Modified Tank Chair

CuStOmIzEd And M.o.d.i.f.i.e.d. Assistive Technology!

Assistive Technology (AT), by definition is: Any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, MODIFIED, or CUSTOMIZED, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. Did you know North Dakota has experts in modifying and customizing Assistive Technology?  North Dakota’s Life Skills and Transition Center service’s include Adaptive Equipment Services…
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LEVO G2 Deluxe Tablet Stand-in various positions

New Mobile Device Stand With Wheels & Power!

At ASSISTIVE, we get many requests from individuals wanting to use their tablet or smartphone in bed without having to hold it.  For some people I have worked with recently, the LEVO G2 Deluxe Tablet Stand has been the solution.  This stand is on a 20 pound cast iron base with wheels and is height adjustable from 30″ to…
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HandiWeights weighted gloves

Vocational Rehabilitation Transition Program Update

If you are, or you know, a student or family member who is a ND high school student with disabilities age 14-21, this update is for you! This past year, an increasing number of ND high school students with physical, sensory, intellectual, mental and communication disabilities have utilized the services made available through Assistive’s Agreement…
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Talking Book Machine and electronic book: photo provided by Talking Book Program

The Ability To Read For Everyone!

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teacher.” – quote by Charles William Eliot As a former librarian, one of my favorite programs was the Talking Book Program run by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically…
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Yingmi Tech SIgn Language GLoves

New Tech! Sign Language Translation Gloves

We receive several calls each year from people who are deaf, inquiring about new technology that would help them communicate with hearing people who do not know sign language. Many want an electronic, portable sign-language interpreter, so they do not always have to rely on an actual person who is a sign language interpreter.   Taiwan YingMi…
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