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The Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology (RST) is recruiting research participants for the following research studies. Please review the studies below for details. If you are interested in learning more, reach out by phone or e-mail to the contact provided for that particular study.


Study Name: Technology and Disability Research Registry

Short Description: The purpose of the Technology and Disability Research (TDR) Registry is to support technology use among persons with disabilities by sharing technology-related research participation opportunities and educational information with persons with disabilities, caregivers, and professionals who provide health or social services to persons with disabilities.

Flyer or Link: Click for TDR Registry Flyer

Study Name: ASSIST Pilot Study

Short Description: The purpose of this research study is to evaluate the ASSIST service delivery model’s ability to support assessment of persons with physical disabilities' independent living skills and introduction of mainstream smart home technology for use as assistive technology to support participation.

Flyer or Link: Click for ASSIST Flyer & Click for ASSIST Video

Contact Name: Lindsey Morris

Contact E-mail:, 412-383-6690


Also, be sure to check back for additional opportunities!