Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access

Presentations

2018

Conference Presentations with Proceedings

  • Ruzic, L., Mahajan, H. P., & Sanford, J. A. (2018, March). Universally designed mHealth app for individuals aging with multiple sclerosis. Symposium presentation at SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2018, 3rd International Conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments, Rome, Italy.
  • Remillard, E. T., Mitzner, T. L., Singleton, J. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, March). A qualitative approach to understanding user needs for aging with disability. Symposium presentation at SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2018, 3rd International Conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments, Rome, Italy.
  • Sanford, J.A., Guhathakurta, S., Melgen, S., Zhang, G. (2018, March). Utility of a mobile route planning app for people aging with disability. Symposium presentation at SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2018, 3rd International Conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments, Rome, Italy.

Conference Presentations without Proceedings

  • Sanford, J. A. (2018, July). Universal Design for Sustainable Communities. Healthy Aging Summit, Washington, D.C.
  • Remillard, E. T., Koon, L. M., Mitzner, T. M., Singleton, J. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, July). Understanding Health Management Needs for Individuals Aging with Mobility or Sensory Impairments. Healthy Aging Summit, Washington, D.C.
  • Jones, B. D., Sanford, J. A., Labean, T., Lee, S., Natarajan, P. Presti, P., & Taylor, R. (2018, July). SmartBathroom: Developing an Environment to Study/Facilitate Bathroom Transfers. Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Remillard, E. T., Sanford, J. A., Jones, B. D., Koon, L. M., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, July). RERC on Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability. Workshop presentation at the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Koon, L. M., Remillard, E. T., Mitzner, T. M., Singleton, J. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, July). Aging Concerns, Challenges & Everyday Solution Strategies (ACCESS). Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Sanford, J. A., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, May). The TechSAge Technology Intervention Model for Aging with or into Disability. International Society for Gerontechnology 11th World Conference of Gerontechnology, St. Petersburg, FL. USA
  • McGlynn, S. A., Hartley, J. Q., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, May). Guidance from Exercise Instructors for Designing Remotely-Led Classes for Older Adults with Mobility Impairments. International Society for Gerontechnology 11th World Conference of Gerontechnology, St. Petersburg, FL. USA

2017

Conference Presentations with Proceedings

  • Wu, X., Thomas, R. C., Drobina, E. C., Mitzner, T. L., & Beer, J. M. (2017, October). Telepresence Heuristic Evaluation for Adults Aging with Mobility Impairment. Presented at 61st Annual Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting (HFES), Austin, TX.
  • Jones, B. D., Pandey, S., Presti, P., Taylor, R., Natarajan, P., Mahajan, S., Mahajan, H., & Sanford, J. A. (2017, June). SmartBathroom: Developing a smart environment to study bathroom transfers. Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Conference Presentations without Proceedings

  • Sanford, J. A., Guhathakurta, S., Melgen, S., & Zhang, G. (2017, July). Application for Locational Intelligence and Geospatial Navigation v. 2.0. Symposium presentation at the International Association of Gerontology & Geriatrics, Gerontological Society of America 21st Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Gonzalez, E. T., Mitzner, T. L., Singleton, J. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2017, July). Aging Concerns, Challenges, & Everyday Solution Strategies (ACCESS) of Individuals with Impairments. Symposium presentation at the International Association of Gerontology & Geriatrics, Gerontological Society of America 21st Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Gonzalez, E. T., Sanford, J. A., Rogers, W. A. & Mitzner, T. M. (2017, June). RERC on Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability. Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Jones, B. D., Pandey, S., Presti, P., Natarajan, P., Mahajan, S., Mahajan, H., & Sanford, J. (2017, June), SmartBathroom: Developing a smart environment to study bathroom transfers. Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Stuck, R. E., Hartley, J. Q., Mitzner, T. L., Beer, J. M., & Rogers, W. A. (2017, March). Understanding attitudes of older adults with mobility impairments toward telepresence technology. Poster presented at the 12th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’17), Vienna, Austria.

