Modified household utensils improve autonomy and lives of people with leprosy

Posted by on April 28, 2016 7:21 pm
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Assistive technology — the use of (frequently modified or customized) equipment to improve the functional capabilities of people with special needs — is an important therapeutic tool. A new study finds that household utensils modified in relatively simple and cheap ways can increase autonomy and self-esteem and positively impact the quality of life of patients with leprosy.

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