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Feedback sought on earthquake readiness affecting mobility-impaired persons

The Risk and Resilience Lab at Palo Alto University is working with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) on a project seeking feedback from mobility-impaired individuals on the subject of earthquake readiness and safety materials. The 90-minute session will be… Continue Reading Feedback sought on earthquake readiness affecting mobility-impaired persons

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9th Annual California Classic Wheelchair Basketball Tournament in San Jose

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suitX seeking enthusiastic test pilots for the Phoenix exoskeleton device

suitX’s Phoenix is a light and affordable exoskeleton device designed to assist people with limited mobility in standing and walking. suitX is currently looking for individuals with spinal cord injury levels of T4-L5 to apply to be test pilots for… Continue Reading suitX seeking enthusiastic test pilots for the Phoenix exoskeleton device

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Innovative drinking aid designed to help those living with physical disabilities

The PNP team witnessed first hand the buzz fleximug created at November’s Abilities Expo in San Jose. The fleximug booth was diagonally opposite from our own and we saw many wheelchair users and family members stop by and purchase the… Continue Reading Innovative drinking aid designed to help those living with physical disabilities

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Sacramento Rolling Kings Shootout January 27th to 29th

This weekend, Sacramento Rolling Kings host a wheelchair basketball tournament in Davis with teams from all over the western US taking part. The competition tips off on Friday night, January 27th when the Kings take on San Diego Wolfpack. Check… Continue Reading Sacramento Rolling Kings Shootout January 27th to 29th

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