Provocative Prostheses and Subtle Subtitles: Bringing Critical and "Supernormal" Design to Assistive Technologies

Wed, 2014-04-23 08:35 -- resnadmin

If there is a dawning recognition that designers might play a valuable role in the field of assistive technology, any discussion is still at a very basic level. What is still needed is a more sophisticated and nuanced conversation, which will require that the fields of assistive technology and disability studies become more informed about the field of design, just as design itself needs to become more inclusive.

For those that have a calling and a heart for rehab, RESNA is the place that gives you roots. The networking is so important, and it goes so deep. You realize that it’s not all up in your head, that there are all of these people out there. RESNA has kept me in the field, has given me focus, and has been a steering force in my career as a rehabilitation engineer.   ---Casmir Usiatynski, Rehabilitation Engineer and RESNA Member

Casmir Usiatynski, Rehabilitation Engineer and RESNA Member

For those that have a calling and a heart for rehab, RESNA is the place that gives you roots. The networking is so important, and it goes so deep. You realize that it’s not all up in your head, that there are all of these people out there. RESNA has kept me in the field, has given me focus, and has been a steering force in my career as a rehabilitation engineer.

Casmir Usiatynski

Rehabilitation Engineer and RESNA Member
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