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.
To prevent injury to the ear and damage to the hearing aid, we took the hearing aids off the ears and placed them in a protective clamshell pouch that could be attached to the front of the player’s uniform.
The goal of our project, Sticky Solution, was to create a device that enables employees with disabilities at OE Enterprises, Inc. to separate and linearly apply an accurate, wrinkle-free piece of sealing tape to an insulation foam.
This invention would help prevent the risk of pressure ulcer development by providing an easy way for the user to interpret simple data and make the proper modifications.
The goal of creating the Stickler was to enable individuals with arthritis to independently access public washrooms by providing a way to secure public washroom stall doors, regardless of the type of built-in lock.
Our design addresses three obstacles to prosthetic care in the developing world: cost, time, and location. Compared to current solutions, RightFit is less expensive and faster to fabricate, and it does not need specialized equipment. Our device is adaptable and efficient, with a wide potential sphere of influence in the developing world and beyond.
At the completion of this project the client was able to make phone calls to her friends and family without the help of others, completing the original scope of the project. Also, in addition to this the prototype allowed her to regain back many more of the basic everyday functions which she had lost due […]
Lydia Ran, Morganne Gagne, Jayson Garmizo, Gautam Meka [Duke University] designed the Spin n’ Grin which is a motorized spinning device for a young boy with sensory defensiveness.
The goal of this project is to develop a device or method that would allow Molly to get in and out of her wheelchair with minimal to no assistance. Most importantly, the device or method must be safe and easy for the child to use.
The Doodle Bug Writing Aid is a small, inexpensive device that is simple to use to help those with hand injuries, congenital malformations, or arthritis hold a pen or pencil in order to write independently.