Rock’n Roller

Designers: Manny Fanarjian, Doug Giannantonio, and Michael Kramarz

Client Coordinators: Nancy Hoopingarner, PT, Lachanda Black

Supervising Professors: Kevin Caves and Richard Goldberg

INTRODUCTION

Jill is a high school student with shaken baby syndrome (SBS) that has resulted in severe cognitive, visual and physical disabilities. She is nonverbal and due to poor muscle coordination she has […]

Blazing Saddles

Designers: Fernando Iglesia, Wade Sidley, Shin Chang

Client Coordinator: Margie Muenzer, PT, North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center

Supervising Professors: Kevin Caves and Richard Goldberg

INTRODUCTION

Therapeutic horseback riding is a technique that uses the motion of riding a horse to build strength, and improve trunk tone and muscular endurance as well as balance and posture. […]

Movin on Up

Designers: Sam Lipman, Nicole Rothfusz, and Kelly Waldman

Client Coordinator: Charlotte Hughes, PT, Orange County Schools

Supervising Professors: Kevin Caves and Richard Goldberg

INTRODUCTION

Molly is a middle school student who uses a manual wheelchair due to a spinal cord injury. She has paraplegia at the T-3 level and does not have motor control or […]

Iron Chef: Cooking Adaptations

Designers: Katie Apibunyopas, Seung Yun Lee, David Song

Client Coordinator: Fay Tripp, OTR, Lenox Baker Hospital

Supervising Professors: Kevin Caves and Richard Goldberg

INTRODUCTION

Our client, Joshua, is a teenage boy who was diagnosed with a primary brain tumor and experienced a stroke as a result of surgery to remove the tumor. The stroke left […]

The Easy Reach Bookbag

Designers: Auriel August, Ophelia Chua, Jesse Liu, Kartik Pawar

Supervising Professor: Larry Bohs

Figure 1: The Easy Reach Bookbag

INTRODUCTION

Our client, a 13-year-old student with TAR syndrome, typically requires assistance carrying his books, laptop, and other supplies around school. The Easy Reach Bookbag is pulled behind the user and stands independently […]

The Bopper

Designers: Amogh Karnik, Dyuti Mahendru, Brittany Potter, Roshan Sadanani

Client Coordinator: Roger Schultz

Supervising Professor: Larry Bohs

Figure 1. The Bopper

Introduction

Students in Mr. Schultz’s classroom at Riverside High School have limited opportunities to interact due to physical and cognitive disabilities. Mr. Schultz has found that many of the students enjoy […]

Switch-Controlled Ball Shooter

Designers: Laamia Islam, Anurag Kondapalli, Lydia Lim, Prithviraj Singha Roy

Client Coordinator: Roger Schultz

Supervising Professor: Larry Bohs

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Figure 1. Switch-Controlled Ball Shooter

INTRODUCTION

Students with disabilities in Mr. Schultz’s classroom at Riverside High School enjoy physical, interactive activities. The goal of this project is to create a safe and fun device […]