Items Tagged: Adaptive Design

ARISE Adaptive Design Program Update

June 5, 2020

ARISE Adaptive Design’s program coordinator Connor McGough presented a live Facebook update of the Adaptive Design program. Without being able to work with volunteers in the workshop due to recent events, 3-D printing has been one way ARISE Adaptive Design can still offer adaptive equipment that can make life more accessible and enjoyable.  In the video, McGough […]

ARISE Adaptive Design Responds to COVID Caregiver Needs

May 6, 2020

It is no secret the outbreak of coronavirus is causing shortages in personal protective equipment (PPE). These shortages spurred ARISE Adaptive Design (AAD) to action. AAD’s fabricator Tracy Fleming could not watch as lives were put in danger. Fleming needed a face shield design that could be economically created using 3-D printers. After coming up with […]

ARISE Adaptive Design on Upstate’s HealthLink Podcast

February 28, 2020

Adaptive Design comes up with practical solutions to challenges that disabled people face. Recently, a group of students from Upstate Medical University and ARISE Adaptive Design Coordinator Connor McGough traveled to Ecuador to compare notes with adaptive design professionals in South America. In this Upstate Medical University HealthLink podcast, McGough and Upstate assistant professor of physical […]

Adaptive Design’s Trip to Ecuador

January 23, 2020

ARISE Adaptive Design had an exciting end to 2019. In December, members of ARISE Adaptive Design, Local/Global Adaptive Design and SUNY Upstate’s School of Physical Therapy traveled to Ecuador to meet with multiple organizations that provide services to those living with disabilities. The five days spent in Ecuador proved to be a truly enlightening, informative, […]