Everyone's goal in life is to be independent, with or without a disability. Adaptive devices for the disabled can help them achieve this goal.
There are many different devices, each providing different benefits for different people. For example there is a device called the eazy hold which helps people who don't have the proper grip strength. It allows them to hold onto items that they would normally have trouble with such as a toothbrush or a pencil. The eazy hold is one of many devices that can help a person with a disability become more independent.
According to an article on cerebralpalsy.org, a major misconception about independent living is that you must be able to live on your own without any assistance. There are ways to live independently even if you need assistance from another person.
Click here to read the full article at cerebralpalsy.org.