Covered by: The Miami Herald
Date: April 2, 2012

Gulliver engineering students’ national award comes from creating an assistive brace device with the input of a disabled alumnus.

Preparatory engineering students have tackled numerous problems using their heads, and most of the time they solve them, according to lead coach Claude Charron.

This year, 11 engineering seniors used their know-how to invent the Adaptive Hand Assistive Brace for people with impaired function in a hand, wrist, or fingers. The brace, which conducts its own electricity, is operated through electronic devices and has writing tools like a pen and pencil attached to its top.

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