Make:able 2020 Winner: Students from Copley High School design unique writing device to support their end user Michelle.

 

Today we’re sharing a winning solution from the 2020 make:able challenge – The Ready Writer. The device was designed by Jasmine and Meghan for their end user Michelle, who suffers from hypotonia, to help her to write comfortably for long periods of time without experiencing muscle fatigue. Let’s begin by hearing from Jasmine and Meghan, where they introduce us to their challenge and talk through their empathy studies…

 

 

And now let’s move on to look at the iterative design process…

 

 

And finally, here’s the final solution in action…