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OT Receives Funding to Study Perceptions of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury/Disease on Autonomous Vehicles
Funding received from the Paralyzed Veterans of America to elucidate the perceptions of adults living with a spinal cord injury and/or disease (SCI/D) as it relates to autonomous (i.e., self-driving) vehicles.
Dr. Christine Myers, project director, leads INSPIRE (Interdisciplinary Related Services Personnel Preparation for Early Childhood); an interdepartmental project offered by the Departments of OT, PT, and SLHS through a $1.24M grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Graduates of this program are qualified to be entry-level driver rehabilitation therapists working with medically-at-risk drivers.
Imagine using your living room as a dining room or your kitchen as a bedroom – complete with handicap-accessible equipment. University of Florida researchers will help develop those conversions, as […]