Disability

26 02, 2013

Findings and Recommendations from Whilrwind’s Assistive Technology Research on the Navajo Reservation

By | 2017-07-19T22:20:26+00:00 February 26th, 2013|Article, Press Coverage|0 Comments

Kim at the Canyon de Chelly Kim D. Reisinger, Ph.D, director of Whirlwind's Assistive Technology Research (ATR) Division,  recently concluded a major survey research project on the awareness of, access to, and acquisition of low-cost, high-quality Assistive Technology (AT) devices and services on the Navajo Nation.  The research was funded by a grant

15 06, 2005

Whirlwind Wheelchair Project with CIR in Afghanistan

By | 2016-01-05T18:15:30+00:00 June 15th, 2005|Article, Media|0 Comments

Whirlwind and the Center for International Rehabilitation conducted a six-day training workshop in Kabul, Afghanistan, in June 2005 that focused on skills such as wheelchair assembly and repair, fitting and user assessment. The goal of this project was to test a distribution strategy that combined central fabrication with local assembly, fitting and delivery. During the