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Center for Assistive Technology
University at Buffalo, School of Public Health and Health Professions National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

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The Center for Assistive Technology, is in the School of Public Health and Health Professions at the University at Buffalo, conducts research, education, and service to increase knowledge about assistive devices for persons with functional impairments of all ages. The Center works in four related areas:

  1. Research, Development, Transfer, and Commercialization of advanced technologies and assistive devices;
  2. Education Programs for professionals, students, and consumers;
  3. Client Assessment & Training Services in computer access for education & employment;
  4. Dissemination of best practices and information about assistive technology devices and services.

Activities within these four project areas are multidisciplinary, involving departmental faculty from architecture and planning, communicative disorders and sciences, counseling and educational psychology, geriatric medicine, law, mechanical, electrical, and industrial engineering, nursing, rehabilitation sciences, rehabilitation medicine, and special education.

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