RERC Development Projects
Development of Assessment Instruments
WRAP-VRI: Workplace Remote Assessment Protocol
The Work RERC and the Univ. of Pittsburgh are developing an assessment tool that uses videoconferencing and virtual reality technologies to conduct work assessments remotely.
Workplace Accommodation Wizard
This online assessment tool will interface with assistivetech.net and help employers identify worker needs and possible solutions.
Universal Design in the Workplace
- Supine Computer Workstation
- CNC Manufacturing Accommodations
- Retail Checkstand
- Plus new projects
In partnership with the RERC on Advancement of Cognitive Technologies, this project is identifying needs of employees with developmental disabilities working in manufacturing / distribution jobs, developing memory aids ranging from low-tech reminders to context-aware systems, and conducting randomized, controlled trials to evaluate device efficacy.
This project is developing context-specific vocabulary and a context aware AAC device for the workplace, which will be tested through randomized trials.