Michael Matracia has multiple sclerosis and is a consumer of AT. Michael continues to work with the Providence Police Department where he advocates for people with disabilities through the department.
William Robinson is retired and has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as well as arthritis. Bill uses assistive technology and adaptations as needed to improve his independence, and would like to advocate for others to improve their participation in the community.
Ying Sun is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Rhode Island. He is the director of the Biomedical Engineering Program and the director of the Assistive Technology Lab. His research interests include medical imaging, instrumentation, neuroengineering, and the development of new assistive technologies to aid persons with disabilities.
This project was supported, in part, by grant #1601RISGAT, from the US Administration for Community Living, Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC 20201.
Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.
Last updated: April 1, 2016