Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access

Publications

2018

Refereed Journals

  • Lee, S. J., Mehta-Desai, R., Oh, K., Sanford, J. and Prilutsky, P. I. (2018). Effects of bilateral swing-away grab bars on the biomechanics of stand-to-sit and sit-to-stand toilet transfers. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. Doi: 10.1080/17483107.2018.1447605
  • Mitzner, T. L., Sanford, J. A., & Rogers, W. A. (2018). Closing the capacity-ability gap: Using technology to support aging with disability. Innovation in Aging, 2(1), 1–8. doi:10.1093/geroni/igy008
  • Singleton, J. L., Remillard, E. T., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018). Everyday technology use among older deaf adults. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. doi:10.1080/17483107.2018.1447609

2017

Refereed Journals

  • Barg-Walkow, L. H., Harrington, C. N., Mitzner, T. L., Hartley, J. Q., & Rogers, W. A. (2017). Understanding older adults’ perceptions of and attitudes towards exergames. Gerontechnology, 16(2), 81-90. https://doi.org/10.4017/gt.2017.16.2.003.00
  • Lee, S.J., Sanford, J., Calkins, M., Melgen, S., Endicott, S., and Phillips, A. (2017). Beyond ADA accessibility requirements: Meeting seniors’ needs for toilet transfers, Health Environments Research and Design Journal, 1-13.
  • Mitzner, T. L., Stuck R., Hartley, J. Q., Beer, J. M., & Rogers, W. A. (2017). Acceptance of televideo technology by adults aging with a mobility impairment for health and wellness interventions. Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering, 4, 1-12.
  • Mitzner, T.L, & Dijkstra, K. (2017). Evaluating user-centered design of E-health for older adults. In Health Care Delivery and Clinical Science: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (pp. 338–359). doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-3926-1.ch016
  • Remillard, E. T., Fausset, C. B., Fain, W. B. (2017). Aging with mobility impairment: Maintaining activities of daily living via selection, optimization, and compensation. The Gerontologist. doi:10.1093/geront/gnx186
  • Rogers, W. A., & Mitzner, T. L. (2017). Envisioning the future for older adults: Autonomy, health, well-being, and social connectedness with technology support. Futures, 87, 133-139.

Books Chapters

  • Sanford, J. A. & Hernandez, S. C. (2017). Universal Design, Design for Aging in Place, and Habilitative Design in Residential Environments in Health and Wellbeing for Interior Architecture, D. Kopec (ed.), Routledge Publishing, London, UK.
  • Rogers, W. A., & Mitzner, T. L. (2017). Human-robot interaction for older adults. Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (2nd edition, pp. 1-11). Taylor and Francis. doi: 10.1081/E-ECST2-140000160
  • Liu, Y. E. & Sanford, J. A. (2017). Assess User Needs for Time‐related Information to Design an Airport Guide System. In M. Antona and C. Stephanidis (Eds.): Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Human and Technological Environments, Part III, (pp. 300-307). Springer International Publishing.
  • Ruzic, L. & Sanford, J. A. (2017). Usability of mobile consumer applications for individuals aging with Multiple Sclerosis. In M. Antona and C. Stephanidis (Eds.): Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Design and Development Approaches and Methods, Part I, (pp. 258-276). Springer International Publishing.
  • Sanford, J. A. (2017). Achieving Universal Design: One if by Product Two if by Process and Three if by Panacea. In M. Antona and C. Stephanidis (Eds.): Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Design and Development Approaches and Methods, Part I, (pp. 105-112). Springer International Publishing.
  • Harrington, C. N., Ruzic, L., & Sanford, J. A. (2017). Universally Accessible mHealth Apps for Older Adults: Towards Increasing Adoption and Sustained Engagement. In M. Antona and C. Stephanidis (Eds.): Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Human and Technological Environments, Part III, (pp. 3-12). Springer International Publishing.

Books Chapters in press

  • Ruzcik, L. & Sanford, J.A. (in press). “Universal Design Mobile Interface Guidelines (UDMIG) for Aging Population,” in S. Freeman, H.R. Marston, & C. Musselwhite (eds.), Mobile eHealth, Springer-Verlag Publishing, London, U.K.

