New government research finds 61 million U.S. adults – about 1 in 4 Americans – have a.
There were no tests on the syllabus. There was no homework, per se. In this unique course at Gann Academy in Waltham, the task was to create a museum-worthy exhibit on the history of people with disabilities in America.
Prof Aaron Steinfeld of Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute is working on building robots that could one day help disabled people navigate major transport hubs.
Rob Imrie has been awarded a three year Advanced Investigator Grant from the European Research Council, to the value of €853,000, to investigate the role and relevance of universal design. The research is a collaboration between Goldsmiths, University of London and the Open University.
The National Center on Accessibility promotes access and inclusion for people with disabilities in parks, recreation and tourism.
NCA was established through a cooperative agreement between Indiana University and the National Park Service. Over the last two decades, NCA has emerged as a leading authority on access issues unique to park and recreation programs and facilities.
A centre of excellence to advance research into how ageing affects cognition, and how mental ability in youth affects health and longevity.
Our mission is to create a unique environment for research on human vision — basic scientific research to increase the understanding of normal vision in support of vision disorders, clinical research to develop new diagnostic procedures and treatments for visual and other sensory disorders, and engineering research to produce better techniques for aid and rehabilitation of the blind and partially sighted.
RIC is dedicated to providing the highest-quality patient care with the best outcomes through integrated research, scientific discovery and education.
The RERC on Workplace Accommodations identifies, develops and promotes new assistive and universally designed technologies that maximize independence and participation of people with disabilities in the workplace. A primary focus of the Workplace RERC is the use of universal design concepts — the design of products and environments to be usable by all workers, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design.
TIKTOC’s mission is to focus on collecting data and information that will enable the development of useable and accessible technology. The technology will be developed with the main objective of supporting and enhancing health self-management skills and independence based on individual healthcare needs. The goal of these projects will focus on developing and implementing technology to optimize and support the self-management of personal healthcare and independence of individuals with physical, cognitive, and neurodevelopmental disabilities.