Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tag: Education

UAB students invent a wheelchair that helps children with disabilities get moving

Published: September 9, 2013

When Jennifer Sheppard learned that University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Engineering and School of Business students created a motorized wheelchair for 1- to 3-year-olds, she was eager to let her daughter give it a try.

180 Medical Announces 2013 Scholarship Recipients

Published: August 28, 2013

180-Medical-Logo180 Medical recently announced the 2013 recipients of the 180 Medical Scholarships, developed to honor young adults with spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, and/or a neurogenic bladder who pursue goals of higher education. A $1,000 college scholarship has been given to five students attending a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program full time in the fall.

Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) 180 Medical is honored to offer a scholarship program to help those with spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, and/or a neurogenic bladder.

Retooling people with mobility problems for tech jobs

Published: June 14, 2013

Project ENABLEA yearlong workshop at the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia is connecting people with mobility disabilities to a growing field in need of new professionals — computer science.

It’s called Project ENABLE and pays participants to train in computer programming and related topics.

Funding comes from the National Science Foundation.

This week students are learning to design their own smartphone apps. In past workshops, they programmed robots.

Christopher O’Rourke, 23, of Gibbsboro, N.J., suffered a spinal cord injury during a 2010 motorcycle accident. He now uses a wheelchair.

Hands-Free Harmonica

Published: April 13, 2013


Hands-Free Harmonica is the only harmonica instruction program specializing in teaching blues harmonica to people who have sustained a high level spinal cord injury.

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