Occupational Science & Technology

Graduate Student Publications & Presentations


The listing below includes our Graduate Students' works from 2000 to current.

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Publications

Schwanke, T. D, Sindhu, B.S. & Smith, R.O. (2000). Project IMPACT and introductory design tips for increasing the accessibility of web-based courses. Teaching with Technology Today, 5(7).

Silverman M. K., Stratman, K. F. & Smith, R. O. (2000). Measuring assistive technology outcomes in the schools using functional assessments. Diagnostique, 25(4), 307-326.

Sindhu, B. S., Smith, R. O., & Schwanke, T. D. (2002). Measuring Consequential Validity Of An Assessment Instrument Using Human Judgment. Proceedings of the RESNA 2002 Annual Conference, 22, RESNA Press.

Wilson, S., Smith, R. O., Fennema-Jansen, S. A., & Edyburn, D. L. (2003). Launching a large scale assistive technology service delivery and outcome tracking system in the Public schools. Proceedings of the RESNA 26th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Whyte, F. L., Smith, R. O., Fennema-Jansen, S. A., & Edyburn, D. L. (2003). Assistive technology device use inventory: The need and development of a conceptual model. Proceedings of the RESNA 26th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Binion, M., Edyburn, D. L., Fennema-Jansen S. A., Smith, R. O., & Wilson, M. (2004). Measuring AT outcomes using the student performance profile: Analysis and recommendations. Proceedings of the RESNA 27th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Fennema-Jansen, S. A. (2004). Technical report-The assistive technology infusion project (ATIP) database (1.0). University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Retrieved, from the World Wide Web: http://www.uwm.edu/CHS/atoms/activities

Hammerschmidt, S. & Sudsawad, P. (2004). Teachers' survey on problems with handwriting: Referral, evaluation, and outcome. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 58, 185-192.

Higdon, L., Gibbs, L., Chapple, D., Condeluci, A., Fennema-Jansen, S., Hill, K., Koester, H. H., Smith, R. O., & Higdon, C.W. (2004). AAC Institute Symposium AAC evidenced-based practice: Research, practice & policy. Proceedings of the RESNA 27th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Horkey, J. & King, P. (2004). Ergonomic recommendations and their role in cardiac sonography. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, & Rehabilitation , 22(3), 207-218.

King, P. & Finet, M. (2004). Determining the accuracy of the psychophysical approach to grip force measurement. Journal of Hand Therapy, 100(1), 1-5.

Moser, C. S. (2004). Technical report - Data base analysis: 1994 and 1995 NHIS Phase II Disability Followback Survey, Child Questionnaire (1.0). University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Retrieved, from the World Wide Web: http://www.uwm.edu/CHS/atoms/archive/technicalreports/tr-nhisd.pdf

Orlando, N. & King, P. (2004). Relationship of demographic variables on perception of fatigue and discomfort following prolonged standing under various flooring conditions. A Journal of Occupation Rehabilitation, 22:13, 63-76.

Smith, R. O., Rust, K. L., Lauer, A., & Boodey, E. (2004). Technical report: History of assistive technology outcomes (1.0). Retrieved, from the World Wide Web: http://www.uwm.edu/CHS/atoms/archive/technicalreports/fieldscans/tr-fs-history.html

Zander, J., King, P., & Ezenwa, B. (2004). Influence of flooring conditions on lower leg volume following prolonged standing. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 34, 279-288.

Edyburn, D., Fennema-Jansen, S., Hariharan, P., & Smith, R. O. (2005). Assistive technology outcomes: Implementation strategies for collecting data in the schools. Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits (electronic journal), 2(1), 25-30. Available online: http://www.atia.org/atob.ATOBWeb/ATOBV2N1/index.htm.

Mendonca, R. (2005). RERC-AMI R3 resource document: Measuring accessible medical instrumentation: Annotated bibliography. Retrieved from the World Wide Web: http://www.r2d2.uwm.edu/rerc-ami/archive/measuringami.html.

Lemke, M., Winter, M., Pizur-Barnekow, K., Mendonca, R., Schwanke, T. D., Winters, J., & Smith, R. O. (2005). RERC-AMI R3 resource document: MED-AUDIT Black Box System (BBS) taxonomy. Retrieved from the World Wide Web: http://www.r2d2.uwm.edu/rerc-ami/archive/bbstaxonomy.html.

Lemke, M., Winter, M., Pizur-Barnekow, K., Mendonca, R., Schwanke, T. D., Winters, J., & Smith, R. O. (2005). RERC-AMI R3 resource document: MED-AUDIT Expert User System (EUS) taxonomy. Retrieved from the World Wide Web: http://www.r2d2.uwm.edu/rerc-ami/archive/eustaxonomy.html.

Pizur-Barnekow, K., Lemke, M., Smith, R. O., Winter, M., & Mendonca, R. (2005). MED-AUDIT impairment Categories: Working towards mapping AMI usability. Available at http://www.uwm.edu/CHS/r2d2/rerc-ami/archive/impairments.pdf.

Rust K. L, Blaser, R., Fonner, K., Smith, R. O, Brayton, A. & Januik, M. (2005). ID-AT-Assessments (Informational Database of Assistive Technology Assessments). Retrieved from the World Wide Web: http://www.r2d2.uwm.edu/atoms/idata.

Rust K. L, Blaser, R., Fonner, K., Smith, R. O, Brayton, A. & Januik, M. (2005). Technical report - assistive technology instrument update and review (version 1.0). Retrieved from the World Wide Web: http://www.r2d2.uwm.edu/atoms/archive/technicalreports/fieldscans/tr-fs-ati.html.

Winter, M. & Lemke, M. (2005). RERC-AMI R3 resource document: MED-AUDIT impairment categories: Working towards mapping AMI usability. January 2005. Retrieved from the World Wide Web: http://www.r2d2.uwm.edu/rerc-ami/archive/impairments.html.

Smith, R.O., Barnekow, K., Lemke, M. R., Mendonca, R., Winter, M., Schwanke, T., & Winters, J. M.  (2006). Development of the Medical Equipment Device Accessibility and Universal Design Information Tool.  In J. M. Winters and M. F. Story (Eds.), Medical Instrumentation:  Accessibility and Usability Considerations (pp. 283-295). Boca Raton, FL :CRC Press

Fennema-Jansen, S., Whyte, F., Smith, R. O., Brayton, A., & Jansen, C. (2006). ATOMS Project technical report - Methods to identify assistive technology device use. Retrieved from the World Wide Web: http://www.r2d2.uwm.edu/atoms/archive/technicalreports/fieldscans/tr-fs-methodsidentifyuse.html.

Lauer, A., Rust, K. L., & Smith, R. O. (2006). ATOMS Project technical report - Factors in assistive technology device abandonment: Replacing "abandonment" with "discontinuance". Retrieved from the World Wide Web: http://www.r2d2.uwm.edu/atoms/archive/technicalreports/tr-discontinuance.html.

Silverman, M. & Smith, R. O. (2006). Consequential validity of an assistive technology supplement for the School Functional Assessment. Assistive Technology, 18(2), 155-165.

Smith, R. O., Rust, K. L., Jansen, C., & Seitz, J., (2006). ATOMS Project technical report - The ICF in the context of assistive technology (AT) interventions and outcomes. Retrieved from the World Wide Web: http://www.r2d2.uwm.edu/atoms/archive/icf.html.

