Winter 2024


  • Dr. Cathy Bodine, CIDE Director

    Message from the Director

    Apr 2, 2024
    A message from Dr. Cathy Bodine, Director of the Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering, showcasing CIDE's commitment to accessibility and inclusion through community programs, assistive technology services, and more.
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  • Aleaza Graham works with client using AAC

    AT Awareness Day: April 17

    Mar 26, 2024
    On National Assistive Technology Awareness Day, April 17th, we recognize the crucial role of assistive technology for individuals with disabilities and older adults.
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  • Presenter at Accessing Higher Ground

    Call for Presentations

    Mar 19, 2024
    Accessing Higher Ground (AHG) 2024 is now accepting proposals for this year’s November conference. Submit your proposal by April 30.
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  • Young Man in Wheelchair with Christmas lights

    Finding Brian’s Voice

    Mar 13, 2024
    Despite severe cerebral palsy, Brian now communicates effectively using a low- and high-tech solutions.
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  • Teachers hold communication posters

    Creative Communication in Colorado Springs

    Mar 6, 2024
    The Colorado Springs "District 49" Assistive Technology (AT) Team focuses on expanding accessible communication for students with complex needs. They utilize AAC systems in playgrounds and gymnasiums, supported by posters and whole school training during Halloween.
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  • Program participants smiling with iPads

    Medicaid Members Bridging the Digital Divide

    Feb 28, 2024
    CIDE launches a digital literacy curriculum for Medicaid members, aiming to empower them with essential online skills for accessing healthcare.
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  • Surviving in Place Project Continues to Deliver

    Feb 21, 2024
    CIDE, funded by Colorado's HCPF and ARPA, aids Medicaid members with emergency preparedness, distributing backup batteries and Emergency Go Kits. Members can register for trainings and apply for Battery Backup Power Systems or Emergency Go Kits.
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  • Toddlers Thrive with Tech for Tykes

    Feb 14, 2024
    Tech for Tykes empowers children under three with disabilities through assistive technology (AT), fostering active participation in life. Success stories include a boy using an iPad for communication, a girl benefiting from various communication aids, and a toddler overcoming movement challenges with a Balance Pad.
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  • New Additions to CIDE

    Feb 6, 2024
    Welcome Marianne Johansen & Michelle Jaramillo to CIDE! Marianne brings education expertise and outdoor enthusiasm, while Michelle contributes accounting skills and a passion for disability inclusion.
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Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering (CIDE)

CU Denver

The Hub, Bioengineering

1224 5th Street

Suite 130

Denver, CO 80204


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