Roger E. Little received his B.S. degree in Human Factors Engineering and his M.S. degree in Rehabilitation Engineering. He served the United States Navy as an Aviation Structural Mechanic both as active duty and as a reservist. He also served as a firefighter for the city of Bellefontaine, Ohio.
Little has provided assistive technology services since 1997. In 2005, he was appointed a faculty position at the University of Pittsburgh in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences in the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, where he instructs a graduate-level course in assistive technology. He performs evaluations and provides recommendations and training of adaptive technology through the Center for Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology (CART) program located at the Hiram G. Andrews Center in Johnstown, PA, and he helped set-up the Poly-Trauma Centers for the VA. Little has also developed an assistive technology academy for transitional students. His work has been in the areas of AT for cognition, computer access, ergonomics and worksite evaluations.