Smith, R. O., Seitz, J., Jansen, C., & Rust, K. L. (2006). ATOMS Project technical report - Models and taxonomies relating to assistive technology. Retrieved from the World Wide Web: http://www.r2d2.uwm.edu/atoms/archive/technicalreports/fieldscans/tr-fs-taxonomiesmodels.html

Fennema-Jansen, S., Edyburn, D. L., Smith, R. O., Wilson, S., & Binion, M. (2007). Developing a statewide system for providing and assessing outcomes of assistive technology. Journal of Special Education Technology, 22(1), 41-56.

Johnson, R. J., Gratz, E., Rust, K. L., & Smith, R. O. (2007). ATOMS Project technical report - Multiattribute Utility Theory: Summarizing a methodology and an evolving instrument for AT outcomes, from http://www.r2d2.uwm.edu/atoms/archive/technicalreports/fieldscans/tr-mau.html.

Smith, R. O., Rust, K. L., & Siegler, S. (2007). Assistive technology devices and universal design assessments: Theoretical relationships and implications on measurement. In J. M. Winters and M. F. Story (Eds.), MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION Accessibility and Usability Considerations (pp. 119-130). Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Smith, R. O., Rust, K. L., Jansen, C., & Seitz, J. (2006). The ICF in the context of assistive technology (AT) interventions and outcomes. Retrieved from http://www.r2d2.uwm.edu/atoms/archive/icf.html

Smith, R. O., Barnekow, K., Lemke, M. R., Mendonca, R., Winter, M., Schwanke, T. D., & Winters, J. M. (2007). Development of the MED-AUDIT (Medical Equipment Device-Accessibility and Universal Design Tool). In J. M. Winters and M. F. Story (Eds.), MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION Accessibility and Usability Considerations (pp. 283-296). Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Darragh, A.R., Huddleston, W., King, P. (2008). Work-related injuries and musculoskeletal disorders in occupational and physical therapists. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 63(3), 351-362.

Pizur-Barnekow, K., Anderson, K., Rhyner, P. & Patrick, T. (October, 2009). An investigation of the readability of Individual Family Service Plan.  Poster presentation scheduled for the 25th International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and their Families. *Identified as a “hot topic”. Role: Presenter. Location: Albuquerque, NM.

Persch, A., Pizur-Barnekow, K., Cashin, S., & Pickens, N. (2009). Physiological characteristics of solitary occupations and co-occupations: measuring heart rate variability for occupation-based research. Journal of Occupational Science, 16,163-169.

Pizur-Barnekow, K. & Knutson, J. (2009).  A comparison of the personality dimensions and behavior changes that occur during solitary and co-occupation.  Journal of Occupational Science, 16, 157-162.

Darragh, A. R., Pizur-Barnekow, K., Persch, A. & Johnston, M. (under revision). Care coordination for Children with Special Health Care Needs: Multiple Care Coordinators, Varied Roles.

King, P., Darragh, A. & Huddleston, W. (2009). Work-related musculoskeletal disorders and    injuries: Differences among older and younger occupational and physical therapists. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 19(3), 274-283.

Allen, R. J., Sindhu, B. S., Shechtman, O., & Seo, N. J. (2010). The effect of musculoskeletal pain on hand grip force and timing. Proceedings of the Neuroscience 2010, 40th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience.

Pizur-Barnekow, K., Erickson, S., Johnston, M., Bass, T., Lucinski, L., & Bleuel, D. (2010). Early identification of developmental delays through surveillance, screening and diagnostic evaluation. Infants and Young Children, 23, 323-329.

Pizur-Barnekow, K., Patrick, T., Rhyner, P., Folk, L., & Anderson, K. (2010). An investigation of the accessibility of the Individualized Family Service Plan. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 30(3), 248-258. doi: 10.3109/01942631003780869.

Rizk, S., Barnekow, K., & Darragh, A. (2011). Leisure and Social Participation and Health-Related Quality of Life in Caregivers of Children With Autism. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health. DOI: 10.3928/15394492-20110415-01

Pizur-Barnekow, K., Darragh, A., & Johnston, M. (2011). “I cried because I didn’t know if I could take care of him”. Toward a taxonomy of interactive and critical health literacy as portrayed by caregivers of children with special health care needs. Journal of Health Communication, 16, 205-211.

Rizk, S., Barnekow, K., & Darragh, A. (2011). Leisure and Social Participation and Health-Related Quality of Life in Caregivers of Children With Autism. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health. DOI: 10.3928/15394492-20110415-01

Rizk, S., Pizur-Barnekow, K., & Darragh, A. R. (in press). Quality of life in caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The Comprehensive Guide to Autism.

Pizur-Barnekow, K., & Darragh, A. (2011). AOTA’s societal statement on health literacy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65, S78-S79.

Sindhu, B. S., Lehman, L. A., Tarima, S., Bishop, M. D., Hart, D.L., Klein, M.R., Shivakoti, M., & Wang, Y.-C. (2012). Influence of fear-avoidance beliefs on functional status outcomes for people with musculoskeletal conditions of the shoulder. Phys Ther, 92(8), 992-1005. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20110309

Sindhu, B. S., Shechtman, O., & Singh, H. P. (2012). Effect of Verbal Instructions on Submaximal Grip Effort. J Hand Ther, 25(4), e1-e2.

Darragh, A., Campo, M. & King, P. (2012). Work-related activities associated with injury in occupational and physical therapists. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation, 42(3), 373-384.

Persch, A., Darragh, A., Barnekow, K., & Johnston, M. (March, 2012). Caregiver Perceived Effectiveness of Care Coordination. Poster presentation at the Occupational Science Summit. Role: Contributing author. Location:  St. Louis, MO.

Pizur-Barnekow, K., Darragh, A., & Schubert, L. (April, 2012). Integrating Health Literacy Concepts Into Pediatric Settings: Innovative Tools for Occupation-Centered Practice. Poster presentation at the AOTA 2012 Annual Conference and Expo. Role: Presenter. Location: Indianapolis, IN.

Fiedler, G., Slavens, B. A., Hafner, B. J., Briggs, D., & Smith, R. O. (2013). Leg laterality differences in persons with bilateral transtibial amputation: A pilot study using prosthesis-integrated load cells. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 25(3).

Fiedler, G., Slavens, B.A., Briggs, D., & Hafner, B. (2013). Concurrent validity of prosthesis-integrated sensor data in trans-tibial amputee gait analysis. Planned submission to the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 2013.

Fiedler, G., Slavens, B.A., Briggs, D., & Hafner, B. (2013). Effects of physical exertion on trans-tibial prosthesis users’ ability to accommodate alignment perturbations.  Planned submission to Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 2013.

Garg, A., Hegmann, K.T., Moore, J.S., Kapellusch, J., Thiese,M.S., Boda, S., Bhoyr, P., Bloswick, D., Merryweather, A., Sesek, R., Deckow-Schaefer, G., Foster, J, Wood, E.,  Sheng, X., Holubkov, R., & The BackWorks Study Team.(2013). A prospective cohort study of low back pain. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 14, 84-

Garg, A., Kapellusch, J.M., Hegmann, K.T., Moore, J.S., Boda, S., Bhoyar, P., Thiese, M., Merryweather, A., Bloswick, D., Malloy, E. (in press). The NIOSH lifting equation and low back pain part ii: Association with seeking care in the backworks prospective cohort study. Special Issue on Epidemiological Studies of Musculoskeletal Disorders, Human Factors (in press).

