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The Ability Project: Merging Initiatives Across Campuses

Established in 2013 with a Seed Grant and through a collaboration between Steinhardt’s Occupational Therapy Department, Tisch’s Interactive Telecommunications and Tandon’s Integrated Digital Media Programs- the Ability Project is the synthesis of various assistive technology and adaptive design research initiatives across the broader NYU campus. By pulling together various entities, working in the area of disability and tech, we have created a dynamic framework for carrying out a range of projects. The Ability Project encompasses research, undergraduate and graduate courses as well as, community service learning initiatives.

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