MED-AUDIT: Rising from The Ashes

The MED-AUDIT project began in the mid-2000s with the aim to develop an objective rating system for the assessment of medical devices and equipment accessibility. After several years of successful research and development, accompanied by many publications and presentations in… Read More

Mini Apps Available in Apple App Store

The year of 2020 marked the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which outlawed discrimination based on disability. In celebration of this monumental achievement, the Research Rehabilitation Disability and Design (R₂D₂) Center has released the first version of the AccessRatings for Buildings MiniTools apps, which measure the accessibility of public buildings based on noise… Read More

ARB Continues to Build its Suite with AccessPlace and AccessTools

The AccessRatings for Buildings project consists of two primary projects: AccessPlace and AccessTools. As the project continues to evolve from its initial conception, the newest development is the creation of two exciting applications for the project.   The AccessPlace application relies aims to create a public accessibility database based on consumer feedback that enables individuals with disabilities to post personalized accessibility reviews… Read More

HESTIA Team Rolls Out Plans for New Apps

The HESTIA project began in 2014 as a multi-faceted assessment, designed to identify problems in the home environment that could be impede a person’s ability to successfully live independently. In 2020, the HESTIA project was awarded NIDILRR DRPP funding to continue with the next steps in expanding the project. The initial development… Read More