Rose-Hulman receives national award for program design

With these programs, Rose-Hulman students are inventing new ways to play for children with disabilities.

Posted: Nov 9, 2017 4:16 PM
Updated: Nov 9, 2017 6:34 PM

TERRE HAUTE Ind. (WTHI) - When a child has a disability, learning, and playing can be a challenge.

That's why Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is being recognized nationally for program design.

With these programs, Rose-Hulman students are inventing new ways to play for children with disabilities.

Biomedical Engineering students have been working together to modify popular toys.

This will help children with disabilities play games at their own pace.

"I'm doing the work, and it's like when I build it it's going out to people. And I see the reaction. And I see how what I do affects what I'm doing and how it affects other people. It makes you feel good inside," Freshman Elizabeth Lee Fiutem said.

Some of the games include Battleship and Lite Brite.

The games are available for use through the Reach Services Lending Library.

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