Enabling design in frontier contexts a contextual needs assessment method with humanitarian applications /
Abstract (Summary)Occupational therapists often work to integrate children with disabilities into normal classroom activities. Gym activities that involve ball-throwing games pose a difficult challenge for children with mobility impairments. A mobile, switch-activated ball thrower has been designed and prototyped to facilitate the inclusion of children with mobility impairments into ball throwing activities. The device is adaptable to a variety of games, easy to use, and economical to reproduce.
School Location:USA - Texas
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:design industrial new products
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