Meet Samantha, the accessible shelf

We are very grateful to know that we are the inspiration for projects like this, I introduce you to "SAMANTHA", an accessible shelf developed by João Fontenelle, owner of Design4Inclusion, a company focused on the development of assistive technology projects aimed at improving the quality of other people’s lives. Samantha Shelf In the words of João Heitzmann Fontenelle himself: The Samantha Shelf is a concept project of how Design4inclusion intends to act in developing new furniture for p...
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Stand Up hand-operated wheelchair

Miracle! Oh no, it’s just technology... Oh My God, the wheelchair stood up!! For a long time, this is not impossible, nor is it new. For six months after my injury I have been standing using orthosis. The first time I stood up after the injury was in an orthostatic machine at Sarah Hospital. And it was the first embarrassing moment I experienced. The machine is composed of a platform that looks like a pulpit, to which we approach in front, hold the knees and a band is passed under the hip. Th...
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SMS actions stimulate social insertion for people with disabilities

Inclusion and rehabilitation tools for people with different types of disabilities are available in health facilities. On the National Day of Struggle for Persons with Disabilities, celebrated on September 21, the Municipal Health Secretariat (SMS) draws attention to the services offered by the municipal network with the objective of assisting in the social inclusion of this public. According to 2010 Census data, more than 2,700 residents of the capital have some type of disability. One of...
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Among launchings and personalities, the fair received more than 50 thousand people for four days The inclusive fashion show filled the court with glow and new proposals Charming stands

The greatest fair of technology, rehabilitation and accessibility was held in June. Check the highlights of Reatech 2017 Text of Audrey Scheiner, Brenda Cruz and Mayra Ribeiro Pictures of Bárbara Jorge and Murilo Cosenza Adapted sport, last generation cars, assistive technology, motorized wheelchairs, prostheses and orthoses, hearing aids and much more was part of the huge schedule and activities offered by  Feira Internacional de Tecnologias em Reabilitação, Inclusão e Acessibilidade [In...
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