Winter Quarter 2018

          
Perspectives in Assistive Technology
ENGR110/210

          

David L. Jaffe, MS
Thornton Center Classroom 110
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4:30pm to 5:50pm

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Lecture Schedule

Community members are welcome to attend classroom lectures. You need not be a Stanford student to attend, no signup is required, and there is no charge. Lectures are held on Tuesdays and Thursday from 4:30 to 5:50pm in Classroom 110 in the Thornton Center.

2018 Lecture Calendar

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List of Speakers and Topics

  • David L. Jaffe, MS - Course Overview & Introduction to Assistive Technology
  • Project Pitches & Team Formation - Assistive Technology Project Suggestors
  • Gayle Curtis - Needfinding and Assistive Technologies
  • Deborah E. Kenney, MS OTR/L - Bridging the Gap between Consumers and Products in Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Stanford Students with a Disability - Perspectives of Stanford Students with a Disability
  • Gary M. Berke, MS CP FAAOP - Issues of Human Interface Design
  • Katherine Strausser, PhD - The Design and Control of Exoskeletons for Rehabilitation
  • Olenka Villarreal - Field Trip to the Magical Bridge Playground
  • Peter W. Axelson, MSME ATP RET - Designing Beyond the Norm to Meet the Needs of All People
  • Graham H. Creasey, MD, FRCSEd - Field Trip to VA Palo Alto Spinal Cord Injury and Brain Injury Services
  • Steven H. Collins, PhD - Designing Exoskeletons and Prosthetic Limbs that Enhance Human Performance
  • Lindsey D. Felt, PhD- Bionic Ears: Cochlear Implants and the Future of Assistive Technology
  • Various Vendors - Assistive Technology Faire
  • Jessica Rose, PhD & Katelyn Cahill-Rowley, PhD - Motion & Gait Analysis
  • Sha Yao - From Idea to Market: Eatwell, Assistive Tableware for Persons with Cognitive Impairments
  • Movie Screening - 4 Wheel Bob - Tal Skloot
  • Ralf Hotchkiss - Wheelchair Fabrication in Developing Countries

If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the course,
please contact the course instructor. Requests should be made at least two weeks in advance.


Lecture Schedule

Click on the date to view more information about a particular lecture,
including presenter's photograph & biosketch and lecture description.

Tentative Dates & Presentations

Week Date Topic

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Tue - Jan 9th

Course Overview & Introduction to Assistive Technology
David L. Jaffe, MS

 

Thu - Jan 11th

Project Pitches & Team Formation
Project Suggestors

2

Tue - Jan 16th

Needfinding and Assistive Technologies
Gayle Curtis

 

Thu - Jan 18th

Bridging the Gap between Consumers and Products in Rehabilitation Medicine
Deborah E. Kenney, MS, OTR/L

3

Tue - Jan 23rd

Perspectives of Stanford Students with a Disability
Zina Jawadi, Bryce Connor Tuttle, Evan Feinberg, and others

 

Thu - Jan 25th

Issues of Human Interface Design
Gary M. Berke, MS, CP, FAAOP

4

Tue - Jan 30th

Designing Exoskeletons and Prosthetic Limbs that Enhance Human Performance
Steven H. Collins, PhD

 

Thu - Feb 1st

The Design and Control of Exoskeletons for Rehabilitation
Katherine Strausser, PhD

5

Tue - Feb 6th

From Idea to Market: Eatwell, Assistive Tableware for Persons with Cognitive Impairments
Sha Yao

 

Thu - Feb 8th

Designing Beyond the Norm to Meet the Needs of All People
Peter W. Axelson, MSME, ATP, RET

6

Tue - Feb 13th

Field Trip to Magical Bridge Playground
Olenka Villarreal, Jill Asher, and Jay Gluckman

 

Thu - Feb 15th

Student Team Project Mid-term Presentations

7

Tue - Feb 20th

Motion & Gait Analysis
Jessica Rose, PhD & Katelyn Cahill-Rowley, PhD

 

Thu - Feb 22nd

Field Trip to VA Palo Alto Spinal Cord Injury and Brain Injury Services
Graham H. Creasey, MD, FRCSEd

Assistive Technologies: The Benefits for Returnees
Debbie J. Pitsch, MPT, GCS, ATP

8

Tue - Feb 27th

Bionic Ears: Cochlear Implants and the Future of Assistive Technology
Lindsey D. Felt, PhD

 

Thu - Mar 1st

Assistive Technology Faire
Various Vendors

9

Tue - Mar 6th

Film Screening - 4 Wheel Bob
Tal Skloot

 

Thu - Mar 8th

Wheelchair Fabrication in Developing Countries
Ralf Hotchkiss

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Tue - Mar 13th

Student Team Project Final Presentations

 

Thu - Mar 15th

Student Team Project Demonstrations, Course Evaluation, and Celebration

Updated 01/30/2018

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