T1-A: Universal Design Challenge

T1-B:  Maker Community Challenge

T1-C:  Using the RERC to Innovate in STEM Education

T1-D:  Mentored Engineering Student Research & Lab Experiences

Project Team

  • Kevin Caves, Duke University
  • Holly Jimison, Northeastern University

Projects in 2018

  • 2018 Student App Challenge: LiveWell RERC sponsored an app development competition for students and non-professional developers to build applications to be used within the assistive and accessibility spaces.
  • Students consulted with clinical specialists and completed a quiz on the basics of mobile application accessibility to gain a better understanding of the clinical populations and mobile accessibility challenges.

  • Winners were selected from a panel of judges from various clinical backgrounds and experience levels.



  • Assistive Technology Design Projects (BME 460) class at Duke University offered to engineering students in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters.
  • Project Tadpole engineering service group.
  • Started a community group (unnamed) working to create a maker event in Research Triangle focused on disability topics.
  • Workshop accepted at the 2016 RESNA conference.