Manufacturers help innovations for disabled evolve from idea to reality

National Nov 2, 2017

Manufacturers help innovations for disabled evolve from idea to reality

Firms are launching innovative products aimed at making life easier for people with disabilities after incorporating ideas from the people who need them. In May, medical sheet maker Teikoku Pharmacare Corp. released a shoulder strap for canes. Called ArukuTomo (which literally means "walking friend"), the ...

Amami Oshima resort offers unique barrier-free experience

National Jun 8, 2016

Amami Oshima resort offers unique barrier-free experience

by Supriya Singh

A marine sports facility built exclusively to cater to people with disabilities is making waves as a place where wheelchair users can have the "zero gravity" experience of floating freely in the sea. The all-inclusive, barrier-free facility located near a tranquil beach with crystalline coral ...