Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Assistive Technology Design Competition

For those who tinker in the basement, or have friends, family that do....

Cash Prizes to be Awarded to Undergrads Designing AssistiveTechnology

First prize $5,000, Second prize $2400, and a Third prize $1200,will go to undergraduate students who successfully create aprototype of a new assistive technology/tool that enables peoplewith cognitive disabilities to accomplish activities of dailyliving more effectively and independently.

Letter of intent is dueThursday Feb. 1, 2007 and prototype is due Friday, June 1, 2007.

For submission instructions and more information follow the linkto the Student Research Competition at by the National Institute of Disability and RehabilitationResearch.

Source: Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for theAdvancement of Cognitive Technologies (RERC-ACT)__________________________________________________________

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