Shashank Agarwal, Prateek Nyati, & Akshay Jain Abstract Out of all sense organs which humans have, 85% of the physical input data from environment come through “Eyes”. Nearly 37 million of world’s population is blind, and hence deprived of one of the most important and informative […]
ABSTRACT Increasing ankle strength can improve gait and motor control in children with cerebral palsy, thereby improving quality of life (1). However, current therapies are clinic-based and it can be difficult to motivate children to comply with prescribed strengthening exercises. The Flex2Play is an in-home ankle strength training device designed to meet this need. The […]
Statistics currently show that medication adherence is a significant problem in the healthcare system. To improve medication adherence we developed The Smart Pillbox, with a web-based application and mobile application to help patients take their medications. The device addresses the functional issues of adherence, portability, monitoring, notification, and cleaning.
Allison Johnston, Syracuse University Kendra Kyler, Taylor Carpenter, Loc Lam, Fadil Al-Ahmed, The University of Tulsa ABSTRACT The Cerebral Palsy Crawler is a device to assist a child with Cerebral Palsy learn to crawl. The machine reproduces patterning, a therapy whereby the arms and legs of a child are moved back and forth in a […]
Jacob Esselman, Ryan Raubolt, Matthias Beurer, James Chang (University of Wisconsin-Madison) designed storage devices and a work-surface for manual wheelchair users
Loshna Krishnan, Erik Porach (University of Pittsburgh) designed and modeled a test method for forward facing wheelchair containment and occupant retention system subjected to low g accelerations.
Harpreet K. Sangha (Stanford University). A lightweight, compact substitute for 4-wheeled walker users that is convenient to transport and store.
Welcome to the site for the RESNA Student Design Competition. This site, a joint project of RESNA and the RERC on AAC, contains student presentations that were accepted for the 2010-2018 RESNA conferences, and provides information for the 2019 Competition.
[Sample SDC Paper] Bouncer Chair Kun Liang, Vincent Ling, Yejay Ying, Kevin Caves, Richard Goldberg Abstract Cerebral palsy is a disorder in which damage to the brain during pregnancy, childbirth, or shortly after birth inhibits proper motor control development. This is characterized by abnormal muscle tone, reflexes, and coordination. Because infants with cerebral palsy cannot […]