Winter 2009 Updates

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Current CATEA News

Tobias Meyer is demonstrating the modified wii to a child at the Abilities Expo.
CATEA Attends Abilities Expo 2009
On November 6-8, 2009, faculty and staff of CATEA operated an exhibit space at the Abilities Expo at the Cobb Galleria Convention Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Graphic example of algebra tiles using rectangles and squares.
Scitrain U Continues to Expand Resources
Algebra Tiles is the lastest addition to the Scitrain U curriculum. Algebra Tiles is a learning tool used to help students of all abilities learn algebra with ease.

Research

Clown Fish.
Accessible Aquarium Project
Carrie Bruce has recently completed the first phase of data collection at the Georgia Aquarium.
Students new design of baby bottle holder.
CATEA Student Projects reveal Design Possibilities
Students from Dr. Stephen Sprigle's class have developed 3 products to help those with disabilities: Center-mounted footrests, low tone baby bottle feeder and Wii remote.

Upcoming Studies and Events

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Update Archive

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Product Evaluation Study
Starting in June, CCN members will be invited to participate in a study to evaluate a number of prototype products designed to aid people with limited dexterity. The prototypes were produced as part of a study investigating the effect of input during the process of designing an Assistive Technology (AT) product.

Jon Jowers demonstrating Wheelchair brake at open house.
CATEA Opens its Doors
In April, CATEA partnered with other Georgia Tech entities for an open house event: Healthy Environments and Active Lifestyles.