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Technologies by category

At CanAssist, we strive to develop innovative and practical technologies for people challenged by a wide range of physical and cognitive disabilities. There are three ways to view our technologies:

Search by typing in a keyword below; for instance, communication, wheelchair or ipod:

Check our alphabetical listing

Browse the general categories below:

  • Communication and computer access

    Helping those who have difficulty communicating or are not able to use computers, phones and other devices in the usual way.

  • Mobility and community access

    Assisting clients so they can move about more easily and operate more independently in their everyday lives.

  • Therapy and learning

    Tools that help people of all ages to explore new fields, learn more easily, or relearn following an injury.

  • At home

    Technologies that increase independence and safety in the tasks of daily living.

  • At work

    Supporting people in a variety of employment, training and home office situations.

  • In the yard or workshop

    Technologies adapted to enable the user to contribute in outdoor and workshop activities.

  • Sports and exercise

    For competitive athletes and those wanting to lead more active, healthy and enjoyable lives.

  • Hobbies and leisure

    Technologies that assist people in returning to a favourite pastime or embarking on a new one.

  • The arts

    For hobbyists and professionals, technologies that increase participation in the arts.

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