Unformatted text preview: disability. Even limited mobility sports, such as fishing, can be difficult for a person with limited arm and wrist movement due to paralysis, arthritis, or stroke. The Van’s EZ Cast is a one-handed fishing reel and rod holder that automatically lets out fishing line into the water so a person doesn’t have to physically cast it out. Then, it can also pull in the line to avoid grasping and reeling in. With the use of this, handicapped citizens have the freedom to fish by themselves without having to ask for aid when tossing out the line or pulling in a fish. Whether it is tying shoes or fishing independently, technology is drastically helping to improve the lives of the handicapped citizens of the world. And with technological advancements happening daily, it can only get better....
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- Spring '09
- Shoe, assistive technology, Shoelaces, Angling, decreased finger dexterity, seemingly mundane task