Winter Quarter 2013

 Perspectives in Assistive Technology 

David L. Jaffe, MS and Professor Drew Nelson
Tuesdays & Thursdays   4:15pm - 5:30pm
Thornton Center - Classroom 110

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Enhanced braking system project for manual wheelchair users (2012)
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)

Perspectives in Assistive Technology explores 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
Good Grades and Expectations
Candidate Team Projects
Project Expenses and Reimbursement
Past Project Partners
Student Project Resource People
Recommendations, Suggestions, and Advice from last year's students
Assistive Technology ME113 Projects from 2006
Individual Projects - Course Assignment
Team Projects - Mid-term   End-of-term Assignments
Who is Disabled? / Questions for Contemplation - pdf

Course Solicitations:
Call for Candidate Team Project Ideas
Call for Assistive Technology Faire Participants
Call for Project Coaches and Assistive Technology Users
Call for Course and 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:  2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Teaching Staff Contact Information
Flyers:  Students: 1 - 2      Coaches
Course Library
Course Resources

Rahul and Krystal
Rahul and Krystal (2012)
Handi-Cart project iWalk Project Team
Handi-Cart Project (2009) iWalk Project Team (2008)

Updated 03/20/2013