Sara Hendren is an artist, design researcher, and assistant professor at Olin College of Engineering. Her work engages adaptive and assistive technologies, prosthetics, inclusive design, accessible architecture, and related ideas. Her work has been exhibited in the US and abroad and is held in the permanent collection at MOMA (NYC). Her writing and design work have appeared in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, FastCo Design, and on National Public Radio (US), among others. Work at various stages includes ramp design for wheelchair users and skateboarders; low-tech assistive devices; the long-running Accessible Icon Project, which she co-founded; and a book on the unexpected places where disability is at the heart of design, out from Riverhead/Penguin in 2018-2019. She lectures widely and formerly taught at the Rhode Island School of Design. She runs Olin’sAdaptation + Ability Group and theAbler web site.