RESNA 2017 Scientific Paper Platforms

Paper Platform Session #1: Computer Applications and Communication (1).

Moderator: Heidi Koester, Koester Performance Research

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Tech Lab Jackson 3rd Floor

  • "Bimanual Multimodal image Substitution Perception: A comparison study," by Ting Zhang
  • "Developing an Accessible Archival Website," by Drew Williams
  • "EEG-BASED Brain-Computer Interface Access to Tobii Dynavox Communicator 5," by Kamilya A. Gosmanova
  • "Integrating A Participatory Design Approach: Developing Hestia With Multidisciplinary Perspectives," by Suzanne Perea Burns


Paper Platform Session #2: Wheelchair and Mobility.

Moderator: Barbara Crane, University of Hartford

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Magazine 3rd Floor

  • "Effect of Providing Powered Mobility On Infants’ Social Behavior And Vocalization: Two Case Studies," by Carole W. Dennis
  • "Propulsive Work Cost And Shoulder Movement During Lightweight And Ultra Lightweight Manual Wheelchair Propulsion In Pediatrics," by Nuno Oliveira
  • "The Extent To Which Caregivers Enhance the Wheelchair Skills of Powered Wheelchair Users: A Cross-Sectional Study," by R. Lee Kirby
  • "Using Data Loggers To Describe Seasonal Patterns of Community Participation And Mobility of Wheelchair Users Over an Entire Year," by Jaimie Borisoff


Paper Platform Session: Student Session. 
Moderator: Gerald Weisman, Rehabilitation Technical Services
Thursday, June 29, 2017 • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Parish 3rd Floor
  • "Defining the Stability Limits of a Manual Wheelchair with Adjustable Seat and Backrest," by Louise Thomas
  • "Evaluation of the Agilelife Patient Transfer and Movement System," by Andrew Sivaprakasam
  • "Out of Scope: Locating Assistive Technology in Injury Insurance Rehabilitation Legislation and Guidelines," by Emily Steel
  • "User Evaluation of an Alternative Manual Drive System for Wheelchair Mobility," by Hailee Kulich
  • "Using Diverse Anatomical Sites for Haptic Exploration: An Exploratory Pilot Study," by Lina Becerra


Paper Platform Session #3: Emerging Technologies.

Moderator: Carmine DiGiovine, Ohio State University

Thursday, June 29, 2017 • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Canal 3rd Floor

  • "3D Printing Assisted Method of Manufacturing A Perforated Silicone Prosthetic Limb Liner," by Esteban Ruiz
  • "Daily Static Prehensile Patterns Analysis of Assistive Robotic Manipulators," by Cheng-Shiu Chung
  • "EEG Brain-Computer Interface As an Assistive Technology: Adaptive Control And Therapeutic Intervention," by Qussai M. Obiedat
  • "Multi-Functional Wrist Orthtoic With Universal Gesture Recognition System," by Shruthi Suresh


Paper Platform Session #4: Public Policy and Advocacy.

Moderator: Brad Duerstock, Purdue University

Thursday, June 29, 2017 • 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Royal 3rd Floor

  • "Access Ratings for Buildings: Use As A Learning Tool for Building Assessment Instruction," by Dennis B. Tomashek
  • "Analysis of the Public Transport Bus Operator As A Direct User In the Use of A Wheelchair Securement System," by Berthana María Salas-Domínguez
  • "Assistive Technology Design Courses: the Mutually Beneficial Relationship Between Engineering Education And the Provision of Orphan Devices," by Giulia Barbareschi
  • "The Case for Industry Leadership In Science, Technology & Innovation (STI) Policy Implementation for Assistive Technology," by Joseph P. Lane


Paper Platform Session #5: Computer applications and Communication (2).

Moderator: Mary Ellen Buning, University of Louisville

Friday, June 30, 2017 • 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Tech Lab Jackson 3rd Floor

  • "CARE-RATE: Initial Development of an Artificially Intelligent Online Tool for Connecting Caregivers To Relevant Support," by Jennifer Boger
  • "Performance On the Scanning Wizard ‘Switch’ Test: Switch Users And Controls," by Heidi Horstmann Koester
  • "Text Entry Rate of Access Interfaces Used by People With Physical Impairments," by Heidi Horstmann Koester
  • "Training of EEG Signal Intensification for BCI System," by Haesung Jeong


Paper Platform Session #6: Service Delivery and Outcome.

Moderator: Dennis Tomashek, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Friday, June 30, 2017 • 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Commerce 3rd Floor

  • "Alternative Thermodynamic Rigid Cushion Loading Indenter for Microclimate Characterization In Full Body Support Surfaces," by Anh Dang
  • "Detection of Autonomic Dysreflexia In Persons With Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries Through A Support Vector Machine," by Shruthi Suresh
  • "Reliability And Validity of the Usability Scale for Assistive Technology for Computer Access," by Sajay Arthanat
  • "Smartbathroom: Developing A Smart Environment To Study Bathroom Transfers," by Brian D. Jones


International Platform Session.

Friday, June 30, 2017 • 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Newberry/ Ascot 3rd Floor

Dr. Sangmin Lee, President of the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of Korea and Dr. Roger O. Smith, President of RESNA, will present. THis will be followed by a Q&A


Paper Platform Session #7: Emerging Technology (2).

Moderator: Joseph Klaesner, Washington University

Friday, June 30, 2017 • 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Camp 3rd Floor

  • "A Person Centred Approach for the Development of Emerging Technologies for People With Complex Disabilities," by Suzanne Martin
  • "Effects of Wheels And Casters On Energy Loss In Manual Wheelchairs," by Stephen Sprigle
  • "Pilot Study for Examining Human-Robot Trust In Healthcare Interventions Involving Sensitive Personal Information," by Jin Xu