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The EMC has moved to a new location. Our new facility is located on Oakland Ave a block west of the Science Center and a block East of St. Louis Community College at Forest Park.

Our new address is:

5240 Oakland Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Main Phone: (314) 289-4202

Health and Wellness (314) 289-4325
NIDRR (314) 289-4253
AT Fair (314) 289-4301

Fax: (314) 289-4201
TTY: (314) 289-4252

Take a look at The EMC


The EMC facility

What is the EMC?
The Enabling Mobility Center is a facility open to persons with disabilities, their families, independent living specialists, healthcare professionals, researchers, engineers, vendors, and the general public.

Improve the quality of life and increase community participation
of people with mobility impairments.

What the EMC offers:
·Community-based Research
·Accessible Exercise Programs
·iBOT® Evaluation Center
·Assistive Technology Education
·Mobility Skills Course
(evaluation & training)
·Assistive Technology Consumer's Fair
·Vendor Demonstrations
·Demo Equipment Available
·Cushions & Pressure Mapping
·Peer Consultant Groups
·Volunteer and Student Placement

5240 Oakland Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110


Paraquad and Washington University are collaborating together on a research project through the National Institute on Disability Research and Rehabilitation entitled, “Assistive Technology in the Community”.  The project opened its own facility referred to as the Enabling Mobility Center (EMC). The EMC has assistive technology resources and demonstrations open to the public. 

More Information about Participating in Research


5240 Oakland Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Voice: (314) 289-4202
TTY: (314) 289-4252
Fax: (314) 289-4201

Email: walkerc@msnotes.wustl.edu