NYU Steinhardt

Developing Assistive Technology

  • Course Number: OT-GE 2900
  • Hours: 30 lec/10 fld
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This multi-disciplinary course allows students from a variety of backgrounds to work together to develop examples of assistive technology. Partnering with outside organization students will work in teams to identify a clinical need relevant to a certain clinical site or client population, & learn the process of developing an idea & following that through the development of a prototype product. The major learning activity is the design & fabrication of a device (piece of equipment, software, etc.) that meets a specific need for a specific person with a disability or a clinic that treats clients with disabilities or a category of people with similar needs as a result of their disability.
  • Old Course Number: E40.2900