Our daily living aids can make your life and leisure activities easier and more enjoyable. Simply choose the category of interest, and you will find a wide range of high-quality products for many of your needs around the home and garden. Mobility Smart daily living aids have been specially selected for innovation and quality, so you can be assured that whatever you are purchasing has been tried and tested by the team before being added to our store. Enjoy browsing through the full range of daily living aids; we are always adding more, so check back often.

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    Half Step
    Half Step Item Code: MS24907
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    This lightweight, plastic Half Step has been specially designed to make life easier for those with limited mobility.
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    Plastic Half step
    Plastic Half step Item Code: MS20952
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    This Plastic Half Step is built for outdoor use to provide the user with an intermediate step between ground level and the height of a high doorstep.

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    Derby Half Step
    Derby Half Step Item Code: MS10730
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    The Derby Half Step has been specially designed to provide the user with a handy step between floor level and a doorstep, making the step into and out of the house much easier and therefore helping to reduce the risk slips or falls.
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    Giant Half Step
    Giant Half Step Item Code: MS29662
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    This Giant Half Step is perfect that have limited mobility and find it difficult stepping into or out of the house.

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    The Metal Half Step
    The Metal Half Step Item Code: PG20954
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    Available in two widths and Perfect for use outdoors this Metal Half Step is made from extremely lightweight yet sturdy, non-corroding aluminium and boasts individually adjustable feet to ensure the step is always perfectly level therefore offering a safe and stable platform, even on uneven surfaces.

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    Economy Bread Board
    Economy Bread Board Item Code: MS10676
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    The plastic Bread Board is a highly cost effective kitchen aid that is ideal for users with weak or painful grip or arthritis sufferers.
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    Adult Drinking Cup
    Adult Drinking Cup Item Code: MS32306
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    This Adult Drinking Cup has been specially designed for use by elderly and disabled users, allowing them to drink with utmost confidence and reducing the risk of spillages.
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    Derby Half Step - Yellow
    Derby Half Step - Yellow Item Code: MS30655
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    This vibrant yellow coloured Derby Half Step is made from durable plastic to ensure it can withstand the outdoors, but it is also suitable for indoor use.
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    Big Button Talking Alarm Clock
    Big Button Talking Alarm Clock Item Code: MS27389
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    The Big Button Talking Alarm Clock features an easy to set alarm and has been designed to sit flat on most surfaces making it difficult to knock over.
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    Combination Kettle with Tipper
    Combination Kettle with Tipper Item Code: MS26535
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    This Combination Kettle with Tipper boasts a straightforward yet unique design that is ideal for arthritis sufferers or people who are getting frail as it features an effortless power-steering pour action, thanks to its unique Tilt-To-Pour technology.

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    Bread Board with Spikes
    Bread Board with Spikes Item Code: MS23894
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    The Bread Board with Spikes is the ideal kitchen aid for those with weak or painful grip or arthritis sufferers.

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    Reading Sheet Magnifier
    Reading Sheet Magnifier Item Code: MS16611
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    This Reading Sheet Magnifier boasts a 2x magnification to help you see hard to read text e.g. Small print or Maps
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    Kitchen Workstation
    Kitchen Workstation Item Code: MS22548
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    Offering real value for money, the Kitchen Workstation is a truly multifunctional kitchen aid that not only simplifies but reduces the risk of a wide range of kitchen tasks and is ideal for use by the elderly, the disabled or those with arthritis or similar conditions.
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    Pick Up Reacher
    Pick Up Reacher Item Code: MS16226
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    This highly unique, lightweight Pick Up Reacher represents exceptional value for money and measures 610mm (24") in length making it a truly invaluable reaching aid for elderly and disabled users.
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    Universal Kettle Tipper
    Universal Kettle Tipper Item Code: MS18223
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    This highly versatile Universal Kettle Tippers has been specially designed to be compatible with most kettle types including standard, cordless and jug kettles.

