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 2010-2017 RESNA conferences, and provides information for upcoming competitions. RESNA 2018 will be held in Washington, DC.
[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 […]