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.
Umut Orhan, Andrew Fowler, Marzieh Haghighi, Mohammad Moghadamfalahi, Asieh Ahani (Northeastern University, Oregon Health and Science University) designed the RSVP Keyboard as a communication system for people with locked-in syndrome.
Caleb Ollech & Chen Zhao ABSTRACT The OcuNav™ electro-oculographic peripheral controller is a PIC-controlled electronic device allowing users with paralyzed or limited-mobility to control USB-connected devices in their immediate environment using only shifts of gaze and winks of the right and left eyes. This technology leverages the polarity of the human eyeball by monitoring the […]
Christopher G. Burford , Sam Prasanna James, Blake A. Mathie ABSTRACT Through our association with the Active Reach and Manipulation (ARM) Clinic, run by the Occupational Therapy Program, Wayne State University, we were presented with a challenge to develop a video game that could improve the functional outcomes of stroke rehabilitation therapy. Our approach focused […]
The goal of this project was to design a system that operates the clutch of a manual transmission car with the hand rather than the foot.
Sara Oliver, Jason Williams, Bryan Kirsch ABSTRACT In partial agenesis of the corpus callosum, the corpus callosum does not fully develop. Our client, a three-year-old girl with this condition, exhibits difficulty with muscle coordination, fine motor skills, and body awareness. She works with therapists on put-in tasks to improve in these areas. […]