Patrice L. (Tamar) Weiss
Research in the Laboratory for Innovations in Rehabilitation Technologyfocuses on a number of complementary topics:
Novel computer access interfaces that will enable individuals with severe physical disabilities to use their residual motor abilities in more efficient and less fatiguing ways.
Virtual Reality (VR) as a training and treatment tool for the rehabilitation of individuals with severe physical disabilities.
Use of speech and non-speech audio to convey information normally displayed visually on a computer screen.
Videoconferencing for hospitalized children and the effects of telerobotics and telepresence.
The Internet and online learning for teaching health care professionals at the university and continuing education.
Quantitative computerized evaluation of normal and dysgraphic handwriting.