Beschorner, K. E., Milanowski, A. M., Tomashek, D. B., & Smith, R. O. (2013). Effect of multifocal lens glasses on the stepping patterns of novice wearers. Gait and Posture. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2013.05.014

Edyburn, K. D., Schwartz, J. K., Smith, R. O. (2013). A case study: Development of access rating for buildings “consumer” mobile app. Proceedings of the RESNA 36th Annual Conference on Technology and Disability: Research Design, Practice, and Policy. Bellevue, WA.

Fiedler, G., Slavens, B. A., Hafner, B. J., Briggs, D., & Smith, R. O. (2013). Leg laterality differences in persons with bilateral transtibial amputation: A pilot study using prosthesis-integrated load cells. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 25(3).

Liegl, K. P., Rust, K. L., & Smith, R. O. (2013). Introduction to the Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator (PoNS™) Device and Effects on Balance and Gait for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries. Proceedings of the RESNA 36th Annual Conference on Technology and Disability: Research Design, Practice, and Policy. Bellevue, WA.

Schwartz, J., O’Brien, C., Edyburn, K., Ahamed, S. I., & Smith, R. O. (2013). Smartphone based solutions to measure the built environment & enable participation. Proceedings of the RESNA 36th Annual Conference on Technology and Disability: Research Design, Practice, and Policy. Bellevue, WA.

Tomashek, D. B., Edyburn, K. D., Baumann, R., & Smith, R. O. (2013). The case for next generation text description solutions for visual information accessibility. Proceedings of the RESNA 36th Annual Conference on Technology and Disability: Research Design, Practice, and Policy. Bellevue, WA.


Presentations (Regional/National)

Silverman, M. K. & Smith, R. O. (2000, April). Interpretation of the school function assessment for use as an assistive technology outcome. Poster session presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Sindhu, B. S., Smith, R. O., & Schwanke, T. D. (2002, May 2). Comparison of WAVE, Bobby and WebAUDIT as tools of web accessibility and their relevance to occupational therapy. Paper presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association's (AOTA's) 82nd Annual Conference and Expo, Miami Beach, FL.

Sindhu, B. S., Smith, R. O., & Schwanke, T. D. (2002). Measuring consequential validity of an assessment instrument using human judgment. Proceedings of the RESNA 25th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, 242-244.

Heier, S., & Smith, R.O. (2002). A comparison of A.T. expertise across urban, suburban, & rural Wisconsin School Districts. Proceedings of the RESNA 25th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, 195-197.

Fonner, K. F. (2003, March 22). The ATOMS Project: Measuring assistive technology outcomes. Presented at the California State University Northridge's (CSUN) 18th Annual International Conference "Technology and Persons with Disabilities", Los Angeles, CA.

Whyte, F. L., Smith, R. O., Fennema-Jansen, S. A., & Edyburn, D. L. (2003, June 21). Assistive Technology Device Use Inventory (ATDUI): The need and development of a conceptual model. Presented at the RESNA 26th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, Atlanta, GA.

Wilson, S., Smith, R. O., Fennema-Jansen, S. A., & Edyburn, D. L. (2003, June 21). Launching a large scale assistive technology service delivery and outcome tracking system in the public schools. Presented at the RESNA 26th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, Atlanta, GA

Kennedy, B. L. (2003, June). Ecological electronic diary for outcomes measurement. Proceedings of the RESNA 26th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Scherer, M., Smith, R. O., Jutai, J., & Edyburn, D. L. (2003, June 21). Assistive technology outcomes: What does it mean to all of us? Presented at the RESNA 26th Annual Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, Atlanta, GA.

Fennema-Jansen, S. A. (2003, August 7). Evidence at the personal level: AAC automated performance measurement. Presented at the Symposium on AAC Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) and Performance Measurement, Pittsburgh, PA.

Binion, M., Edyburn, D. L., Fennema-Jansen, S., Wilson, S. L., & Teasly, U. (2003, October 16). Launching a large-scale assistive technology infusion project and monitoring outcomes in the Ohio schools. Presented at the 21st Annual Closing the Gap Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Fennema-Jansen, S. A. (2004, June 19). Measuring AT outcomes using the student performance profile: Analysis and recommendations. Presented at the RESNA 27th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, Orlando, FL.

Edyburn, D. L. & Zabala, J. (2004, October 22). Heresy or natural evolution: Is it time to rethink assistive technology? Presented at the 22nd Annual Closing the Gap Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Binion, M., Edyburn, D. L., Fennema-Jansen S. A., Smith, R. O., & Wilson, M. (2004, June 20). Measuring AT outcomes using the student performance profile: Analysis and recommendations. Presented at the RESNA 27th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, Orlando, FL.

Higdon, L., Gibbs, L., Chapple, D., Condeluci, A., Fennema-Jansen, S., Hill, K., Koester, H. H., Smith, R. O., & Higdon, C.W. (2004, June 19). AAC Institute symposium - AAC evidenced-based practice: Research, practice & policy. Presented at the RESNA 27th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, Orlando, Fl.

Brayton, A., Joerger, T., Rust, K., & Smith, R. O. (2005). The dissistive nature of multi-focal lenses: Mandate for investigation and future R&D. Proceedings of the RESNA 28th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Fennema-Jansen, S., Smith, R. O., Edyburn, D. L., & Binion, M. (2005). Isolating the contribution of assistive technology to school progress. Proceedings of the RESNA 28th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Johnson, M., Smith, R. O., Walton, T., Wisneski, K., & Rust, K. L. (2005). Clinical implications of learned non-use for robotic therapy environments. Proceedings of the RESNA 28th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Mendonca, R. (2005). Assessing the usability and the reliability of MED-AUDIT. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Great Lakes Biomedical Conference, Biomedical Informatics: Applications, Achievements, and Frontiers: The Milwaukee Chapter of IEEE EMBS.

Pizur-Barnekow, K., Lemke, M. R., Smith, R. O., Winter, M., & Mendonca, R. (2005). Measuring accessibility and universal design of medical devices: The Medical Equipment Device Accessibility and Universal Design Information Tool (MED-AUDIT). Proceedings of the RESNA 28th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Brayton, A., Joerger, T., Rust, K., & Smith, R. O. (2005, June 26). The dissistive nature of multi-focal lenses: Mandate for investigation and future R&D. Presented at the RESNA 28th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, Atlanta, GA.

Edyburn, D. L., Fennema-Jansen, S., Hariharan, P., & Binion, M. (2005, October 21). Assistive technology outcomes measurement in the schools: Lessons learned and positive outcomes of the Ohio Assistive Technology Infusion Project. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Closing the Gap Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Fennema-Jansen, S., Smith, R. O., Edyburn, D. L., & Binion, M. (2005, June 26). Isolating the contribution of assistive technology to school progress. Presented at the RESNA 28th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, Atlanta, GA.

Johnson, M., Smith, R. O., Walton, T., Wisneski, K., & Rust, K. L. (2005, June 26). Clinical implications of learned non-use for robotic therapy environments. Presented at the RESNA 28th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, Atlanta, GA.

Johnson, M., Wisneski, K., Minakata, K., Hermsen, A., Smith, R. O., Walton, T., Hingtgen, B., McGuire, J., & Harris, G. (2005, June 28). Kinematic implications of learned non-use for robotic therapy. Presented at the IEEE 9th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics: Frontiers of the Human-Machine Interface, Chicago, IL.

