Category Archives: Disability

Exoskeleton Robots – No Wheelchair Necessary

Exoskeleton Disabled

Who Needs a Wheelchair Anyway? There is no such thing as disability thanks to technology and robotics. Did you know that Exoskeletons can now replace wheelchairs and robotics can replace limbs. Technology has come a long way indeed. When I discovered Exoskeletons, I was so amazed I just wanted to let the whole world know. […]

Modified Controls and Adapted Motorcycles – Paraplegic – Amputee

Motorcycle disability modification

The thought of an amputee or paraplegic riding a motorcycle may seem impossible. Thankfully this is not true. There are many modification possibilities that have been designed to suit a rider’s specific needs and allow the safe control of a motorcycle. Perhaps it was a hip replacement or arthritis that made you sell your bike. […]

ABC News – Today is Celebration: Katanning teenager hits the road

Wheelchair Accessible Disability Sidecar

Fifteen-year-old West Australian teenager Shanniah Barker lives life in the fast lane. A photo essay by Eliza LaschDison. Updated 4 Jan 2017, 1:39pm Shanniah was born with spina bifida. Her mother and father, Angela and David, have ridden motorbikes for years. After a rigorous project of modifying a sidecar for Shanniah, they embarked on their […]

Shanniah’s Story – From Hiring to Building a Wheelchair Accessible Sidecar

Wheelchair Accessible Disability Sidecar

Search for an Engineer willing to build a Wheelchair Accessible Sidecar – Led to Hire We were searching far and wide to locate an engineer willing to manufacture a wheelchair accessible sidecar for our daughter to be included in our family rides. We contacted DreamfitFoundation in Perth to see if they could help fund or […]

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