Assistive Technologies


  • 3-D Printing Prosthetics Design & Creation with Professor Jon Schull from RIT | Move to Include

    Learn about how 3-D printing has created a worldwide community of volunteers to design and print prosthetics for those with physical disabilities and provide them at little or no cost. Professor Jon Schull of Rochester Institute of Technology explains the work & RIT's part in the project. Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

    Grades: 5-12
  • 3-D Printing Prosthetics Process | Move to Include

    Learn how 3-D printing has created a worldwide community of volunteers to design and print prosthetics for those with physical disabilities and provide them at little or no cost. Professor Jon Schull of Rochester Institute of Technology explains the work & RIT's part in the e-nable project. Find out how the kids that need the prosthetic help in the engineering design process.

    Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Assistive Technology History | Move to Include

    Learn about assistive technology and how the development of science and technology assists those with disabilities in performing such tasks as accessing and navigating their environment and improving communication. The video shows a variety of assistive technologies at the Museum of disABILITY History in Buffalo, New York. Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Braille | Move to Include

    Learn what Braille is, and how it used as a mode of communication and literacy for people with blindness or visual impairments. The Braille alphabet is based on a code of six dots that are raised up and can be distinguished through touch. The video shows students using a Braille writer to type Braille. Braille is a literacy tool that works similarly to visual print but can be read through touch. Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

    Grades: 5-12
  • History of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) | Move to Include

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990. The ADA has made a great impact in the lives of people with disabilities. The accommodations have increased inclusion and accessibility in the community and help everyone. At the Museum of disAbility History in Buffalo, New York we meet staff members Israel Cruz & Doug Platt to discuss the outcomes.

    Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Mobile Pediatric Stander Benefits Children | Move to Include

    Learn about the benefits of a mobile pediatric stander for children as an adaptive technology developed by Rochester Institute of Technology's Mechanical Engineering Program in partnership with an integrated preschool run by CP Rochester.

    Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Multiple Sclerosis | Move to Include

    Learn about Multiple Sclerosis or MS. Kerrie Giesen, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, describes what MS is and how to work with it for the best quality of life. Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Touch Screen Technology | Move to Include

    Learn about touch screen technology, and how it used as a mode of education, communication, navigation, accessibility and inclusion for those with disabilities. Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

    Grades: 5-12

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