MIT… looking for clients with disabilities interested in creating customized AT!

MIT’s Assistive Technology design class is looking for clients with disabilities who are interested in creating customized assistive technology.

The MIT class “6.811 Principles and Practices of Assistive Technology”, teams engineering students with clients with disabilities to create customized assistive technology solutions. They are looking for clients with specific project ideas for the upcoming fall class.

Who we are looking for:

  • 12 adventurous individuals who face daily life challenges related to their disability. The client must:
  • Have one or more specific project ideas in mind.
  • Bd based in Cambridge, MA or adjacent cities and be able to meet in-person with students for an hour every week.  Class dates are Sept 23 – Dec 9, 2015.
  • Be open to new experiences and willing to give active feedback to the students.
  • It would be very helpful to be easily accessible via phone or email.

Previous client projects have included:

To Apply:

If interested in participating, please fill out this on-line application form before Aug 8, 2015: http://bit.ly/1Nzj4Ms

Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted clients will receive responses.

Grace Teo, MIT Lecturer: 6.811 Principles and Practices of Assistive Technology

http://courses.csail.mit.edu/PPAT/fall2014/index.html

 

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