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Greater Lafayette Area Special Services (GLASS)

  • Website: http://epics.ecn.purdue.edu/glass/
  • Contact Information: epics-glass@ecn.purdue.edu
  • Description: Develop hardware, electromechanical and software solutions which enable students with disabilities ages 3 to 21 to function more independently and to enjoy a better quality of life. This includes projects aimed to accomplish daily living tasks, assist with communication or to help participate in educational or recreational activities. Technologies: electronics, computer controls, software development, electromechanical systems, motors, structures, and actuators.
  • Partners: Greater Lafayette Area Special Services
  • Facts: The team began in Spring 2004. It formed from the previous Wabash Center teams (WCECE and WCME) when the Children's Clinic closed.
  • Mission: Develop hardware, electromechanical and software solutions which enable students with disabilities ages 3 to 21 to function more independently and to enjoy a better quality of life. This includes projects aimed to accomplish daily living tasks, assist with communication or to help participate in educational or recreational activities.
  • Technologies electronics, computer controls, software development, electromechanical systems, motors, structures, and actuators.
  • Impact: Expanded capabilities and control of their environment for children with disabilities.
  • Area: Access and abilities
  • Fall 2017 Division: 08
  • Fall 2017 Schedule: Tuesdays 3:30 - 5:20 pm