New Hands, New Life: Robots, Prostheses, and Innovation

Title

New Hands, New Life: Robots, Prostheses, and Innovation

Publisher

Firefly Books

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781770859692

Pages

63 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

This book covers how advances in science and technology have made it possible for people with physical disabilities to overcome challenges.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Diversity Topics

Health & Disability; Developmental disability; Illness; Neurological disorder; Physical disability; spina bifada; polio; stroke; cerebral palsy; cancer; brain damage; amputation; blind; deaf; hearing impairment; mobility; mute; paraplegia; quadriplegia; vision impairment; loss; wheelchair user

Race/Ethnicities

Asian; Black / African-American / Brown-skinned; Hispanic / Latinx; White / Caucasian

Keywords

spinal cord injury; prostetic limbs; prostetic limb; kids; muscles; bones; informative; celebrities; technology; hearing aid; robots

Diversity Impact

indirect

New Hands, New Life: Robots, Prostheses, and Innovation

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