UWCTDS faculty members conduct programs of research and development across a wide range of issues related to technology and disability, including:
- accessible information technology,
- accessible measurement,
- assisted cognition,
- smart homes and ubiquitous computing,
- transition from school to work,
- technology and learning disabilities,
- applications of technology in the school and work place for people with disabilities,
- technology in low-resourced settings and international contexts.
Faculty are available to conduct research and development that meet the needs of funding organizations and individuals.
Projects with active research agenda include:
- ADA Knowledge Translation Center
- Assistive Technology Information Mapping
- Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Healthy Aging and Physical Disability
Examples of completed projects include:
Accessible Voting Project. (2011 – 2013).
Assisted Cognition in Community, Employment and Support Settings. NIDRR. (2003-2007).
Assistive and Accessible Information Technology in Worksource Centers and Affiliates. Washington Worksource Association. (2003-2006).
Assistive Devices and Adolescents with Spina Bifida. CDC/AUCD. (2003-2006).
Assistive Technology and Employment: A case study of the efficacy of assistive technology in community employment settings for individuals with intellectual disabilities. (2012-2013).
Cognitive Support Technologies for Individuals with TBI : Sendero and University of Washington. (2008).
Context-Aware Prompting System to Support Persons with Cognitive Disabilities. (2010-11).
Development and Validation of Measures of Pain Behaviors in Chronic Pain. (2009-2011).
Disability Policy Analysis. Washington Department of Services for the Blind. (2006-2009).
Enhancing the NIH Toolbox's Accessibility and Usability to Support the Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Health Research. (2006-2010).
The End of Pointing and Clicking: Improving Computer Access with Goal Crossing. (2008-2009).
- Meeting the Need. (2006-2007).
- Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC). NIDRR (2006-2011). Kurt Johnson, PI.
- National Center on Accessible Information Technology in Education (AccessIT). NIDRR. (2001-2006). Kurt Johnson, PI.
- RehabNet-West. NIH. (2000-2005). Marjorie Anderson, PI.
- Region X ADA Disability Business Technical Assistance Center. NIDRR. (2006-2011).
- Roads to Community Livings: Using assistive technology to support independence in the community. (2011-2013).
- University of Washington Center on Outcomes Research Rehabilitation - PROMIS. (2004-2010).