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Engineering for People with Disabilities

Engineering for People with Disabilities

Presented at Oaklawn Elementary on April 21st, 2017. An outreach event teaching 5th grade students about using engineering to help others. Included an Arduino workshop and design challenge.

Devin Berg

April 21, 2017
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  1. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Engineering for People With
    Disabilities
    Meghan Donahue and Devin Berg
    April 21, 2017
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu

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  2. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    What is engineering?
    Engineers are
    designers and problem
    solvers who use math
    and science.
    Engineers are creative,
    hard working,
    passionate, and
    compassionate.
    Engineers use their
    skills to help others!

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  3. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Engineering Design Process

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  4. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    Identify the Need or Problem
    • Talk to your end user
    • Talk to their team
    • Make sure you can clearly say what the
    problem you’re trying to solve is

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  5. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    Research the Problem
    • See what other people do to
    solve the problem
    • How would you do it if you don’t
    have a disability?
    • Do you have to do it that way?
    • Why don’t the options you can
    buy work?

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  6. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    Develop Possible Solutions
    • Brainstorm
    • Make a list of what your solution
    NEEDS
    • Make a list of what your solution
    WANTS

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  7. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    Pick the Best Solution
    • Compare and contrast all of your
    possibilities
    • Make a list of important criteria
    – Cost
    – Easy of use
    • Choose the brainstorm option that
    best meets all of your criteria

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  8. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    Make a prototype and test it!
    • Just trying to figure out the concept
    • Doesn’t have to be pretty at first ☺

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  9. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    Human – Machine Interactions
    • If you want to send your grandma a
    picture from the phone how do you do
    it?
    • How would you do it if you couldn’t
    move your fingers?

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  10. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    Human – Machine Interactions
    • What are all the possible body parts
    you could use to interact with the
    phone?
    • What are all of the body parts you
    could use to interact with a machine?

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  11. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    Human-Machine Interface
    • Figuring out what body part we will use
    is called an access method
    – Sometimes we have to add parts on to
    the person to make it work

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  12. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    What Actions are Needed to
    Complete Task?
    • When sending Grandma a picture
    – Unlock phone
    – Open camera app
    – Aim camera
    – Select take picture
    – Select share picture
    – Enter Grandma’s info
    – Select send

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  13. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    Example of Rehabilitation
    Engineering
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTLOrsBTrVI

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  14. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    Let’s help Maria
    1. When she is in bed at night she
    doesn’t have her computer to talk
    2. She can’t hum loud enough for Mom
    and Dad to hear her if she needs help
    3. How can we help Maria “yell” for her
    parents if she needs a glass of water
    or is uncomfortable?

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  15. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    How do you do it?
    • In the middle of the night if you need a
    glass of water, how do you fix it?
    • If you are uncomfortable sleeping on
    your side, how do you fix it?
    • If you forgot to turn on/off the night
    light, how do you fix it?

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  16. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    How can we help Maria
    • How can we help Maria get her
    parent’s attention so that they will
    come in her room and help her fix it?

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  17. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute - Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/svri
    UNIT NAME HERE
    Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at: www.uwstout.edu
    Some tools to help you
    Each group has an Arduino kit in front of
    you.
    Let’s try wiring an:
    • LED
    • Motor
    • Push button

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