2016

Books Chapters

  • Ruzic, L., Lee, S., Liu, Y. E., & Sanford, J. A. (2016) Development of Universal Design Mobile Interface Guidelines (UDMIG) for aging population. In M, Antona & C, Stephanidis (Eds.), Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Methods, Techniques, and Best Practices (pp. 98-108). Springer International Publishing.
  • 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.
  • Sanford, J.A. (2016). “Wayfinding Design for All Users,” in R. H. Hunter, L. A. Anderson & Belza, B.L. (Eds.), Community Wayfinding: Pathways to Understanding, Springer International Publishing.
  • Sanford, J.A. (2016). “Applying a Human Factors Approach in Return to Work Interventions for People with a Variety of Diagnoses,” in I.Z. Schultz and R. Gatchel (Eds.), Handbook of Return to Work, Springer Publishing: 403-419.

Refereed Journal Publications

  • Kamaraj, D.C., Dicianno, B.E., Mahajan, H.P., Buhari, A.M., Cooper, R.A.(2016) Interrater Reliability of the Power Mobility Road Test in the Virtual Reality-Based Simulator-2. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(7): 1078-84.
  • Kamaraj, D.C., Dicianno, B.E., Mahajan, H.P., Buhari, A.M., Cooper, R.A.(2016) Stability and Workload of the Virtual Reality-Based Simulator-2. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(7): 1085-92.
  • Liu Y.E., Harrington C., Melgen S., Sanford J. (2016) GatePal – Universal Design for Airport Navigation to Allow Departing Travellers to Stay Informed. In: Antona M., Stephanidis C. (eds) Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Users and Context Diversity. UAHCI 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9739. Springer, Cham.
  • Preusse, K. C., Gonzalez, E. T., Singleton, J. L., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2016). Understanding the needs of individuals aging with impairment. International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics, 4(2), 144-168.
  • Ruzic L., Lee S.T., Liu Y.E., Sanford J.A. (2016) Development of Universal Design Mobile Interface Guidelines (UDMIG) for Aging Population. In: Antona M., Stephanidis C. (eds) Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Methods, Techniques, and Best Practices. UAHCI 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9737. Springer, Cham.
  • 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: Zhou J., Salvendy G. (eds) Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for Aging. ITAP 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9754. Springer, Cham.

Trade Journals

  • Gonzalez, E. T., Sanford, J. A., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2016). Technologies to support aging with disability. Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) Journal, 67(3), 4-9

Technical Reports

  • Gonzalez, E. T., Mitzner, T. L., Sanford, J. A., & Rogers, W. A. (2016). TechSAge minimum battery: Overview of measures (TechSAge-TR-1601). Atlanta, GA: Georgia Institute of Technology, Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability.

2015

Refereed Journals

  • Harris, F., Yang, H. & Sanford, J.A. (2015). “Physical Environmental Barriers to Community Mobility in Older and Younger Wheelchair Users,” Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 31 (1): 42-51.

2014

Book Chapters

  • *Sanford, J.A. (2014). The SmartBathroom: UD through integrating physical and digital worlds; in Caltenco, H., Hedvall, P.O., Larsson, A., Rassmus-Grohn, K. & Rydeman, B. (eds.). Universal Design 2014: Three Days of Creativity and Diversity. Assistive Technology Research Series, Amsterdam, NL: IOS Press.
  • Sanford, J.A. & Stark, S. (2014). “Universal Design as a Workplace Accommodation Strategy,” in I. Söderback (Ed.), International Handbook of Occupational Therapy Interventions Second Edition, pp. 363-379Springer Publishing.
  • Stark, S., Sanford, J.A, & Keglovits, M. (2014). “Environmental Performance Enablers and their Impact on Occupational Performance,” in C. Christianson, C. Baum and J.D. Bass (Eds.), Occupational Therapy, Performance, Participation and Well Being, 4th Edition, pp. 387-420, Slack Incorporate.

Refereed Journals

  • Kerssens, C., Kumar, R., Adams, A., Knott, C.C., Matalenas, L., Sanford, J.A. & Rogers, W.A. (2014). Personalized Technology to Support older adults with and without cognitive impairment living at home. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias, pp. 1-13
  • Mahajan, H. P., Spaeth, D. M., Dicianno, B. E., Brown, K., Cooper, R.(2014) Preliminary Evaluation of a Variable Compliance Joystick for People with Multiple Sclerosis, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(6): 951-962.
  • Bosch, S. & Sanford, J.A. (2014). “Safe Transfer,” Environments for Aging, Spring: 14-16.

