Dr. Adams is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Her background is Electrical Engineering and Rehabilitation Sciences, and works in the area of assistive technology for children who have physical and communicative impairments.
In her clinical research stream she applies commercial assistive technology and assistive robots for children with physical disabilities to engage in play and learning activities. In her technical research stream the focus is on the development of technology interfaces and manipulators. This stream incorporates brain control interfaces and haptic feedback in robots, with the goal to make robots and other technology as easy to use as possible by children to perform their play activities.