Mendonca, R. & Smith, R. O. (2005, April 22). Assessing the usability and reliability of MED-AUDIT. Presented at the 29th Annual Great Lakes Biomedical Conference, Biomedical Informatics: Applications, Achievements, and Frontiers: The Milwaukee Chapter of IEEE EMBS, Racine, WI.

Mendonca, R., Brochtrup, B., Lauer, A., & Lukic, A. (2005). Universally accessible weight scale. Presentation at the RESNA 28th International Conference on Thriving in Challenging Times: The Future of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Pizur-Barnekow, K., Lemke, M. R., Smith, R. O., Winter, M., & Mendonca, R. (2005, June 26). Measuring accessibility and universal design of medical devices: The Medical Equipment Device-Accessibility and Universal Design Information Tool (MED-AUDIT). Presented at the RESNA 28th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, Atlanta, GA.

Smith, R. O., Pizur-Barnekow, K., & Rust, K. L. (2005, June). Missing in Action: Products and Technology for Medical Services. Presented at the 11th North American Collaborating Center Conference on ICF.

Mendonca, R. & Smith, R. O. (2006). MED-AUDIT (Medical Equipment Device-Accessibility and Universal Design Information Tool): Usability analysis. Proceedings of the RESNA 29th International Conference on Thriving in Challenging Times: The Future of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology.

Mendonca, R., Brochtrup, B., Lauer, A., & Lukic, A. (2006). Universally accessible weight scale. Proceedings of the RESNA 29th International Conference on Thriving in Challenging Times: The Future of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology.

Olson, C. H. (2006). Taxonomy for classifying writing devices used by students with learning disabilities. Proceedings of the RESNA 29th International Conference on Thriving in Challenging Times: The Future of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology.

Brayton, A., Rust, K. L., & Smith, R. O. (2006, June 26). The relationship between bifocal eyeglass use and factors related to the risk of falling. Presented at the RESNA 29th International Conference on Thriving in Challenging Times: The Future of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Fennema-Jansen, S. A., Binion, M., Edyburn, D. L., & Smith, R. O. (2006, June 24). Making a large database available for assistive technology research. Poster presented at the RESNA 29th International Conference on Thriving in Challenging Times: The Future of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Mendonca, R. & Smith, R. O. (2006, June 24). MED-AUDIT (Medical Equipment Device-Accessibility and Universal Design Information Tool): Usability analysis. Poster presented at the 29th International Conference on Thriving in Challenging Times: The Future of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Taylor-Wade, J. & Smith, R. O. (2006, June). Assistive technology program viability. Poster presented at the RESNA 29th International Conference on Thriving in Challenging Times: The Future of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Olson, C. H. (2006, June 24). Taxonomy for classifying writing devices used by students with learning disabilities. Poster presented at the RESNA 29th International Conference on Thriving in Challenging Times: The Future of Rehabilitation Engineering a Taylor-Wade, J. & Smith, R. O. (2006, June 24).

Assistive technology program viability. Poster presented at the RESNA 29th International Conference on Thriving in Challenging Times: The Future of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, Atlanta, GA.nd Assistive Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Schwanke, T. D., Brondino, M. J., Smith, R. O., & Edyburn, K. (2007). Web-based dynamic graphing of RSA-911 rehabilitation technology data. Proceedings of the RESNA 30th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Mendonca, R. J., Patrick, T. B., & Smith, R. O. (2007, November 10-14). The MED-AUDIT Ontology Version 1: An ontology for auditing the accessibility of medical devices. Presentation at the Annual American Medical Informatics Association Symposium from Foundations to Applications to Policy, November, 13, Chicago, IL.

Mendonca, R. & Smith, R. O. (2007, June 15-19). Validity analysis: MED-AUDIT (Medical Equipment Device-Accessibility and Universal Design Information Tool). Poster Presented at the RESNA 30th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, Phoenix, AZ.

Mendonca, R., Siegler, S., Kastner, M., Hirschman, A., Maggard, K. R., Kim, J., & Smith, R. O. (2007, October 27). Evidence based measurement of accessibility for occupational therapy practice: Tools and techniques. Workshop presented at the Annual Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Waukesha, WI.

Schwanke, T. D., Brondino, M. J., Smith, R. O., & Edyburn, K. (2007). Web-based dynamic graphing of RSA-911 rehabilitation technology data. Poster Presented at the RESNA 30th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, Phoenix, AZ.

Siegler, S. & Smith, R. O. (2007, June 15-19). Instructor knowledge of universal design. Poster Presented at the RESNA 30th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy, Phoenix, AZ.

Mendonca, R., Smith, R. O., Lemke, M., & Winters, J. (2008). Expert validation of the MED-AUDIT (Medical Equipment Device-Accessibility & Universal Design Information Tool). Proceedings of the RESNA 31st International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Maggard, K. R. & Smith, R. O. (2008, February 22). Measuring the quality of text equivalents to multimedia information. Presentation at the International Conference on Aging, Disability and Independence, St. Petersburg, FL.

Mendonca, R., Smith, R. O., Lemke, M., & Winters, J. (2008, June 29). Expert validation of the MED-AUDIT (Medical Equipment Device-Accessibility & Universal Design Information Tool). Presented at the RESNA 31st International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Mendonca, R. J. (2008, February 22). Quantifying the accessibility of medical devices: Development and validation of the MED-AUDIT. Presentation at the International Conference on Aging, Disability and Independence, St. Petersburg, FL.

Mendonca, R. J., Jansen, C. F., Smith, R. O., John-Gomez, C., & Katz-Petted, L. (2008, February 22). Inter-disciplinary based evaluation and intervention for a senior home repair project. Presentation at the International Conference on Aging, Disability and Independence, St. Petersburg, FL.

Smith, R. O., Pickens, N. D., Rust, K. L., Siegler, S., & Mendonca, R. (2008, April 13). Evidence based measurement of accessibility for occupational therapy practice: Tools and techniques. Institute presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association, Long Beach, California.

Smith, R. O., Hirschman, A., & Kastner, M. (2008, July 14). A student measure of campus accessibility: The ACES taxonomy. Presented at the 31st annual international AHEAD Conference, Reno, NV.

Miller, H. & Stoffel, V. (2008, September 13). Exploring the experiences of parenting while living with a mental illness and using photovoice.Presented at the Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

Stoffel, V. & Miller, H.(2008, September 13). Photovoice: Tapping into client perspectives to design their futures. Presented at the Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

Lemke, M. R., Stalberger, K., Will, R., Snyder, T., & Smith, R. O. (2009, June). Development of Got-it?: assistive technology consumer product evaluation website. Presented at the RESNA 32nd International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Mendonca, R., Smith, R. O., Lemke, M., Anson, D., & Hirshman, A. (2009, June 24). Measurement approaches and tools for accessibility and universal design: environments, products, educational methods and informational sources. Presented at the RESNA 32nd International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Smith, R. O., & Mendonca, R. (2009 June). New methodology to evaluate the consequences and usefulness of providing accessibility information. Presented at the RESNA 32nd International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy.

Mendonca, R., Smith, R. O., Lemke, M., Anson, D., & Hirschman, A. (2009). Measurement approaches and tools for accessibility and universal design: environments, products, educational methods and informational sources [Abstract]. Proceedings of the RESNA 32nd International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy. New Orleans, LA.

Mendonca, R., & Smith, R. O. (2009, April 24). Quantifying the accessibility of medical devices: development and use of the MED-AUDIT. Presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Conference, Houston, TX.