2016

Conference Presentations with Proceedings

  • Gonzalez, E., Fausset, C. B., Foster, A., Cha, G. & Fain, W. B. (2015). Moving in, out and around the home: solutions from older adults with long-term mobility impairment. In Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference 2015. Available from: https://www.resna.org
  • Harris F., Milchus K., Sanford J., Linden M., Moon N., and Mahajan H. (2016) "Development of the Workplace Participation Survey". Paper presentation at the 2012 National Association of Rehabilitation Research Training Centers (NARRTC) Conference, Alexandria, VA, May 6.
  • Paggi, M.E., Jopp, D., Sanford, J.A. (2016). Performance Problems in Computer Use by Older Adults With Disabilities. Poster presentation at 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, Nov. 19. The Gerontologist, 56 (Suppl 3): 667 doi:10.1093/geront/gnw162.2714
  • Preusse, K. C., Gonzalez, E. T., Singleton, J. L., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2016). Needs assessment for individuals aging with impairment: Findings from subject matter expert interviews. In D. de Waard, K.A. Brookhuis, A. Toffetti, A. Stuiver, C. Weikert, D. Coelho, D. Manzey, A.B. Ünal, S. Röttger, and N. Merat (Eds.), Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter 2015 Annual Conference (pp. 21-33). ISSN 2333-4959 (online). Available from http://hfeseurope.org.
  • Sanath. A. A., Mahajan, H., Gonzalez, E., Sanford, J.A. & Fain,W.B. (2016). Analysis of the Effect Of A Rear Wall Grab Bar Configuration On The Fall Risk Associated With Toilet Transfers In Older Adults With Mobility Impairment, Proceedings of 2016 Annual RESNA Conference, Washington D.C.: RESNA Press.
  • Sanford, J.A., Guhathakurta, S., Melgen, S., Zhang, G. (2016). “Application for Locational Intelligence and Geospatial Navigation (ALIGN),” Paper presentation at 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, Nov. 19. The Gerontologist (2016) 56 (Suppl 3): 667 doi:10.1093/geront/gnw162.2714.
  • Sanford, J.A., Mitzner, T. and Gonzalez, E (2016). Symposium on Technologies for Successful Aging with Disability. Proceedings of 2016 Annual RESNA Conference, Washington D.C.: RESNA Press.
  • Sanford, J. A., & Gonzalez, E. T. (2016). RERC TechSAge: Making a difference to the lives of older adults with disability through design and technology. In J, Zhou & G, Salvendy (Eds.), Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for Aging (pp. 82-91). Springer International Publishing.

Conference Presentations without Proceedings

  • Gonzalez, E. T., Singleton, J. L., Mitzner, T. M., & Rogers, W. A. (2016, November). Everyday technology use among deaf older adults. Paper presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Gonzalez, E. T., Fausset, C. B., & Fain, W. B. (2016, November). Overcoming Challenges in the Home: Solutions from Older Adults with Long-Term Mobility Impairment. Symposium presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Gonzalez, E. T., Mitzner, T. L., Rogers, W.A., & Sanford, J. A. (June, 2016). TechSAge at Georgia Tech: Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability. Workshop presentation at the 2016 Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Healthy Communities Summit, Atlanta, GA.
  • Harris F., Milchus K., Sanford J., Linden M., Moon N., and Mahajan H. (2016, May 6) "Development of the Workplace Participation Survey". Paper presentation at the 2012 National Association of Rehabilitation Research Training Centers (NARRTC) Conference, Alexandria, VA.
  • Mitzner, T. L., Sanford, J. A., Gonzalez, E. T., & Roger, W. A. (2016, July). RERC Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability. Workshop presentation at the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society (RESNA) 2016 Annual Conference, Arlington, VA.
  • Preusse, K. C., Gonzalez, E. T., Singleton, J. L., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2016, November). Aging with impairment: Needs assessment insights from subject matter experts. Paper presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Preusse, K. C., Gonzalez, E. T., Mitzner, T. L., Singleton J. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2016, April). Older adults with visual impairments: Potential barriers to social connectedness. Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Rogers, W. A., Mitzner, T. L., Sanford, J. A., & Gonzalez, E. T. (2016, February). Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability: Research, Design, and Training Efforts. Poster Presentation at the Rehabilitation Psychology 2016 Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Sanford, J. A., & Gonzalez, E. T. (2016, April). Universal Design for Aging. Environments for Aging 2015 Annual Conference, Austin, TX.
  • Singleton, J. L., Gonzalez, E. T., Rogers, W. A., & Mitzner, T. L. (2016, July). Everyday Technology Use by Deaf Seniors, Workshop presentation at the 2016 National Association of the Deaf Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Invited Presentations

