1. side-image.PNGTake advantage of smart technology. Searching for the light switch in the dark isn’t safe, and spending hours looking for a remote isn’t efficient. Smart technlogy is a great resource to help you be more independent in your home. 

2. Learn about the available options - there are so many! Think about what you could use help with - and see what products are out there. There are a vareity of speaker assistants, like Google Home and Amazon Alexa, that use voice commands to adjust the thermostat, turn on/off lights, start/stop the laundry and even lock the doors!

3. Consider the interoperability of the options you choose. Work with a professional, or do your research, to make sure every product you choose will work compatibly with the others.
Carrie Finale, ATP


Carrie Finale, ATP

Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Carrie now resides in the Florida Panhandle with her boyfriend and dog. Carrie was injured in 1997 in a motor vehicle collision, and sustained a spinal cord injury and complete paraplegia. In 2008 she started handcycling recreationally with a group of riders at the Bay Area Outreach Program in Berkeley, CA. Carrie began to race handcycles competitively, which led to a spot on the US National Team in 2011. In 2013, Carrie took second in the the world’s longest wheelchair/handcycle, Alaska’s Sadler Challenge. In 2014, Carrie began her career as an ATP, and joined the Numotion team in 2017. In addition to handcycling, Carrie enjoys boating and traveling.