Kim, J. E., & Smith, R. O. (2009, April 23). The effectiveness of using a protocol for preparing and delivering a universally designed presentation and its impact on learning. Presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Conference, Houston, TX.

Klagos, K. M., & Sindhu, B. S. (2009, November 6). Identifying the relationship between pain and functional status in adults living at home. Paper presented at the 2009 Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Middleton, WI.

Boda, S., Bhoyar, P., & Garg, A. (2010). Validation of revised NIOSH lifting equation and 3d ssp model to predict risk of work-related low back pain. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, San Francisco, CA.

Fernandes, A., & Smith, R. O. (2010, May). SCAN-IT: The Student Campus Accessibility Needs Inventory Tool. Presented at the AOTA 90th Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Hirschman, A., Mendonca, R., Lemke, M., (2010, April-May). Interdisciplinary Courses to Teach Inclusive Design for People with Disabilities. Presented at the University of Wisconsin System 2010 President’s Summit on Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

Jennerjohn, C. (2010, March). Development and validation of a decision-assist resource for older homeowners to age in place. Presented at the 23rd Annual Midwest Dean’s Occupational Therapy Research Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Mendonca, R., (2010, March). Assessing the consequences of providing accessibility information to people with disabilities. Presented at the 23rd Annual Midwest Dean’s Occupational Therapy Research Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Mendonca, R., Smith, R.O., Lemke, M., (2010, April - May). Accessibility Web Site Resources: Access-ed and Access Main Street. Presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Conference, Orlando, FL.

Smith, R. O., Tomashek, D., & Stalberger, K. (2010, June). Negative effects of technology: Predisposing older adults to falling. Presented at the RESNA 33rd International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy. Las Vegas, NV.

Tomashek, D., Liegl, K. P., & Smith, R. O. (2010, June). Technology intervention alternatives to multifocal eyeglasses use for reducing the risk of falling. Presented at the RESNA 33rd International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy. Las Vegas, NV.

Mendonca, R., & Smith, R. O. (2011). Effects of consumer demographics and impairment on medical device purchase preferences by individuals with disabilities. Proceedings of the 2011 ACRM-ASNR Annual Conference: Progress in Rehabilitation Research, Atlanta, GA.

Mendonca, R., & Smith, R. O. (2011). Development of a methodology to measure accessibility. Universal Design Conference. Proceedings of the FICCDAT International Conference. Toronto, Canada.

Mendonca, R., & Smith, R. O. (2011). Effects of providing accessibility information to people with disabilities. RESNA/ICTA Conference. Proceedings of the FICCDAT International Conference. Toronto, Canada.

Mendonca, R. J., & Smith, R. O. (2011, April). Trace Usability Screening Kit (TUSK) for accessibility evaluation of products and environments. AOTA 91st Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Stoffel, V., Choi, Y., & Moerchen, V. (2011, April 15). Using Photovoice to explore the lived experiences of three mothers of children with autism: Giving voice to mothers from under-represented groups. Presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association Conference & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA.

Klein, M. R., & Sindhu, B. S. (2011, April 29). Influence of Pain on Function among People with Musculoskeletal Shoulder Impairments. Paper presented at the 11th Annual University of Wisconsin System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI.

Fernandes, A., & Smith, R. O. (2011, April). Obstacles and facilitators of inclusive post-secondary education for students with disabilities: An instructor perspective. Presented at the AOTA 91st Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Park, M., Liegl, K. P., & Smith, R. O. (2011, April). Preliminary validation of the restaurant accessibility and task evaluation information tool (RATE-IT). Presented at the AOTA 91st Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Dembski, T. (2011, April). Teaching module of the portrayal of disability through assistive technology use in film. Presented at the CHS Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Ithaca, NY, the Wisconsin Undergraduate Research Conference, UW-Parkside, Kenosha, WI and the UWM SURF Conference, UW-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

Liegl, K., Lemke, M., & Smith, R.O. (2011, April). Differences between architecture and occupational therapy student perceptions of restaurant accessibility using the RATE-IT evaluation tool. Presented at the CHS Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Ithaca, NY, the Wisconsin Undergraduate Research Conference, UW-Parkside, Kenosha, WI, and the UWM SURF Conference, UW-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

Milanowoski, A., Tomashek, D., Smith, R.O. (2011, April). Role of multifocal lens glasses on walking balance. Presented at the CHS Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Ithaca, NY, the Wisconsin Undergraduate Research Conference, UW-Parkside, Kenosha, WI, and the UWM SURF Conference, UW-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

Park, M., Smith, R. O., & Liegl, K. P. (2011, June). The Restaurant Accessibility and Task Evaluation Information Tool (RATE-IT). Presented at the International Conference on Best Practices in Universal Design, Toronto, Canada.

Fiedler, G. & Slavens, B., (2011, June). RESNA Quality of Life Technology (QoLT) Symposium, Integrated Sensor Systems for assessment of rehabilitation in lower extremity amputees. Poster presented at the FICCDAT Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Hirschman, A ., Jennerjohn, C., & Smith, R. O. (2011, June). Writing text descriptions: Rationale, art and science of a good description. Presented at the RESNA 34th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy. Toronto, Canada.

Jennerjohn, C. & Smith, R., (2011, June). Growing old with disability conference. Development of a decision-assist guide for older adults to age in place. Poster presented at the FICCDAT International Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Hirschman, A ., Jennerjohn, C., & Smith, R. O. (2011, June). Writing text descriptions: Rationale, art and science of a good description. Proceedings from RESNA 34th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy. Toronto, Canada.

Jennerjohn, C., & Smith, R. O. (2011). Development of a decision-assist guide for older adults to age in place. Growing Old With Disability Conference. Proceedings from FICCDAT International Conference. Toronto, Canada.

Jennerjohn, C. & Smith, R., (2011, June). Growing old with disability conference. Poster, Development of a decision-assist guide for older adults to age in place. Proceedings from FICCDAT Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Park, M., Smith, R. O., & Liegl, K. P. (2011, June). The Restaurant Accessibility and Task Evaluation Information Tool (RATE-IT). Proceedings from FICCDAT International Conference. Toronto, Canada.

Fiedler, G. & Slavens, B.A. (2011, June 5-8). Integrated sensor systems for assessement of rehabilitation in lower extremity amputees.  Presented at Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology (FICCDAT), Toronto, Canada.

Corazalla, R. & Haertlein Sells, C. (2012). Boots for Life: Development of a life skills for young veterans. Poster presentation at the Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Nov. 2012. Madison, WI.

Sindhu, B. S., Lehman, L. A., Tarima, S., Bishop, M. D., Hart, D., Shivakoti, M., Klein, M.R., & Wang, Y.-C. (2012, April 26-29). Impact of fear of pain on functional status outcomes among people with shoulder impairments. Paper presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Kapellusch, J., Garg, A., Boda, S., Bhoyar, P., & Reuter, G. (2012, July). Reducing musculoskeletal injuries and improving productivitythrough management and employee involvement: a case study of ergonomics interventions in manufacturing company. Presented at Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Boda, S., Garg, A., & Campbell, N. (2012). Can the revised NIOSH lifting equation predict low back pain incidence in a ‘90-day-pain-free-cohort? Proceedings of HFES, Boston, MA.

Fiedler, G., Slavens, B. A., & Smith, R.O. (2012, March 23-24). Gait stability measured by prosthesis-integrated sensors as an outcome measure in persons with prostheses for the lower extremity. Presented at the 25th Annual Midwest Deans’ Occupational Therapy Research Day Conference, Kalamazoo, MI.

