Welcome to the Physical Disability Studies Page

About Physical Disability

Physical disabilities can impact many areas of life; movement, hearing, vision, and more can all become limited or impaired. Some disorders like spina bifida and cerebral palsy develop before birth, but many others result from infections, diseases, or accidents in later life. Devices like wheelchairs, hearing aids, and braces can provide some assistance, but room for improvement always exists. By using advanced technology like cell phone apps and robotics, researchers work to improve existing aids and develop innovative new devices.

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RELATED RESEARCH AREAS:
  Mobility Aids, Rehabilitation, Other Physical Disability, Assistive Devices

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