Our Project:

Linda D'Arco and Mavis Miller
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The problem:

A person was born with a physical handicap similar to the Thalidomide deformities of the 1950s. People with this hanidcap are not able to retrieve things from the floor on their own, cannot type or drive in a traditional way, would have trouble combing or brushing their hair, and difficulty getting dressed or using a restroom independently. 

We decided to focus on dressing and using the restroom as our main problem.

Our possible solutions included tools that could be manipulated with our hands, furniture-like contraptions that would assist in dressing, and clothes with built-in systems- specifically for raising and lowering pants.