Fiedler, G., Slavens, B. A., & Smith, R. O. (2012, March). Influence of handrail use on stair walking stability in trans-tibial amputees. Presented at 1st Occupational Science Summit, St. Louis, MO.

Fiedler, G., Slavens, B.A., Briggs, D. W., Fedel, F., & Smith, R.O. (2012, June 28 – July 3). Leg laterality in bilateral trans-tibial amputees, a case study using prosthesis-integrated sensors. Presented at RESNA, Baltimore, MD.

Erfurth, A., & Smith, R. O. (2012, April). Measurement of restaurant accessibility by people with disabilities: Preliminary validity of a restaurant universal design assessment. Presented at the AOTA. Indianapolis, IN.

Fiedler, G., Slavens, B. A., & Smith, R. O. (2012, May). Evaluation of an integrated sensor system for assessment of prosthesis ankle alignment in lower extremity amputees. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS), Grand Rapids, MI.

Tomashek, D. B., Beschorner, K. E., Milanowski, A., & Smith, R. O. (2012, June). Measuring the effects of multifocal lens glasses on gait using biomechanical sensors. Proceedings from RESNA 35th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, Practice and Policy., Baltimore, MD.

Beschorner, K., Milanowski, A., Tomashek, D., & Smith, R. O. (2012, August). Multifocal lens glasses(MfLs) effects on stepping: Contributions of age and experience. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics. Gainesville, FL.

Sindhu, B. S., Shechtman, O., & Singh, H. P. (2012, October 18-21). Effect of verbal instructions on submaximal grip effort. Paper presented at the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT), San Diego, CA.

Tomashek, D., Dolski, T., & Smith, R.O. (2012, October). Vision and eyeglass use in falls prevention programs: A review of the CDC compendium. Poster presented at ACRM Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Baumann, R., & Smith, R. O. (2012, November). The accessibility of occupational therapy to current and prospective practitioners with disabilities. 2012 Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Middleton, WI.

Hardy, J., Mangan, M., Nagel, A., & Smith, R. O. (2012, November). Therapeutic use of the AmTryke. 2012 Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Middleton, WI.

Grant, E., Milanowski, A., & Smith, R.O. (2012, November). Smart hand held computer applications for cognitive, accessibility, and health monitoring interventions. Presented at the WOTA Conference. Middleton, WI.

Hirschman, A.M., Begeman, P., Tomashek, D., & Smith, R.O. (2012, November). Evaluating accessibility in the world around you: measurement tools and assessment approaches for public spaces, home residences, products, information sources and educational materials. Presented at the WOTA Conference. Middleton, WI.

Schwartz, J. & Stegmann, S. (2012, November). OTs role in post ventricular assistive device implantation. Presented at the WOTA Conference. Middleton, WI.

Grede, J. C., & Sindhu, B. S. (2012, November 2). The responsiveness of the Force-Time Curve Test for determining outcomes of rehabilitation. Paper presented at the Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Exposition, Madison, WI.

Tomar, N. & Stoffel, G. (2012, November 3). Poster session: How photovoice methods capture lived experience. Poster presentation at WOTA Conference.

Haertlein Sells, C. & Corazalla, R. (2013). Boots for Life: Development of a life skills for young veterans. Poster presentation at the American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, April 2013. San Diego, CA..

Mendonca, R. J., Smith, R. O., Pickens, N., Anson, D. K., Struckmeyer, L., & Schwartz, J. (2013, April). Evaluating accessibility in the world around you: Assessment tools and approaches for public spaces, home residences, products, information, and educational materials. 93rd Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference and Expo, San Diego. CA. (Pre-conference institute)

Smith, R. O., Crabtree, J. L., Synder, T., & Sagar, M. (2013, April). X-FACT. 93rd Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference and Expo, San Diego. CA. (Tech Day)

Smith, R. O., & Sagar, M. (2013, April). OTFACT: Research revision and implications. 93rd Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference and Expo, San Diego. CA. (Research Work in Progress)

Stoffel, V., Tomar, N., & Belice, P.J. (2013, May 9). The environment as they see it: Photovoice as an authentic analysis of the environment.  Presented at the OT Summit of Scholars at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Edyburn, K. D., Schwartz, J. K., Smith, R. O. (2013, June). A case study: Development of access rating for buildings “consumer” mobile app. Proceedings of the RESNA 36th Annual Conference on Technology and Disability: Research Design, Practice, and Policy. Bellevue, WA.

Liegl, K. P., Rust, K. L., & Smith, R. O. (2013, June). Introduction to the Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator (PoNS™) Device and Effects on Balance and Gait for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries. Proceedings of the RESNA 36th Annual Conference on Technology and Disability: Research Design, Practice, and Policy. Bellevue, WA.

Tomashek, D. B., Edyburn, K. D., Baumann, R., & Smith, R. O. (2013, June). The case for next generation text description solutions for visual information accessibility. Proceedings of the RESNA 36th Annual Conference on Technology and Disability: Research Design, Practice, and Policy. Bellevue, WA.

Schwartz, J., O’Brien, C., Edyburn, K., Ahamed, S. I., & Smith, R. O. (2013, June). Smartphone based solutions to measure the built environment & enable participation. Proceedings of the RESNA 36th Annual Conference on Technology and Disability: Research Design, Practice, and Policy. Bellevue, WA.


Presentations (Minor)

Silverman, M., Smith, R. O., Stratman, K., & Grogan, K. M. (2000, May). Project OATS (Outcomes of Assistive Technology in the Schools). Presentation at the 13th Annual Midwest Deans’ OT Research Conference, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

Kleiner, K. (March, 2003). Ergonomics in Occupations Laboratory. Presented at the WI Work Programs Network.

Klauer, H. (March, 2003). Ergonomic analysis of farrier work. Presented at the WI Work Programs Network.

Fennema-Jansen, S. A., & Edyburn, D. L. (2003, March 6). Launching a large-scale assistive technology service delivery and outcome tracking system in the public schools. Presented at the 2003 School of Education Research Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Mendonca, R., & Smith, R. O. (2005, April). Assessing the usability and reliability of MED-AUDIT. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Great Lakes Biomedical Conference, Biomedical Informatics: Applications, Achievements, and Frontiers: The Milwaukee Chapter of IEEE EMBS. Racine, WI.

Mendonca, R., Smith, R. O., Lemke, M., & Winters, J. (2008). Improving healthcare for elderly individuals through better technology accessibility. Platform presentation at the Fifth International Conference on Healthcare Systems, Milwaukee, WI

Tillema, J. K., Klagos, K. M., Fernandes, A. G., Sindhu, B. S. (2009, April 24). Identifying the Association between Pain and Functional Status among Adults Living At Home. Paper presented at the 2009 Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

Klein, M. R., Sindhu, B. S., Lehman, L. A., Wang, Y. C., & Hart, D. L. (2010, December 3). Influence of Pain on Function among People with Musculoskeletal Shoulder Impairments. Paper presented at the Fall 2010 College of Health Sciences Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

Singh, H., Sindhu, B. S., & Shechtman, O. (2010, December 3). Comparison of submaximal grip efforts assigned using two different types of instructions. Paper presented at the Fall 2010 College of Health Sciences Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

Fiedler, G., Slavens, B.A., & Smith, R.O. (2011, April 15). Biomechanical parameters of amputee gait assessed by prosthesis-integrated sensor technology.  Presented at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences Research Symposium.  Milwaukee, WI.

