Necessity is the mother of invention.

An Interactive Guide to Assistive Devices

For The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine


More than a billion people live with a disability, or about 15% of the world’s population.


Create an interactive guide that makes the findings of a report on assistive products and technologies more accessible to the public.


A website that educates patients and caregivers on available assistive devices and ways to access them.

Mood board.
Interactive tables compare devices based on benefits and limitations.
A responsive interface optimized for mobile.
Original illustrations avoid the depiction of any proprietary components.


Elena Ovaitt
Billy Foster
Caleb Misclevitz
Kortney Nosakowski
Alin Zanfirescu