Accessible Technology

Making the ordinary extraordinary


Steven Sundarrao, USF College of Engineering

Making the ordinary extraordinary Assistive technology and home modifications have the potential to increase independence, safety, and quality of life for individuals with disabilities. Many people may become trapped in their homes or locked out because of a disability that prevents them for being able to physically access their home. Assistive technology such as environmental control units and mobile phones have allowed a person with a disability to control their home appliances, turn on and off lights, answer the telephone, and open the door to their homes, thus increasing independence. Come see and try out some of the hottest new products on the market!