Children With Prosthetics Could Soon Be Creating Their Own Lego Attachments

25 07 2015

Losing (or never having) a limb can place one at a huge disadvantage. As a child – adaptable though the little imps invariably are – one can be at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to one of the most influential learning processes we humans use… play!

This Lego-compatible prosthetic system from IKO literally allows kids to “hack” their own prosthetic and become part of their toy.

Beyond cool…

More at The Guardian.

 

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1 08 2015
lanceleuven

That’s a brilliant idea!

I want a laser-firing spaceship!

1 08 2015
Quieter Elephant

I had two, but it’s so hard to find the dilithium crystals round here. And the suspension is really soggy.

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