Floating Pedal System

Client using the floating pedal system

A device for drum player who has a spinal cord injury, enabling him to play the bass drum with his arms.


Client using the UMassage

A self massage device for a client with fibromyalgia

Horseplay Signaling System

Figure 2: The client wearing the hip belt and preparing to ride in the outdoor arena.

A wireless navigation system for individuals with visual impairments who participate in therapeutic horseback riding. It provides information about specific landmarks so that they can navigate around the arena independently.

Don’t Rock the Boat

Figure 2b: the client moving the kayak from the rack in its lowered position, and moving it to the cart for transporting it to the water

A device that enables an individual with disabilities to independently transport her kayak. It consists of a modified roof rack that brings her kayak down to a level of 18″ from the ground, and a cart so she can move her kayak from her van to and from the water, and to and from her storage location at home.

Switch Relay

Figure 1. The switch relay device is attached to a PC and to a communication device. The client can use the same switch to activate the device or toggle control between the two devices.

A device that gives clients control over two different switch-activated devices using only one switch

Walker Monitor

Figure 1: Client with Walker Monitor

Users of rolling walkers who have Parkinson’s disease sometimes experience “freezing of gait” episodes in which a loss of balance causes serious injury when operating a walker. This device alerts the user at the onset of an episode, helping them to “break the freeze” and maintain their balance.

Custom Tricycle Braking System

Figure 2: client riding the custom tricycle

A custom braking system that allows a client with cerebral palsy to activate her tricycle brakes independently. She does this by rotating a braking bar that is attached to her handlebars.