in Australia it's ... More >>
|3D printing is helping those who are missing limbs|
I wear Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFOs) on my legs to help me walk and stand without falling over. So advancements in Orthotics and Prosthetics are of interest to me.
A professional prosthetic hand can ... More >>
|Holograms to help prevent misuse of disabled parking spots|
If you're like me you know it's a gamble each time you go out as to whether or not you will find any available disabled parking spots. Worst still is when you notice a car in one of these spots ... More >>
|Hi I'm Steven|
After nearly a year sitting silent, Can-Do-Ability is back in action.
Hi I'm Steven and I will be taking over the responsibilities of posting information on Can-Do-Ability. I will still be bringing ... More >>
The time has come for me to move on from Jo Blogs and Lets Get Working and let someone else with a new vision take over.
It has been fun working on Jo Blogs for two and a half years and Lets Get ... More >>
|The Horse and Boy|
I recently saw this video that I would like to share with you today. Many people know that animals have special senses and they understand when people need more patience and understanding.
For example, ... More >>
|Tying Shoelaces a thing of the past|
If you are like me you probably curse shoelaces every time you have to do them up.
As a small child I was taught how to do my shoelaces up by leaning against the corner of the wall so my left arm stays ... More >>