Assistive Technology Grant Recipients 

By developing and adapting innovative technologies, our Assistive Technology Grant recipients are helping people living with ALS maintain or improve their health, independence, and quality of life. 

2023 Recipients

Julia Berezutskaya, Ph.D., University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands 
ALPHABET: A Language-Based Practical Home Application for BCI-Enabled conTrol 

David Brandman, M.D., Ph.D., University of California Davis​ 
Empowering Users for On-Demand Use of a Speech Neuroprosthesis 

Taylor Dick, Ph.D., University of Queensland, Australia 
Targeted Wearable Robotic Exoskeletons to Improve Movement in People Living with ALS 

Christopher Gibbons, Ph.D., Smartbox Assistive Technology Ltd. 
Communication Rate and Quality Enhancements​ Using Generative AI for People Living with ALS​ 

William Janes, OTD, University of Missouri 
Passive In-Home and Wearable Sensors for Health Monitoring in ALS 

James Schorey, Control Bionics Inc. 
A System for Autonomous Navigation of Standard Powered Wheelchairs 

Hao Su, Ph.D., Picasso Intelligence 
Affordable and Individualized Soft Exosuit for Assisting Upper Limb Manipulation 

James Tung, Ph.D., University of Waterloo, Canada 
Advancing Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI) for Powered Mobility: Case Studies 


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