Winter Quarter 2021

Perspectives in Assistive Technology


David L. Jaffe, MS
Online via Zoom
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4:30pm to 5:50pm PT

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Thursday, January 14th

clip art of a man pitchin a project to seated colleagues

Project Pitch Day
David L. Jaffe, MS
Stanford University - Mechanical Engineering

Abstract: Candidate projects will be "pitched" by those who suggested them. Open time at the end of the presentations will enable students pursuing projects to connect with project suggestors.


  1. Introduction of Course Resource People

    photo of Debbie Kenney
    Deborah E. Kenney, MS, OTR/L
    Occupational Therapist
    photo of Doug Schwandt
    Douglas F. Schwandt, MS
    Mechanical Engineering Design Consultant
    photo of Gary Berke
    Gary M. Berke, MS, CP, FAAOP
    Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Prosthetics
    photo of Jules Sherman
    Jules Sherman
    Designer and Entrepreneur
  2. Candidate Student Project Pitches

    Projects Suggested by the Community: Individuals with Disabilities, Older Adults, and Organizations

  3. Open Question Time & Non-Random Access

Lecture Material:
Slides - 4.12 Mb pdf file
Suggestor's Pitch Videos:
Abby's Camping Cot Project (1:19)
Abby's Alert Project (0:53)
Danny & Stanford's Wearable Storage Pack
Assignment - for students working on Two Credit Unit projects
Student Project Resource People
Candidate Projects

Updated 01/17/2021

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