Principal Investigator 2004, gh, LLC
A Chemist by formal education, Dave Schleppenbach began his AT career by founding and directing the VISIONS Lab at Purdue University in 1995, where he developed hardware and software solutions for visually impaired students. In 2000 he co-founded gh, LLC and continues to serve as Chief Executive Officer. Dave brings to gh 8 years of experience in assistive technology, including his strong reputation in both academic research, and administering federally funded programs. Dave has worked with hundreds of blind students to develop specialized curricula for science and math. Dave also has a personal interest in disabilities through his wife Wendi, who has been blind since birth.
Dave will serve as the overall project leader and will direct the technological development of the products. His responsibilities will include the coordination of development of MathSpeak specifications with Purdue specialists, the direction of programming for the gh PLAYERT module for MathSpeak in coordination with the Butler expert, the actual development of "gh-XML" specifications for MathSpeak, the direction of programming of MathSpeak TTS, and coordination of the outcome assessments completed by Purdue experts and ISB.
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