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Accessibility Minute - Assistive Technology Tips and Tricks for Everyone

Nov 13, 2015

157-11-13-15 Fit Grips
Hey there!  Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs!
For some individuals who use manual wheelchairs to get around, the standard, slippery metal rim can be fatiguing after a while; this is especially true for those with limited grip.  IntelliWheels is a company which has developed Fit Grips, an affordable solution to these problems!  Fit Grips are ergonomic handrim grips that improve an individual's comfort and performance while pushing his or her chair around!
According to the Fit Grip's description: "The patent pending design increases the circumference of the hand rim to minimize the strain on your hand, while the improved grip allows you to push with less effort than ever before!"  To learn more, visit
For more information, to read our blog or to drop us a line, visit  That was your Accessibility Minute for this week! I¹m Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads, in Indiana.