Ian Gong, Jing Guo, Michael Kotecki, and David Tainter (Duke University) designed a universally accessible contact cement applicator for people with disabilities at OE Enterprises.
Melissa Hyland, Shu-Hyun Jang, Andrea Shin, Nancy van Loenen (University of Toronto), and William de Wit (University of Guelph) designed a manual page turning device to enable independence in reading.
Maria L. Toro (University of Pittsburgh) designed a reader for playing cards to make them accessible to people with visual impairment.
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.
Bryan Stenson (Northwestern University) developed an effective and comfortable way to transport immobilized patients to clinics over rough terrain in townships and rural areas of South Africa.
Benjamin Lieberman, Murad Almurqaten, Justin Scharf, (New Jersey Institute of Technology) designed an Assistive Eating Utensil Design for an Individual with Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
This work was done by Jui-Te Lin (University of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology). This design provided a friendly platform to improve the efficiency of exchanging assistive devices.
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 Challenge. This site, a joint project of RESNA and the RERC on AAC, contains student presentations that were accepted for the 2010-2019 RESNA conferences, and provides information for the 2020 Challenge.
[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 […]