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  16. Magnifying Glass
    Magnifying Glass Item Code: MS21650
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    Designed for reading and other hobbies, this Magnifying Glass is useful around the home for people with a visual impairment or users that inspect things with finer detail.
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    Malling Perching Stool with Padded Back
    Malling Perching Stool with Padded Back Item Code: MS19725
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    Malling Perching Stools are a tried and trusted range of products. This Malling Perching Stool is height adjustable and has the benefit of side mounted stress bars, which dramatically improve both the strength and stability of the perching stool. To ensure optimium user comfort the seat and back support are well padded and are double heat sealed, making them easy to clean with no open seams to trap dirt. Details 159 kg (25 stone) weight limit Easy clean heat sealed seat Side mounted stress bars for increased safety and stability Angled seat for improved posture Height adjustable Specification Colour: White Minimum Height: 495 mm Maximum Height: 940 mm Padded Seat (WxD): 360 x 290 Footprint (WxD) Min/Max: 585 x 410/650 x 460

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    Giant Half Step - Large
    Giant Half Step - Large Item Code: MS29663
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    This is the larger of two available Giant Half Steps, a Half Step is the ideal solution for when a step it too high to manage but not high enough to warrant a ramp.
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    Two Handled Beaker
    Two Handled Beaker Item Code: MS15671
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    Offering truly exceptional value for money, this Two Handled Beaker has been specially designed for those users that suffer with limited dexterity or arthritis, helping to provide them with an easy to grip and easy to control cup.
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    Teapot Feeder
    Teapot Feeder Item Code: MS12654
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    Designed to reduce the risk of spills and to make mealtimes easier for both the user and carer, this Teapot Feeder boasts two large handles and a partially covered top.
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    Lightweight Handy Reacher - Long
    Lightweight Handy Reacher - Long Item Code: MS16197
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    Imagine the effort and strain you could save by using this Lightweight Handy Reacher to pick up dropped items.
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  22. Cordless Mini Kettle
    Cordless Mini Kettle Item Code: MS11173
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    Small and exceptionally lightweight, this Cordless Mini Kettle is an easy-to-use kettle that is ideal for people with limited mobility.

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  23. Universal Jar and Bottle Opener
    Universal Jar and Bottle Opener Item Code: MS19326
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    This is a simple solution to opening jars and bottle that is extremely compact in size to ensure it can be easily stored in a kitchen drawer when not in use.
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    Bar Magnifier
    Bar Magnifier Item Code: MS16626
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    This Bar Magnifier represents real value for money and is perfect for those users that have difficulty reading and viewing small text such as in newspapers, magazines etc.
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    Polyester Adult Heavy Duty Clothing Protectors
    Polyester Adult Heavy Duty Clothing Protectors Item Code: PG37036

    These Polyester Adult Heavy Duty Clothing Protectors are available in two lengths and are highly economical bibs that offer all over protection, whilst providing maximum absorbency, durability and quality.

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    Double Folding Step
    Double Folding Step Item Code: MS35650
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    This Double Folding Step is a multi-functional 2-Step Stool that is extremely easy to fold and store and designed to provide a convenient boost anywhere, whether at home, in the office or simply out and about.

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    Wireless Deluxe Alertamat with Transmitter
    Wireless Deluxe Alertamat with Transmitter Item Code: PG36776
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    The Wireless Deluxe Alertamat is a carpeted mat that looks like a conventional Floor Mat but when pressure is placed upon it an alarm will sound to alert a caregiver that a patient has left their safe zone.

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    Wireless Alerta Detect Motion Sensor
    Wireless Alerta Detect Motion Sensor Item Code: MS36775
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    The Wireless Alerta Detect is a motion sensor that uses infrared technology and will activate an alarm once movement is detected within the beam's range. Most effective when positioned at a bedside or doorway the alarm will activate once a patient leaves their safe zone and breaks the infrared beam.

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    Wireless WetSense Bed Alertamat
    Wireless WetSense Bed Alertamat Item Code: MS36774
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    The Alerta Wireless WetSense Bed Alertamat has been carefully designed to inform caregivers when enuresis needs to be addressed. This Wetness Sensing Bed Mat can be used under a sheet on a bed and will wirelessly activate the alarm/nursecall system when wetness is detected.

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    Wireless WetSense Chair Alertamat
    Wireless WetSense Chair Alertamat Item Code: MS36773
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    The Alerta Wireless WetSense Chair Alertamat can be used under a cushion on a chair and has been designed to inform caregivers when enuresis needs to be addressed. This Wetness Sensing Chair Mat when wetness is detected will wirelessly activate the alarm/nursecall system. 

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    Wireless Alerta Call Button
    Wireless Alerta Call Button Item Code: MS36772
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    The Wireless Alerta Call Button has a large and easy-to-press button to activate the alarm. Providing the user with assurance, this button alerts the caregiver so that they can ascertain the user's needs.

