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November 2017

North Carolina

Kristoff T. Minus with poster presentationVirtual reality at GREAT Assistive Technology ConferenceNC AgrAbility participated at the 2017 Global Rehabilita-tion Enhanced with Assistive Technology (GREAT) Confer-ence October 18-20 in Wilmington, NC. NC AgrA-bility presented two posters: "Helping Farmers with Disabilities Continue to Farm" was presented by Kristoff T. Minus, NC AgrAbility graduate student, Beatriz Rodriguez, project manager and, Dr. S. Janine Parker, project director; and "Virtual Reality Healing Garden" NCAP staff at booth at GREAT conferencewas presented by Christin Evans and Essence Holmes, NCA&T landscape architecture undergrad students. AgrAbility also staffed an educational booth exhibiting ergonomic tools and modified equipment that make farming and gardening more accessible for people with disabilities. NCAP reached around 300 conference attendees, students, and general public.

Submitted by Beatriz (Betty) Rodriguez