  • Gonzalez, E. T., (2016,). Incorporating Aging in Education and Research at Georgia Tech. Invited panel presentation at the Atlanta Regional Commission’s (ARC) Aging & Health Resources 2016 Forum Series “Learn. Work. Repeat. Re-Imagining the Work Cycle”, Atlanta, GA, July

2015

Conference Presentations with Proceedings

  • Kascak, L., Lee, S., Liu, E., and Sanford, J.A. (2015). "UD Guidelines for Interactive Mobile Voting Interfaces for Older Adults" in Proceedings of HCI International 2015, HCI International 2015 Annual Conference, Aug 5.
  • Lee, S., Liu, E., Kascak, L., and Sanford, J.A. (2015). "A Universal Ballot to Enable Voting for All", in Proceedings of HCI International 2015, HCI International 2015 Annual Conference, Aug 6.
  • Liu, E., Lee, S., Kascak, L., and Sanford, J.A. (2015). "The Bridge Connecting Theory to Practice - A Case Study of Universal Design Process" in Proceedings of HCI International 2015, HCI International 2015 Annual Conference, Aug 5.
  • Milchus, K., Lee, S., Malesevic, M., & Swarts, M. (2015, June). The Virtual Home Modifications Educational Assistant, in Proceedings of the 2015 RESNA Annual International Conference. Denver, CO.
  • Sanford, J.A. (2015). “Universal Design as an Approach to Technology Intervention for Seniors,” in Proceedings of HCI International 2015, HCI International 2015 Annual Conference, Aug 6.

Conference Presentations without Proceedings

  • Gonzalez, E., Sanford, J. A., Rogers, W. A., & Mitzner, T. M. (2015, November). Re-Conceptualizing the Impact of Aging on Disability: Implications for Technology Interventions. Technology and Aging Interest Group Symposium presented at the Gerontological Society of America 68th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.
  • Fausset, C. B., Gonzalez, E., & Fain, W. B. (2015, April). Part 2: Aging with Mobility Impairment: Understanding Challenges in the Home. In Deep dive session on Georgia Tech HomeLab. Environments for Aging 2015 Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

2014

Conference Presentations (Refereed with Proceedings)

  • Chumbler NR, Li X, Quigley P, Morey MC, Rose D, Griffiths P, Sanford J, Hoenig H. (2014). “A home-based telerehabilitation randomized trial for stroke care: Effects on falls self-efficacy and satisfaction with care.” Proceedings of the IEEE Int Conf Collaboration Technologies & Systems; 436-440. [978-1-4799-5158-1], Minneapolis, MN: May 22.
  • Harrill, A., Sanford, J.A. & Griffiths,.P.C. (2014). “Use and disuse of assistive technology devices in older caregiving dyads.” Paper presentation at the 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, DC: Nov. 8.
  • Kascak, L.R., Rebola, C.B., Sanford, J.A. (2014). “Integrating universal design principles and mobile design guidelines to improve design of mobile health applications for older adults.” IEEE Proceedings of the International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2014 (ICHI 2014), Verona, IT: Sept 16.
  • Kerssens, C., Kumar, R, Adams, A, Matalenas, L., Knott, C., Sanford, J.A. & Rogers, W.R. (2014). “Tablet use and adoption by cognitively-impaired seniors: A longitudinal in-home assistive technology study.” Poster presentation at the 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, DC: Nov. 8.
  • Mahajan, H. P., & Ding, D. (2014). Cueing Kitchen: A smart cooking assistant. In Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC), 2014 40th Annual Northeast. Boston, Massachusetts: IEEE.
  • Sanford, J.A. & Calkins, M.P. (2014). “Determination of grab bar specifications for independent and assisted transfers.” Poster presentation at the 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, DC: Nov. 8.
  • Sanford, J.A., Lee, T., Liu, Y., & Kascak, L.R. (2014). A universal design human factors approach to enable voting for all, Proceedings of Human Computer Interaction International 2014 (hcii2014), Heraklion, Crete, Greece: June 26.
  • Wang, J., Mahajan, H. P., Toto, P. E., McKeon, A., McCue, M. P., & Ding, D. (2014). Comparison of Two Prompting Methods in Guiding People with Traumatic Brain Injury in Cooking Tasks. In ICOST 2014 - 12th International Conference on Smart Homes, Assistive Technology and Health Telematics: Advances in Cognitive Technologies. Denver, Colorado: Springer.

