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    • Accessible Calculators 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-03)
      Calculators are one of the most commonly required tools at home, school and work, however, people with disabilities may have difficulty using standard calculators. Buttons on most calculators are smooth, and offer few or ...
    • The Accuracy Of New Wheelchair User Predictions About Their Future Wheelchair Use 

      Hoenig, Helen; Griffiths, Patricia; Harris, Frances; Caves, Kevin; Sprigle, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-06)
      This study examined the accuracy of new wheelchair user predictions about their future wheelchair use. We used an existing database of 71 new manual wheelchair users with data obtained at baseline, 3-­‐ and 6-‐months ...
    • Analysis of Temperature and Relative Humidity Variation in Wheelchair Cushion Monitoring Tests 

      Eicholtz, Matthew; Sprigle, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
      Clinicians need to prescribe wheelchair equipment that is tailored to the needs of the individual. Relative humidity affects friction and skin's ability to withstand loads. Increased tissue temperature increases metabolic ...
    • Anatomical Model Propulsion System (AMPS): Measuring Manual Wheelchair Efficiency 

      Dao, Phuc; Eicholtz, Matt; Caspall, Jayme; Sprigle, Stephen; Ferri, Aldo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
      The goal of this project was to produce a test device and methodology capable of measuring the mechanical efficiency of manual wheelchairs. The result would provide an objective measure of wheelchair performance that ...
    • Anatomical Model Propulsion System: Measuring Manual Wheelchair Efficiency 

      Dao, Phuc; Sprigle, Stephen; Caspall, Jayme; Ferri, Aldo; Eicholtz, Matthew; Wang, Stan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010)
      The goal of this project was to produce a test device and methodology capable of measuring the mechanical efficiency of manual wheelchairs. The result would provide an objective measure of wheelchair performance that ...
    • Apartment Accommodations 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-08)
      One of the most pressing issues a person with a disability encounters when considering employment options is not only the ability to get to the job, but all that is involved in preparing to exit the home to begin the work ...
    • Assessment of the ISO Impact Damping Test 

      Sprigle, Stephen; Chung, Bummo; Meyer, Tobias (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
      The ISO impact damping test characterizes wheelchair cushion abilities to reduce impact loading on issues and to help maintain postural stability, reporting the number of rebounds greater than ...
    • AT Outcomes Measurement 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-07)
      Accountability and cost-benefit analysis have become common topics of discussion throughout business and industry. The importance of understanding how systems perform and operate, including how well they meet their objectives ...
    • Ball Targeting System with Positive Feedback 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-09-09)
      Instructions for making a portable variable impact ball targeting system with light and audio feedback.
    • Bathroom Accommodations 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-06)
      The bathroom can present many challenges for an individual with a disability. Individuals may have difficulty accessing the room, maneuvering inside the room, manipulating the fixtures, transferring to the toilet or bathing ...
    • Bedroom Accommodations 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-08)
      The bedroom is the living space where many individuals spend a large majority of their time while in their residences. Individuals with disabilities may encounter some difficulties in maneuvering, performing daily activities, ...
    • Bench test for adjustability and positioning capability of wheelchair 

      Sprigle, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-06-09)
    • Blood Flow and Pressure Changes That Occur With Tilt-in-space 

      Sonenblum, Sharon Eve; Sprigle, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
    • Blood Flow and Pressure Changes That Occur With Tilt-in-Space 

      Sonenblum, Sharon Eve; Sprigle, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-06)
      The objective of this study was to evaluate the biomechanical responses to tilt in persons with SCI. Changes in blood flow and loading at the ischial tuberosities (ITs) across different amounts of tilt were measured with ...
    • Blood Flow and Pressure Changes That Occur With Tilt-in-Space 

      Sonenblum, Sharon Eve (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
    • Bottle Feeding of Low Facial Muscle Tone Infants 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-09-09)
      Instructions for making a device to hold bottle to feeding hand.
    • Bruise chromophore concentrations over time 

      Duckworth, Mark G.; Caspall, Jayme J.; Mappus IV, Rudolph L.; Kong, Linghua; Yi, Dingrong; Sprigle, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
      During investigations of potential child and elder abuse, clinicians and forensic practitioners are often asked to offer opinions about the age of a bruise. A commonality between existing methods of bruise aging is ...
    • A Case Study Comparing Activity and Participation Measurement in Two Subjects 

      Harris, Frances; Sonenblum, Sharon Eve; Sprigle, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007)
      This case study compares the differences between complementary methodologies that measure activity and participation in two subjects who use wheeled mobility devices. Data collection consisted of 1) a self-report participation ...
    • Characterization of Power Wheelchair Use in the Home and Community 

      Sonenblum, Sharon Eve; Sprigle, Stephen; Harris, Frances; Maurer, Christine L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
      Objective: To characterize the use of power wheelchairs and to determine if multiple measures of mobility and occupancy jointly provide a more comprehensive picture of wheelchair usage and daily activity in full-time power ...
    • Clinical Application of Pressure Mapping 

      Sprigle, Stephen; Davis, Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007)