HCC 741: Assistive Technology and Accessibility

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Service Learning and Reading Summaries

Reading Summaries

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby — Chris Kidd

Emergence: Labeled Autistic by Temple Grandin — Meghana Chakravarthy

Everything in its Place by Marc Summers — Santhosh Katukuri

Missed Connections by Barbara Stenross — Navid Wlotzka

A Quiet World: Living with Hearing Loss by David G. Myers — Michele Burton

Stephen Hawking a Biography by Kristine Larsen  — Mitra Sadat-Akhavi

Still Me by Christopher Reeve — Sri Lavanya Chamarthy

The Story of a Mother and her Deaf Daughter by Alandra Lilacs — Lula Albar

Service Learning

An Observation of Assistive Technology Users New and Old — Derrick Davis

Assisting an Elderly Couple with Motor Impairments — Matthew Tretter

Breaking Preconceived Notions: Visiting with a Paraplegic Skier — Ted O’Meara

Hearing Aids: Report of a Personal Account — Wayne Chan

Observations From a Rehabilitation Service Center — Edmund Azigi

Vantage Communication Aids at Kennedy Krieger Institute — Joshua Benson