Other Presentations

  • Milchus, K. (2014, January) “Development of an Online Course to Assist Voters with Different Needs” part of the Accessible Voting: People and Technology webinar conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

2013

Conference Presentations with Proceedings

  • Griffiths, P., Sanford, J.A., & Harrill, A. (2013). “The CG ASSIST Program for Caregiving Dyads: Description of a Pilot Study and Preliminary Results,” Paper presentation at the 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America: Nov., 16.
  • Griffiths, P.C. & Sanford, J.A. (2013). “ADL task performance in mobility impaired older dyads: Preliminary data from the CG ASSIST pilot,” Proceedings of the 12th European AAATE Conference, Vilamoura, Portugal: Aug 22.
  • Kascak, L., Rebola, C., Braunstein, R., & Sanford, J.A. (2013). “Mobile application concept development for remote patient monitoring.” Paper presentation at WMCCH of IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2013, Las Vegas, NV: July 22
  • Kascak, L., Rebola, C., Braunstein, R., & Sanford, J.A. (2013). “Icon design for user interface of remote patient monitoring mobile devices.” Paper presentation at SIGDOC 2013, Greenville, NC: Sept. 30.
  • Lee, S. & Sanford, J.A. (2013). “Design of a Mobile Unviersal Voting Interface,” Poster presentation at HCI International, Las Vegas, NV: July 24.
  • Lee, S. & Sanford, J.A. (2013). “An Evaluation of the iPod Touch as an Alternative Low-Vision Magnifier for People with Low Vision,” Paper presentation at HCI International, Las Vegas: NV, July 26.
  • Mahajan, H. P. (2013). Article 3 (NIDRR) Development and Evaluation of a Smart Cueing Kitchen for Individuals with Cognitive Impairments. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 94(10), e1–e2. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2013.08.018
  • Mahajan, H. P., Ding, D., Wang, J., Ni, S. X., & Telson, J. (2013). Towards Developing A “Cueing Kitchen” For People With Traumatic Brain Injury. In Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology. Presented at the RESNA, Seattle, Washington: RESNA.
  • Sanford, J.A. & Griffiths, P.C. (2013). “Using remote tele-video technology to provide in-home AT assessment and training to mobility-impaired elders and their caregivers,” Proceedings of the 12th European AAATE Conference, Vilamoura, Portugal: Aug 21.
  • Sevilla, J. & Sanford J. A. (2013). “A Model of Job Activity Description for Workplace Accommodation Assessment,” Platform presentation at RESNA 2013, Bellevue, WA: June 22.
  • Wang, J., Ding, D., Mahajan, H. P., Filippone, A. B., Toto, P. E., & McCue, M. P. (2013). Evaluating Different Types of Prompts in Guiding Kitchen Tasks for People with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Pilot Study. In Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology. Presented at the RESNA, Seattle, Washington: RESNA.
  • Xiong, X. & Sanford, J.A. (2013). “Universal Designed Text Entry System for Touchscreen Devices,” Poster presentation at the 15th ACM SIGACCESS International Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Bellevue, WA: Oct. 22.
  • Xiong, X. & Sanford, J.A. (2013). “SlideType: Universal Designed Text Entry System for Touchscreen Devices,” Poster presentation at HCI International, Las Vegas, NV: July 24.

