University of Victoria

Together we CanAssist.

At work

  • Accessible Filing Cabinet

    This filing cabinet, which sits horizontally and has vertical slots for files, is at just the right height for someone who uses a wheelchair.

  • Accessible Paper Shredder

    CanAssist developed an attachment for a paper shredder that enables a young man to perform his favorite job.

  • Barber Chair Customization

    A unique chair designed to enable a professional barber who had lost both his legs to return to work.

  • CanWork App

    CanWork promotes independence and builds confidence by helping people with cognitive challenges complete work-related tasks successfully.

  • Ergonomic Butcher Knife Handles

    Designed for a professional butcher who was experiencing repetitive use pain in his hand.

  • Freestanding Book Holder

    We created an aluminum book holder that stands independently on a table or desktop without the use of a clamp.

  • Keyboard Support Stand

    A customized adjustable keyboard stand makes working more comfortable for a young man who types with his mouth.

  • Polecam Power Chair

    This unique technology gives videographers with physical disabilities the ability to shoot footage while in motion.

  • Portable Document Stand

    A document stand designed for a professional speaker attaches easily to his wheelchair. The stand is both portable and adjustable.

  • Workstation for the Bedroom

    A new multi-function workstation was provided to a client who needs to work in a reclined position.

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