Assistive Devices and Mobility

Overview of Assistive Devices
Assistive Devices
Mobility Devices


Assistive devices are anything that helps you cope with illness, disability, or injury. It can include the simplest devices, like rubber grips for pens, to the most exotic items, like elevators for the home. Mobility devices include anything that help us move around, such as canes, walkers, scooters and wheelchairs.

Assistive Devices

Assistive Devices. If you have a disability or injury, you may use a number of assistive devices. These are tools, products or types of equipment that help you perform tasks and activities. They may help you move around, see, communicate, eat, or get dressed. MedlinePlus.

Mobility Devices

Exercise Tips for Power Mobility Device Users. Here are a few ways to increase your physical activity at regular intervals during the day. Keep in mind that you do not have to exercise all at once and that doing something several times a day for 5 minutes or so is just as good when it comes to keeping the calories off the waistline. NDPAD. September, 2009.

Wheelchairs, Walkers and Scooters

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