Klein, M.R., Sindhu, B.S., Lehman, L.A., Wang, Y.C, & Hart, D.L. (2011, April 15). Influence of Pain on Function among People with Musculoskeletal Shoulder Impairments. Paper presented at the Spring 2011 Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

Fiedler, G., Slavens, B.A., & Smith, R.O. (2011, December 2). Influence of handrail use on stair walking stability in trans-tibial amputees.  Presented (oral presentation and poster) at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences Research Symposium.  Milwaukee, WI.

Baumann, R., & Smith, R. O. (2012, May). Putting pictures into words: Understanding text description needs of individuals with low vision & blindness. Poster presented at the CHS Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI and the UWM SURF Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI.

Dolski, T., Tomashek, D., & Smith, R. O. (2012, May). Comparing gait parameters while walking and performing visual tasks with and without the use of multifocal lens glasses. Poster presented at the CHS Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI and the UWM SURF Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI.

Below, L., Tomashek, D., Edyburn, K., & Smith, R. O. (2012, May). Testing the effects of multifocal lenses on contrast sensitivity using visual choice paradigm. Poster presented at the CHS Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI and the UWM SURF Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI.

Grant, E., & Slavens, B.A. (2012, December 7). A Review of musculoskeletal modeling systems for upper extremity rehabilitation assessment. Presented at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences Research Symposium.  Milwaukee, WI.

Aurit, C., Paul, A.J., &  Slavens, B.A.(2012, December 7). Functional outcomes and joint pain assessment of children with orthopaedic disabilities.  Presented at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences Research Symposium.  Milwaukee, WI.

Sindhu, B. S., Lehman, L. A., Tarima, S., Bishop, M. D., Hart, D., Shivakoti, M., Klein, M.R., & Wang, Y. C. (2012, January 20). The effect of fear-avoidance related to pain on functional status outcomes among people with musculoskeletal conditions of the shoulder. Paper presented at the 2012 Biostatistics Poster Day at Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.

Fiedler, G., Slavens, B.A., & Smith, R.O. (2012, May 4). Gait stability measured by prosthesis-integrated sensors as an outcome measure in persons with prostheses for the lower extremity.  Presented at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium.  Milwaukee, WI.

Tomar, N., & Stoffel, V. (2012, November 13). Bringing it Home: Veteran’s day at uwm, examining the lived experience of student veterans in their post-war experience using photovoice methodology, Milwaukee, WI.

Aurit, C., Paul, A.J.,&  Slavens, B.A. (2013, April 19). Upper extremity dynamics of children with orthopaedic disabilities during wheelchair mobility.  University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Undergraduate Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI.

Grant, E., Paul, A.J., & Slavens, B.A. (2013, April 19). Shoulder joint kinematics during pediatric wheelchair mobility.  University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Undergraduate Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI.

Aurit, C., Paul, A.J., &  Slavens, B.A.  (2013, May 3). Biomechanical assessment of upper extremity joint forces during pediatric wheelchair mobility.  University of Wisconsin Milwaukee College of Health Sciences Annual Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee.

Grant, E., Paul, A.J., & Slavens, B.A. (2013, May 3). Three-dimensional glenohumeral joint kinematics during pediatric wheelchair mobility.  University of Wisconsin Milwaukee College of Health Sciences Annual Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI.

Hawi, L., Aurit, C., Schnorenberg, A.J., & Slavens, B.A. (2013, August 2). Human motion analysis for rehabilitation.  Undergraduate Research at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Poster Session, Milwaukee, WI.

Theses/Projects (alphabetical order)

Anderson, Rebecca. (August 2006). Development of the invisible children’s program teen curriculum. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (V. Stoffel).

Backus, Sonja. (August 2013). A telerehabilitation program for youths with cerebral palsy-related pain. Unpublished master’s project, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (J. Engel).

Barbiaux, Kristen. (May, 2003). College student drinking and social context. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (C.Haertlein-Sells).

Barbosa, Rebecca Delforge. (May 2007). Effectiveness of Photovoice on reducing stigma associated with mental illness. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (V. Stoffel).

Bass, Tamicha. (2009). Identifying barriers to developmental screening and follow-up. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (M. Johnston).

Baumdicker, Megan (2009).Development of a Kangaroo Care brochure for a neonatal intensive care unit. Unpublished master’s project, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (C. Haertlein-Sells).

Baumgartner, Heidi. (May, 2003). The relationship between frequency of flow & symptoms of distress experienced by women with HIV. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (B. Kennedy).

Becker, Carla. (August, 2004). Learning to reach while using the Tactile Vision Sensory Substitution System: A descriptive analysis. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee. (K. Kamm).

Bocher, Crystal. (May 2003). A qualitative analysis of the perception of success in community living for persons with serious mental illness. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (V. Stoffel).

Boettcher, Chel. (May 2005). Comparisons of perceptions of success in the community between mental health care consumers and providers. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (V. Stoffel).

Bolwerk, Nicole. (August, 2011). Force changes during sustained voluntary isometric contractions by people with fibromyalgia. (published?) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. (B. Sindhu).

Boodey, Erin. (August, 2004). Layout and functional interface design of an assistive technology outcomes database. Unpublished master's project, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (R. Smith)

Brahm, Jennifer. (May, 2003). Where is the flow in daily occupation? Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (B. Kennedy).

Brayton, Abby. (2006). The relationship between bifocal eyeglass use and risk factors for falling. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Brinkman, Jessica. (May, 2003) The study of pain and women with HIV. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (B. Kennedy).

Buchanan, Debbie. (May, 2004). The clinical utility of structured recess on social engagement among students with autism. Unpublished master's project, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (T. King).

Cash, Tiffany. (August 2012). Using the strain index and TLV and HAL to predict incidence of aggregate distal upper extremity disorders in a prospective cohort. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (J. Kapellusch).

Choi, Yeojin. (June 2010). Using photovoice to explore the lived experiences of families with autism. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (V. Stoffel).

Corazalla, Rebecca. (August 2013). Assessing the needs of veterans during the transition process from military to civilian life. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (C. Haertlein-Sells).

Davis, Hillary. (May 2006). Characterizing the weekday life experience and well-being of college freshman living in the residence halls using the Day Reconstruction Method. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (V. Stoffel).

Dedering, K. (2006). Aspects of psychological well-being, time use, and quality of life for people with serious mental illness. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (C. Haertlein-Sells).

Delaney, Patrick. (May, 2003) Effects of postural support of reaching in children with spastic cerebral palsy. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (K. Kamm).

Erfurth, Amy. (2011, May). Measurement of restaurant accessibility by people with disabilities: Preliminary consequential and construct validity of a restaurant universal design assessment. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Fennema-Jansen, S. A. (2005). An analysis of assistive technology outcomes in Ohio schools: Special education students' access to and participation in general education and isolating the contribution of assistive technology. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Fernandes, Alison. (2010). Effects of student needs and universal design information on increasing instructor willingness to implement inclusive course design features. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee.

Fiedler, G. (2012, July). Effects of physical exertion and alignment alterations on trans-tibial amputee gait, and concurrent validity of prosthesis-integrated measurement of gait kinetics. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Post Doc at the University of Washington.

Finger, Jaime. (May, 2003). Caregivers guide to low vision. Unpublished master's project, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (M. Taugher).

Gaikwad, Neelima. (2009). Care coordination and management by parents of children with special needs: Developing a survey measure. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (M. Johnston).

