New non for profit

logos House of IAN is a new non profit with a mission of promoting Independence, Abilities and Needs within one's own living environment. The organization will soon debut its newsletter, programs, and activities...stay tuned

Monday, December 12, 2011

Is this an eye sore or commonplace ?

A recent study conducted for my Master Thesis on: Investigating the Determinants of Assistive Technology among the Special Needs population - found one of the leading determinants of the use of assistive technology to be related to social stigma.  Is that surprising? Why is it that in society it is commonplace to see a bike attached to the rear of a vehicle, yet this wheelchair caught my eye and probably many others.   Food for thought...