Winners of the 2018 IDeA competition!

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Winners of the 2018 IDeA competition!


We are proud to announce the winners of the 2018 IDeA competition. Ali Sayed, Robert Ingino, Rui Amoah and Rijul Aggarwal of York University created a classroom simulation for visually impaired children. Jack Chapman, Katie Gillespie, Emma Dornan and Grace Clarke of the Memorial University of Newfoundland created the MattHat, which supports the head for individuals who live with severe cerebral palsy. Alicia Stewart of Carleton University created an Altera kit, which allows artists with cognitive and dextrous disabilities work more independently. Stéphanie Gamache of Université Laval developed an audit tool to assess the strengths and weaknesses of physical environments in terms of accessibility for persons with disabilities. Lianna Genovese, Laura Carter and Alex Yeh of McMaster University created the Painter’s Guide, an assistive painting tool to help those with senstive fine motor skills.


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