Fall 2014: 6.811, Principles and Practice of Assistive Technology (PPAT)


August 26, 2014

Principles and Practice of Assistive Technology (PPAT) or 6.811 is a popular course

in which small teams of students work with a person with a disability in the Cambridge area and design a device, app, or other solution that allows them to live more independently. The course was developed by Professor Seth Teller who has instructed PPAT for the past three years. This fall, Professor Rob Miller will oversee PPAT with Grace Teo and William Li as co-instructors. A handful of PPAT alumni will be back in class to assist as TAs and laboratory assistants. To learn more about the course and curriculum visit MIT CSAIL.

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