Keynote and Invited Presentations

  • *Sanford, J.A. (2013). “Assistive Technologies to Promote Independence in Older Adults.” Keynote speaker at Care of the Older Adult: Real World Applications, Dallas, TX, June 27.
  • Sanford, J.A. (2013). “Workplace Accommodation.” Invited speaker at Forum on Aging, Disability and Independence, National Institute of Medicine and National Research Council, National Academies of Science, Washington, D.C., October 22.
  • Sanford, J.A. (2013). “Design for the Ages: Residential Universal Design,” National Association of Remodelers Institute Atlanta Educational Expo: The Cutting Edge, Atlanta, GA, May 14.
  • Sanford, J.A. (2013). The Power of Design. Invited Lecture, College of Architecture, GA Tech, Research Series, Feb 22.
  • Sanford, J.A. (2013). Usable Spaces or Inclusive Places: When Accessibility Codes Do Not Live Up to the Hype. Invited Lecture, Guest Lecture Series, Dept. of Architecture, National University Singapore, Jan 22.

2012

Conference Presentations (Refereed with Proceedings)

  • Agrawal, V., Winkler, S., and Sanford, J.A. (2012). “Wheelchair with Drop Down Armrest for Sliding Transfers by User” in Proceedings of the 2012 RESNA, Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America, Baltimore, MD: July 3.
  • Jopp, D. S., Paggi, M. E. Franke, A. & Sanford J. A. (2012). “Computer Accommodations in Young and Older Working Individuals With and Without Disability,” Poster presentation at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America: Nov. 15.
  • Jopp, D. S., Paggi, M. E., Franke, A. & Sanford J. A. (2012). “Difficulties with Computer Use in the Workplace in Older and Younger Individuals With and Without Disabilities,” Poster presentation at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America: Nov. 15.
  • Lee, S. & Sanford, J.A. (2012). “Gesture Interface Magnifiers for Low-Vision Users,” ASSETS 2012: October 22.
  • Lee, T., Xiong, X., Liu, E. & Sanford, J.A. (2012). “EZ Ballot with Multimodal Inputs and Outputs,” ASSETS 2012: October 22.
  • Milchus, K. (2012, June). The Workplace Accommodation Wizard, in Proceedings of the 2012 RESNA Annual International Conference. Baltimore, MD.
  • Sanford, J.A., Griffiths, P.C., and Hoenig, H. (2012). “Effects of in-home tele-rehabilitation on task self-efficacy in mobility impaired adults,” in Impact Analysis of Solutions for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, 10th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics, ICOST 2012, Artimino, IT: p.50-57.
  • Yang, H. & Sanford J. A. “Home and Community Environmental Features, Activity Performance, and Community Participation to Support Aging in Place among Older Adults with Functional Limitations.” Poster presentation at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America: Nov. 16.

Conference Presentations without Proceedings

  • Harris, F, Yang, H, Sanford JA, Linden M. (2012) The Impact of Home Modifications and Wheelchair Usability on Activity and Participation. Paper presentation at the 2012 National Association of Rehabilitation Research Training Centers (NARRTC) Conference.
  • Milchus, K., Linden, M., and Haynes, S. (2012, July 1). Current and Future Directions in Workplace Accommodation Research. Presentation at the 2012 RESNA Annual International Conference. Baltimore, MD.
  • Milchus, K. (2012, March). The Workplace Accommodation Wizard. Presentation at the 2012 Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Sanford JA, Yang H, Harris F, Salisbury L. (2012) Environmental Barriers and Facilitators to Voting Participation of People with Disabilities. Paper presentation at the 2012 National Association of Rehabilitation Research Training Centers (NARRTC) Conference.

Invited Presentations

  • Sanford, J.A. (2012). “Workplace Accommodations,” Invited lecture at Institute of Medicine-National Research Council Forum on Aging, Disability and Independence, Workshop on Fostering Independence, Participation and Healthy Aging through Technology, Washington, DC: National Research Council, Dec. 19.
  • *Sanford, J.A. (2012). “The Power of Design: Universal Design as Design for the Ages.” Invited lecture at Emory University Worklife Resource Center, Atlanta, GA, Nov 1.
  • *Sanford, J.A. (2012). “Falls, Outdoor Mobility and Universal Design in the Community.” Invited lecture at Georgia Falls Prevention Coalition, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Nov 1.

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