This rack design is extremely versatile, allowing a wheelchair user to independently mount and dismount a heavy handcycle without having to lift the full weight of the handcycle. Furthermore, when mounted on the vehicle, a user is still able to access the vehicle’s rear hatch without dismounting the handcycle.
The redesigned support system of this crutch reduces the risk of underarm nerve damage, reduces forearm fatigue, and improves patient comfort resulting in increased compliance and a safer, more comfortable rehabilitation process.
Our project focused on improving the adjustability and overall design of bowling ramps so that they can cater to a wider range of people.
Wheels Up is a low-cost mechanism enabling those in wheelchairs to autonomously climb any combination of steps approx. 2’’ to 24’’ in height. Specifically, it will enable power chair users to ascend one step and manual wheelchair users with upper body mobility to ascend a few steps.
Employees in a supportive work environment were struggling to understand addition and subtraction math concepts necessary for weighing products, an essential job ask. After several prototypes, a visual aid was created to help the employees problem solve through the weighing task, ultimately facilitating independence and allowing for decreased supervision
Catherine Pavlov, Tatiana Roy, Harry Golash and Teo Wilkening ABSTRACT This project entailed the design of a mechanical wheelchair attachment for use by people with hemiplegia. The device adds on to a preexisting chair, modifying it to be operable with one arm. The device is adjustable and detachable, and allows for navigation in tight places […]