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Strategies for Developing Students' Empathy and Awareness for the Needs of People with Disabilities: Contributions to Design Education
(IOS Press, 2018)
The design of products for people with disabilities requires the understanding of a wide range of factors related to users' health, functional abilities, needs, expectations and preferences. Such multifactorial ...
Improving Assistive Technology in Practice: Contributions From Interdisciplinary R&D Collaboration
(Assistive Technology Industry Association, 2018)
This paper describes a collaborative strategy shared by a rehabilitation center and a public university with a goal to improve the knowledge on assistive technology and rehabilitation research and development in Brazil. ...
Avoiding product abandonment through user centered design: A case study involving the development of a 3D printed customized upper limb prosthesis
This study reports on experiences with a user centered design approach for the development of a customized mechanical transradial prosthesis for a patient who were unable to adapt to a standard prosthesis. The development ...