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  • December 18, 2020

    Design cause

    Design For A Cause 2021 - Design Challenge

    Arduino is challenging Community members to design the most creative, and altruistic solution for times of duress and global disasters.  More Information>

  • October 19, 2020

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    Access Tech WeChat Official Account

    As a responsible partnership, Effective Access Technnology R&D at RIT is devoted to empowering a more accessible and inclusive world. We just launched our WeChat official account to achieve this goal even further. Follow us by scanning the QR code!

  • October 29, 2020

    WalkAbout 2020

    2020 Al Sigl Community WalkAbout Car Parade

    Supporting our partner Al Sigl Community at their first-ever WalkAbout Car Parade.

  • May 11, 2020

    a Sensory toy to stimulate children with cerebral palsy sensory-motor challenges

    Industrial Design students partner with Al Sigl agencies to generate innovative therapy solutions for children with special needs and their teachers

    Juniors in the Industrial Design BFA program spent part of their spring semester working with faculty member Lara Cardoso Goulart, Industrial Design graduate students Andrea Gonzales Esteche, Yueyue Zhang &  Ye Wang and organizations associated with the Al Sigl Community of Agencies to develop innovative designs that included.

  • March 18, 2020

    Students combine technology and design news

    Students combine technology and design to help others

    For more than a year, third-year interior design student Emma Canny has been working with a multi­­­­disci­plinary team on a universally designed kitchen that meets the needs of people with disabilities. 

  • February 1, 2020

    TEDx Allendale Columbia School 2020

    Access Tech LAB TEDx Allendale Columbia School

    We were participating in the TEDx Allendale Columbia School, creating an Access Tech lab, working some of the projects that we are currently working at the LiveAbility Lab. We provide the participants' tools and materials to create their own ideas and mock-ups.

  • February 22, 2020

    GHC 2020

    LiveAbility Lab at the Global Health Conference 2020

    The LiveAbility Lab will be prenting and exhibiting some proyects related to the Accessability projects wroking with different partners.


  • Idea Lab Workshop informational poster announcing the date on February 29 - March 1 and location the Simone Center

    IdeaLab Spring 2020

    Come and develop your creativity and tech skills into an interdisciplinary team. February 29th and March 1st.

  • August 07, 2019

    LAL presentation

    Final Design Review of Studio930 at the LiveAbility Lab

    Twelve groups from Studio930 this summer presented their work to the clients at the liveAbility Lab.

  • January 21, 2019

    IdeaLab: Feb. 16/17th Poster

    IdeaLab-February 16/17TH

    Let's split up into multidisciplinary teams and spend the weekend working on solutions for real-world problems.

  • October 28, 2018

    Photo of Walkabout table set up in the aisle of a shopping mall

    29th Annual Al Sigl Community WalkAbout

    Supporting our Partner, the Al Sigl Community of Agencies, at a fun event.

  • October 24, 2018

    Bridging the Gap, table set up with posters of products intended to help those with disabilities

    Bridging the Gap

    RIT has sent representatives to this conference to learn of the latest developments and concerns in the area of Assistive Technology and present work we have done.

  • December 5, 2017

    IdeaLab Flyers

    IdeaLab 2017 Overview

    To view all the projects, please go to here

    For more information on IdeaLab, please visit the Simone Center's website here

  • October 16, 2017

    Line of computers on tables displaying research and projects.

    Inauguration STEAM Tour

    Four projects from Studio930 this summer, LEV, ROAM, KoreX and EZTP, along with two projects from previous studio930 & Summer Startup Programs, Sensory Toys and ThermApparel were selected to be demonstrated.

  • September 7, 2017

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    Studio930 Demo Night

    Access Technology projects from Studio930 this summer were on display in the Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

    Team KoreX presenting the work (Photo Credit: Maulik)