Ashley Hale, Emily Car, (University of New Hampshire), modified a bicycle so that a visually impaired child could ride safely and independently.
Brad Hubbard, Jeff Sechrist, Shrey Patel, Richard Goldberg, Kevin Caves Abstract: Patients in the UNC Burn Center start a stretching regimen after forming scars or receiving skin grafts. This is crucial in getting full range of motion for every joint incorporated in the burn since the scars and grafts are non-elastic. It is difficult for […]
V.Shravya & G.Swetha ABSTRACT: The primary goal of this project is to design a device to promote independence in reading for individuals with disabilities and the elderly at their own pace. Individuals with decreased hand functioning, as the result of diagnoses such as arthritis, cerebral palsy, and stroke often have difficulties with fine motor […]
Jon Usher, Ankit Jain, Chris Radford (RESNA1256SDC) ABSTRACT Our client, Tina, is an adult female with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). FSHD is a hereditary, degenerative muscle disease characterized by muscle weakness of the face, shoulders, upper arms, and lower legs. Commonly, people with FSHD have difficulty with balance and about 30% have one or more […]
Jesse Griffith & Ryan Thomas ABSTRACT We worked with the Elizabeth Richardson Center, Inc. in Springdale, Arkansas, who assists physically and developmentally handicapped individuals in a variety of ways. The vocational development segment of ERC employs handicapped individuals in various tasks. The major task accomplished by the handicapped employees at ERC is the separation and […]
Nicholas Galuska, Andrew Buchta, Brandon Long, Shane Weindel ABSTRACT Natural disasters are occurring everyday across the globe, these claim the lives and livelihood of many individuals and families, especially in poorer regions of the world where if there is access to necessary medical care it is difficult to afford. Because of this there are […]