Category: Research

Adults with Disabilities Remain Outside the Economic Mainstream, NDI Reports

In the 29 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law, ensuring all individuals with disabilities the opportunity to achieve “economic self-sufficiency,” this population still faces numerous financial hurdles and roadblocks to financial inclusion, according to a new report from the National Disability Institute (NDI).

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Another Option for Parkinson’s Rehab: Play Video Games

The Leap Motion Controller (LMC) system used with serious games may be an effective option for a rehabilitation tool for improving coordination, speed of movements, and fine upper limb (UL) dexterity in patients with Parkinson disease (PD), according to a study published recently in the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation.

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