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    Alertamat Crash Mat with Wireless Nurse Call and Transmitter
    Alertamat Crash Mat with Wireless Nurse Call and Transmitter Item Code: MS36771
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    This Alerta Crash Mat with Wireless Nurse Call Alert has been designed to be placed alongside a bed and helps to reduce the risk of injury should a user fall from the bed.

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    Wireless Floor+ Alertamat with Transmitter
    Wireless Floor+ Alertamat with Transmitter Item Code: MS36770
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    The highly versatile Wireless Floor+ Alertamat is most effective when placed at the bedside or in a doorway, when pressure is placed on the mat an alarm will sound. This then alerts a caregiver to ascertain the user's safety.

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    Wireless Bed Alertamat with Transmitter
    Wireless Bed Alertamat with Transmitter Item Code: MS36769
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    Most effective when placed under the mattress on a bed, this Wireless Bed Alertamat will sound an alarm when a user gets up out of bed which then allows a carer to ascertain their safety.

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    Wireless Chair Alertamat with Transmitter
    Wireless Chair Alertamat with Transmitter Item Code: MS36768
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    This Wireless Chair Alertamat when placed underneath a chair cushion will activate an alarm when a user leaves the chair, therefore, enabling a caregiver to ascertain their safety.

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    Alerta Wireless Receiver
    Alerta Wireless Receiver Item Code: MS36767
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    The Alerta Wireless Receiver or Wall Point Receiver can be paired up with up to 5 Alerta Wireless products, it uses radio frequency technology and has a wireless range of up to 95 meters.

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    Height Adjustable Steel Perching Stool - Flat Packed
    Height Adjustable Steel Perching Stool - Flat Packed Item Code: MS36749
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    The cost-effective and high-quality Steel Perching Stool comes fitted with an ergonomically designed contoured polyurethane seat and back to provide ultimate levels of comfort, it also comes with armrests for extra support and safety for the user.

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    Deluxe Half Step with Rubber Mat
    Deluxe Half Step with Rubber Mat Item Code: MS36748
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    The highly versatile Deluxe Half Step is designed to provide assistance and support for those users who have difficulty using conventional household steps.

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    Mobility Care Outdoor Half Step
    Mobility Care Outdoor Half Step Item Code: MS36706
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    The Mobility Care Outdoor Half Step has been designed to allow those with reduced mobility to easily navigate doorways and thresholds by providing a safe and stable platform.

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  40. OXO Good Grips -  Box Grater
    OXO Good Grips - Box Grater Item Code: MS14211
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    OXO’s slim Box Grater features four functional grating surfaces without taking up a lot of space in your drawer. Large, stainless steel coarse and fine grating surfaces are great for cheese, vegetables, chocolate and more

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Daily Living Aids, getting you through each day easier

Daily living aids are indispensable gadgets and aids that can help you in so many areas of your life, whether at home, in the garden, or at work. We all have tasks around the house that we find more difficult than others, and with our collection of useful daily living aids, we have aimed to conquer many of these common problems. We provide these products at a variety of price points, so there should always be something that you can find to solve your particular problem. We take care when selecting our daily living aids to choose the best products that are most suited to the task at hand. All of our products are of the highest quality in manufacture and will give great day-in, day-out, robust performance. Whether you simply find it hard to open cans or bottles, or you can’t bend down the same when gardening, or maybe you need some magnification to read the small print, or do your favourite hobbies, You will find that Mobility Smart’s range of daily living aids will give you the support you need, making for an easier time around the home and the garden. We love to receive your feedback and reviews of any of our products, and as always, if you have any questions or need help, We’re always here to help.

 

What are daily living aids?
Daily living aids, also known as assistive devices, are tools and equipment that help people with disabilities or impairments perform everyday tasks. They can make it easier to complete tasks that may be difficult or impossible without assistance. Daily living aids can be used for a variety of activities, including dressing, bathing, eating, toileting, getting around, and using the telephone.

Here are some examples of daily living aids:

  • Reachers and grabbers: These tools help people to reach items that are out of their reach.
  • Long-handled shoehorns: These help people to put on their shoes without bending over.
  • Raised toilet seats and grab bars: These make it easier to get on and off the toilet and provide support while sitting.
  • Shower chairs and walkers: These make it easier to bathe and move around in the bathroom.
  • Voice-activated devices: These allow people to control their environment and communicate with others using their voice.
  • Assistive technology devices: Such as augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices, can help people with speech impairments communicate effectively.

All of these kinds of daily living aids can be purchased at MobilitySmart. There are many different types of aids available, so it is important to find the ones that meet your individual needs and preferences.

