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Agnes Xue New-arm Arm Skate Device for Stroke Rehab
New-arm Arm Skate Device for Stroke Rehab is Bronze Design Award winner in 2018 - 2019 Differently Abled and Seniors' Assistance Design Award Category.
New-arm Arm Skate Device for Stroke Rehab

New-arm is a rehabilitation assistive device which infuses gamification to an arm skate to motivate post-stroke survivors to regain their upper limb mobility. The novelty lies with pairing it with a non-immersive virtual reality game that complements the arm-skate device to provide a rewarded, goal-directed task to motivate post-stroke survivors where users could undertake point-to-point reaching tasks, performed on a table; encouraging users to engage socially on fun and meaningful rehabilitation therapy.

New-arm Arm Skate Device for Stroke Rehab
Agnes Xue New-arm
Agnes Xue Arm Skate Device for Stroke Rehab
Agnes Xue design
Agnes Xue design
Agnes Xue

A Red-Dot award-winning designer and the first Industrial Designer in Singapore to be awarded the Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) qualification from the National University of Singapore (NUS), Assistant Professor (Dr) Agnes Xue is currently faculty at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and Curriculum Head at the Singapore-Stanford Biodesign program, a national-level medical technology innovation training office. Her interest has always been exploring better designs for healthcare that will have user-centric impact in this digital age. Her professional and teaching experience include design work at Siemens Medical Instruments, the Design Singapore Council and NUS. Agnes has always been an entrepreneur at heart. During her time outside of the university, she has invested and started a 3D visualisation design consultancy and an interior design company. In her personal capacity, she volunteers as the Honorary Treasurer of the Lupus Association Singapore.

METTA Welfare Association

Metta Welfare Association (Metta) was founded in 1992 by Venerable Shi Fa Zhao, Abbot of the Golden Pagoda Buddhist Temple. He is also the founding Abbot and founding President of the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum. Registered as a society in 1994, Metta is presently endorsed by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF), Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ministry of Education (MOE). Metta currently supports the following services - Disability Care; Medical Care; Early intervention for children with learning difficulties; Special education and vocational training for children with mild intellectual disability and/or autism and any other welfare services as required by the community.