Rhode Island Inno: This Brown Startup Designed A Collapsible Shopping Basket With And For Wheelchair Users

A lot of able-bodied people don’t realize just how difficult it can be for wheelchair users to complete a regular, everyday task like grocery shopping.

Grocery stores offer plastic hand baskets, but those are unstable and uncomfortable. There are also motorized shopping carts offered at grocery stores, but those require the wheelchair user to leave their own wheelchair, an expensive and personal piece of equipment, unattended while they shop.

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