Assistive devices make tasks easier, or possible. 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. Assistive devices may help you move around, eat, see, go the bathroom, keep personal hygiene, communicate, or get dressed. Some are high-tech tools, others are much simpler.
Assistive Device Definitions
Collar is used by people with muscle trouble, motor neuron degeneration, and other related symptoms or illnesses, such as ALS, often require a collar, neck-brace, or other apparatus to assist in keeping their head up. This may be required temporarily or daily as neck muscles become tired. Finding a satisfactory collar is often difficult.