Winter Quarter 2012

 Perspectives in Assistive Technology 

David L. Jaffe, MS and Professor Drew Nelson
Tuesdays & Thursdays   4:15pm - 5:30pm
Building 530 - Classroom 127

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project student testing an electric motor hybrid drive for a 3-wheeled lever-drive wheelchair
Testing an electric motor hybrid drive for a 3-wheeled lever-drive wheelchair (2011)
project team finishes their slideshow
Project team finishes their slideshow (2011)
photo of vest for rechargable stimulator
A recharging vest for users of implanted Deep Brain Stimulators (2010)
photo of standing and walking aid
A standing and walking aid for improved balance and stability (2010)
Opening Doors project
Opening Doors Project (2009)

Perspectives in Assistive Technology explores the broad spectrum of issues surrounding the design, development, and use of technology that benefits people with disabilities and seniors.

To learn more about this course, browse information for:

Course Overview
Invitation to Attend
Classroom Location and Accessibility Information

Prospective students:
Course credentials
Student's comments about their course experience
Frequently Asked Questions

Enrolled students:
Lecture Schedule - links to descriptions, handouts, slides, and audio
Team and Individual Project Task Summary
Candidate Team Projects
Project Expenses and Reimbursement
Project Partners
Student Project Resource People
Assistive Technology ME113 Projects from 2006
Individual Projects - Course Assignment
Team Projects - Mid-term   End-of-term Assignments
Who is Disabled? / Questions for Contemplation

Course Solicitations:
Team Project Ideas
Project Coaches and Assistive Technology Users
Team Project Sponsors

Guest Lecturers and Presenters of Candidate Team Projects:
Instructions for Guest Lecturers
Instructions for Presenters of Candidate Team Projects

Community members:
Invitation to Attend

Stanford News article - 03/11/2010
Previous Years' Websites:  2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Teaching Staff Contact Information
Flyers:  Students: 1 - 2      Coaches
Course Library
Course Resources

Ana and Susan
Ana and Susan (2009)
Handi-Cart project iWalk Project Team
Handi-Cart Project (2009) iWalk Project Team (2008)

Updated 10/06/2011