The life-changing power of assistive technologies | Jane Velkovski

The life-changing power of assistive technologies | Jane Velkovski

By TED

TED Talks Daily

Friday, 31 December

"This chair is my legs -- this chair is my life," says accessibility champion Jane Velkovski, who uses a wheelchair after being diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). With clarity and poise, he shares how his first motorized wheelchair empowered him with independence and ability -- and why assistive technology should be available to anyone who needs it. "Freedom of movement, no matter on legs or on wheels, is a human right," he says.
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