Gerhard, Heather. (May 2006). Characterizing the weekday life experience and well-being of college freshman living in the residence halls using the Day Reconstruction Method. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (V. Stoffel).

Goulet, S. & Larcom, S. (August 2013). Aquatic therapy for children with cerebral palsy: App for therapy. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (J. Engel).

Grede, Jamie. (August 2013). The responsiveness of the force-time curve test for determining outcomes of rehabilitation. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (B. Sindhu).

Haldeman, Lori. (May, 2003). Meaningfulness in everyday occupations. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (B. Kennedy).

Hardy, J. (August 2013). Optimizing hand crank configuration for therapeutic use of AmTrykes for children with upper extremity motor deficits. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (R. Smith).

Head, Anna. (May 2006). A health through occupations calendar. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (V. Stoffel).

Healy, Ryan Michael. (May, 2004) Splinting with Scotchcast: Protocols for making three splints. Unpublished master's project, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (T. King).

Janiuk, Melissa. (August, 2004). Skill improvement while reaching with Tactile Vision Sensory Substitution (TVSS) system: A quantitative analysis. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. (K. Kamm).

Jennerjohn, Carrie. (2011, May). Development and preliminary validation of a decision-assist resource for older homeowners to age in place. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Jerabek, A. (2008). Alcohol use among college students with disabilities. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (C. Haertlein-Sells).

Joerger, Traceey. (May, 2003) Risk of falling: The relationship between assistive technology use and the quality and speed of gait. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (R. Smith).

Johnson, Brian. (2012). Quality and coordination of care for persons with brain injury in the community: developing a survey. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (M. Johnston).

Johnson, Roberta. J. (2006). The impact of assistive technology on goal achievement for consumers of the division of vocational rehabilitation services. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Johnson, Theresa Luther. (December 1999). Development of a clinical reasoning tool for occupational therapy students. Unpublished master’s project, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (V. Stoffel).

Kastner, Margaret. (2009). Measuring barriers on a post-secondary campus from a student perspective using the Accessible Campus Environment Survey (ACES). Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Kim, JungEun. (2008). The effectiveness of using a protocol for preparing and delivering a universally designed presentation and its impact on students learning in higher education. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Klagos, Kate. (Augst, 2010). Factors influencing social participation among adults with arthritic conditions using the NHS database from the year 2007. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. (B. Sindhu).

Klczewski, J. (2001). Habits in the elderly and their contributions to falls. Unpublished master’s project, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (C. Haertlein-Sells).

Kleiner, Kathryn. (May, 2004). Ergonomic recommendations and their impact on child care workers' health. Unpublished master's project, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (P. King)

Kwasiborski, Julie. (May, 2003). Changes in salivary immunoglobulin - A during pleasurable activities. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (B. Kennedy).

Lauer, April. (2005), Measuring positive and negative factors of device discontinuance. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Lee, Chue. (May, 2004). Diabetic retinopathy and vision loss: A complication of diabetes. Unpublished master's project, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (M. Taugher)

Maggard, Kristiana R. (2008). The efficacy of an equivalent text description protocol for increasing the accessibility of information. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

McElwee, M. (1999). The relationship of roles and successful community living among  people with serious mental illness. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (C. Haertlein-Sells).

Meekma, Sharon. (May, 2003). Optimal experience and daily hassles of women with HIV. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. ( B. Kennedy).

Mendonca, Rochelle. (2005). Assessing the Usability of MED-AUDIT (Medical Equipment Device - Accessibility and Universal Design Information Tool). Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Mendonca, Rochelle. (2010, May). Accessibility labeling and its effect on medical device purchase decisions of consumers with disabilities. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee.

Miller, Hannah. (August 2008). Using Photovoice to explore the experiences of parenting while living with a mental illness. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (V. Stoffel).

Moser, Christine. (2004). The 1994 and 1995 NHIS Phase II Disability Followback Survey-Child Questionnaire: A critical analysis of the data relating to assistive technology and its implications for future assistive technology survey research. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Murphy, Jessica. (May, 2004). Is "Flow" the "Just Right Challenge"? Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (K. Kamm).

Nagel, Aly & Lance, Murphy (August 2013). AmTryke website redesign for increased accessibility, usability, & content. Unpublished master’s project, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (R. Smith).

Opel, Stephanie. (May 2004). Effectiveness of standing conditions in reducing fatigue and discomfort. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. (P. King).

Orlando, Antonina. (May, 2003). Influences of flooring on fatigue and discomfort following prolonged standing. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (P. King).

Paprocki, Carleen. (2008). The effect of multifocal lenses on attentional capture. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Peacock, L. (2002). Evaluating a continuing education program for transfer of knowledge of skills. Unpublished master’s project, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (C. Haertlein-Sells).

Park, Minsoo. (2011, April). Preliminary validation of the restaurant accessibility and task evaluation information tool (RATE-IT): Content and construct validity. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Plach, Heidi. (2009). Assessing the needs of young veterans across the occupational performance areas of self-care, leisure, and productivity. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (C. Haertlein-Sells).

Ptacin, Carrie. (May, 2003). Ergonomic Job Analysis of corrections kitchens & development of a safety checklist for corrections kitchens. Unpublished master's project, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (P. King).

Reese, K. (August 2013). Impact of the arthritis foundation’s walk with ease program on self-efficacy, quality of life and pain reduction in a group format. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. (P. King).

Sagar, M. (2011, December). Examining the reliability of AAC Fact. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Sansanwal, Aditi. (December, 2003). Flow and salivary immunoglobulin-A in women with HIV. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (K. Kamm).

Schaap J. (2006). Identifying the daily life needs of people with a serious mental illness in a pre-trial mental health service. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin –Milwaukee. (C. Haertlein-Sells).

Schaden, T. (2006). Role incumbency, leisure pursuits, social support and predicted community success for people with serious mental illness. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (C. Haertlein-Sells).

Schutz, Rachel. (August, 2011). The nature of maximal grip effort in people with carpal tunnel syndrome. (published?) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. (B. Sindhu).

Sieglaff, Tammy. (August 2013). Teach back for video modeling with the ipad. Unpublished master’s project, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (K. Barnekow).

Siegler, Stephanie. (2007). Measuring universal design knowledge and skills of post-secondary faculty. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Sindhu, Bhagwant. (May, 2002). Providing design information to help make websites more accessible: A preliminary investigation of the consequential validity of the WebAudit. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (R. Smith).

Singh, Harshil Pritpal. (August, 2011). Effect of two different types of instructions on submaximal effort. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. (B. Sindhu).

Stalberger, Katie. (2009). The functional effects of new bifocal users on contrast sensitivity, depth perception and functional mobility. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Stanley (Humbles), Marlene. (August, 2003). Flow and symptoms of depression experienced by women with HIV. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (B. Kennedy).

Stromberg, Kasi. (2007). The outcome of assistive technology device use across settings assessed with a time series concurrent differential approach and the OTFACT. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Taylor-Wade, Joy. (2006). Factors related to assistive technology program viability. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Thompson, Jessica. (August 2013). Increasing the use of the ipad through health literacy strategies. Unpublished master’s project, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (K. Barnekow).

Tomar, Nikhil. (May 2013). Examining the lived experience of student veterans in their post-war experience using photovoice methodology. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. (V. Stoffel).

Vandenbush, Kristi. (2009). The effect of multifocal lenses on attention and its interaction on visual motor performance: A pre-fMRI single subject design study. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.