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Wearable technologies are redefining the boundaries of some physical disabilities, Forbes reports.

Technology is progressing past static or handheld devices and toward items that interact with the user’s body and surroundings. For instance, instead of a white cane for blind people, one company has developed shoes that vibrate to help their wearers navigate and stay safe.

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There are also re-designed hearing aids, and plenty of devices that track how well the body is functioning. All this could mean your clients with disabilities are able to lead fuller, more active, lives. Ensure your planning can keep up with them.

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