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PSU students make devices to help disabled

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Apr 21 2013 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 22 2013 06:03:12 PM CDT

Students at Penn State Berks are working together to make life easier for people with disabilities.

SPRING TWP., Pa. -

Students at Penn State Berks are working together to make life easier for people with disabilities.

Engineering and occupational therapy majors joined forces to make some unique devices.

One invention is a door opener and stopper. It would help people in wheelchairs pass through doorways.

Another invention is a mailbox that opens and lifts mail with the touch of a button.

The students also invented a wheelchair that allows users to reach high areas.