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3 one man canoes paddling on the water with a chase boat in the background.

At the Cutting Edge...

Makapo is proud to participate in academic research projects that focus on exploring all aspects of outrigger paddling, its benefits, and barriers to access faced by people with disabilities.  Current research efforts include creating technology to create shared experiences, exploring social emotional benefits of participation, among others.

Journal Articles

1. Blind Navigation on the Water Through Shared Assistive Technology Download

2. Design in the Public Square: Supporting Assistive Technology Design Through Public Mixed-Ability Cooperation Download

3. Designing Multimodal Alternatives for Nonvisual Computer Interaction Download

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