 

What aids are available for older people?
There are a wide range of aids available to help older people live independently and comfortably. These aids can help with mobility, daily living tasks, and communication.

 

Mobility Aids

  • Mobility scooters: Mobility scooters provide a convenient and comfortable way to get around for older adults who have difficulty walking long distances or climbing stairs.
  • Rollators: Rollators are three-wheeled walkers that provide support and stability while walking. They are a good option for older adults who need more support than a cane or walker.
  • Crutches: Crutches are a good option for older adults who need to offload weight from one or both legs. They require more balance than a cane or walker, but they can provide more support.
  • Canes: Canes are a good option for older adults who need a little extra support when walking. They come in a variety of styles, including straight canes, quad canes, and adjustable canes.

Daily living aids:

  • Reachers and grabbers: Reachers and grabbers help older adults reach items that are out of their reach. They can be helpful for tasks such as getting things from high shelves or reaching for items on the floor.
  • Long-handled shoehorns: Long-handled shoehorns help older adults put on their shoes without bending over. They are a good option for people with arthritis or other joint pain.
  • Raised toilet seats: Raised toilet seats make it easier for older adults to get on and off the toilet. They can also help to reduce pain and strain on the joints.
  • Shower chairs: Shower chairs provide support and comfort while bathing. They can be helpful for older adults who have difficulty standing in the shower for long periods of time.
  • Walkers: Walkers can be helpful for older adults who need a little extra support when walking or standing. They can also be used to support balance and reduce the risk of falls.

Communication aids:

  • Voice-activated devices: Voice-activated devices allow older adults to control their environment and communicate with others using their voice. This can be helpful for people with limited mobility or speech impairments.
  • Assistive technology devices: Assistive technology devices, such as augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices, can help people with speech impairments communicate effectively.

 

What kind of equipment is used to help in daily living?
There are many types of equipment used to help people with daily living tasks. Here are a few examples:

For eating and drinking:

  • Booster seats: These can be used to raise a person's height at a table, making it easier to reach food and drink.
  • Non-slip mats: These can be placed under plates and cups to prevent them from sliding around.
  • Adjustable spoons and forks: These can be helpful for people with limited hand mobility.
  • Weighted utensils: These can help people with tremors or other hand impairments control their utensils.
  • Suction cups: These can be attached to plates and cups to prevent them from sliding around.

For dressing and grooming:

  • Reachers and grabbers: These can be used to reach items that are out of reach, such as clothes from the back of a closet or items from high shelves.
  • Long-handled shoehorns: These can be used to put on shoes without bending over.
  • Button hooks: These can be used to fasten buttons on clothes.
  • Magnetic closures: These can be used to close clothing without buttons or zippers.
  • Sock aids: These can be used to put on socks without bending over.

For bathing and showering:

  • Raised toilet seats: These seats make it easier for people to sit on and get off the toilet.
  • Grab bars: These bars can be placed in the bathroom to help people maintain their balance while getting in and out of the shower or bathtub.
  • Shower chairs: These chairs can be used in the shower to provide support and comfort while bathing.
  • Waterproof mats: These mats can be placed on the floor of the shower or bathtub to prevent slipping.
  • Shower hoses with hand controls: These hoses can be used to adjust the water temperature and flow without having to reach for the faucet.

For toileting:

  • Commodes: These portable toilets can be helpful for people who have difficulty getting to the bathroom.
  • Urinals: These can be used for men who have difficulty standing to urinate.
  • Bedpans: These pans can be used to collect urine or stool when a person is unable to use the toilet.

For mobility:

  • Canes: These canes provide support and stability for walking.
  • Walkers: These walkers provide more support than canes and can also be helpful for balance.
  • Rollators: These three-wheeled walkers provide even more support and stability, and they can also be used to transport small items.
  • Mobility scooters: These scooters provide a motorized way to get around, and they can be helpful for people who have difficulty walking long distances.
  • Wheelchairs: Wheelchairs provide a way to get around for people who cannot walk at all.

For communication:

  • Voice-activated devices: These devices can be used to control appliances, turn on lights, and answer the phone.
  • Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices: These devices can be used to help people communicate who have difficulty speaking.
  • Communication boards: These boards can be used to spell out words or phrases.
  • Eye gaze communication systems: These systems use eye movements to control a cursor on a computer screen, which can be used to type or select words or phrases.

This is just a small sample of the many types of equipment that can help people with daily living tasks. There are many other options available, so it is important to talk to an assistive technology specialist to find the right equipment for your needs.