View It Display Stand

Figure 2: The client using the View It stand to draw.

A portable display stand for a boy with visual impairments, so that he can read and write at a close distance from the page while maintaining an upright posture.

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.

Assistive Technology for Box Assembly and Channel Tube Production

Figure 2: The box folding device, with a folded box in the background

Several devices that enable individuals with disabilities to perform their assigned jobs at work. One device helps an individual perform a box folding task by reducing the number of steps required. Another device helps an individual perform a tape cutting task using a custom turntable and a rotary blade from a paper cutter.