2013

Book Chapters

  • Rebola, C., Sanford, J.A., Milchus, K., Quesenbery, W., and Castro, D. (2013). “Accessible Technology Design: Assessment of Problem-Solving Approaches,” in B. Darras & D. Valente (eds.) Handicap and Communication, Mediation et Information 36: 39-52, Paris, FR: Editions L’Harmattan.
  • Sanford, J.A. (2013). “Technologies to promote community integration and participation through community design: workplace accommodations,” in T.A. Lustig and S. Olson, Fostering Independence, Participation and Healthy Aging through Technology: 29-34, Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.

Refereed Journals

  • Bruce, C., Brush, J.A., Sanford, J.A. & Calkins, M.P. (2013). “Development and evaluation of the environment and communication assessment toolkit with speech-language pathologists,” Seminars in Speech and Language, 34(1): 42-51.
  • Kascak, L., Rebola, C.G., Braunstein, R., & Sanford, J.A. (2013). “Icon design to improve communication of health information to older adults,” Communication Design Quarterly, 2(1):6-13.
  • Lenker, James A., Harris, F., Taugher, M.; Smith, R. Consumer perspectives on assistive technology outcomes (2013) in Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. Posted online on January 25, 2013.doi: 10.3109/17483107.2012.749429.
  • Lowe, S.A., Rodríguez-Molinero, A., Glynn, L. Breen, P., Baker, P.M.A, Sanford, J.A., Jones, B.D., & Olaighin, G. (2013). “New technology–based functional assessment tools should avoid the weaknesses and proliferation of manual functional assessments,” Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 66(6), pp. 619-632.
  • Mahajan, H. P., Dicianno, B. E., Cooper, R. A., & Ding, D. (2013). Assessment of wheelchair driving performance in a virtual reality-based simulator. The journal of spinal cord medicine, 36(4): 322–332.
  • Sanford, J.A. and Bosch, S.J. (2013). “Non-compliant toilet room design for assisting persons on to and off of the toilet,” Health Environments Research and Design, 6(2):43-57.
  • Sevilla, J. and Sanford, J.A. (2013). “A Model of Job Activity Description for Workplace Accommodation Assessment,” Assistive Technology, 25(2), p. 117-124.

2012

Books/ Book Chapters

  • Sanford, J.A. (2012). Design for the Ages: Universal Design as a Rehabilitation Strategy, New York, NY: Springer.
  • Brush, J., Calkins, M., Bruce, C. and Sanford, J. (2012). Environment & Communication Assessment Toolkit for Dementia Care, Baltimore, MD: Health Professions Press.

Refereed Journals

  • Chumbler, N., Quigley, P., Li, Z., Morey, M., Rose, D., Sanford, J., Griffiths, P. and Hoenig, H. (2012). “Effects of Tele-Rehabilitation on Physical Function and Disability for Stroke Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial,” in Stroke, http://stroke.ahajournals.org/content/early/2012/05/24/STROKEAHA.111.646943, May 24.
  • Dicianno, B. E., Mahajan, H. P., Guirand, A. S., & Cooper, R. A. (2012). Virtual Electric Power Wheelchair Driving Performance of Individuals with Spastic Cerebral Palsy. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 91(10): 823–830.
  • Rebola, C.R., Sanford, J.A., Milchus, K., Quesenberry, W. & Castro, D. (2012). “Designing New Technologies within a Participatory Approach.” In Pei, E. & Bhatia S. (Eds.), Design for All,” Design for All Institute of India, 7 (7).
  • Yang, H. & Sanford, J.A. (2012). “Home and community environmental features, activity performance, and community participation among older adults with functional limitations,” in A. Fange, F. Oswald and L. Clemson (Eds.), Aging in Place in Late Life Theory, Methodology and Intervention, Journal of Aging Research, Article ID 625758, 14 pages.

Technical Reports

  • Harris, Frances, Milchus, K., Bell, CJ; Langston, C. (May 8, 2014) Development of an Online Course to Improve the Voting Experiences of People with Disabilities. Accessible Voting Technology Initiative, Working Paper Series, Working Paper #021. http://elections.itif.org/wp-content/uploads/AVTI-021-Harris-2014.pdf
  • Harris, Frances, Yang, H., Bell, CJ; Endicott, S., Salisbury, L. Baranak. (June 14, 2013) Understanding Voting Experiences of People with Disabilities. (Project Director: J.A. Sanford). Accessible Voting Technology Initiative, Working Paper Series, Working Paper #5. http://elections.itif.org/reports/AVTI-005-Sanford-2013.pdf

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