Presentations

Conferences

Kokkoni E., Galloway J.C. Merging enriched environments and assistive technology to enhance early exploratory and motor activity in young children. (POSTER) 48th Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting, November 3-7, 2018, San Diego, CA

Kokkoni, E., Zehfroosh, A., Kannappan, P., Mavroudi, E., Galloway, J.C., Heinz, J., Vidal, R., Tanner, H.G. Principles for building “smart” learning environments in pediatric early rehabilitation. (POSTER) Workshop on ‘Perception and Interaction Dynamics in Child-robot Interaction’, Robotics Science and Systems Conference, July 15-16, 2017, Boston, MA

Kokkoni, E., Kannappan, P., Zehfroosh, A., Mavroudi, E., Galloway, J.C., Heinz, J., Vidal, R., Tanner, H.G. Use of socially assistive robots in early rehabilitation to promote mobility for infants with motor delays. (e-POSTER) International Conference on Social Robotics, August 7-8, 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Zehfroosh, A., Kokkoni, E., Tanner, H.G., Heinz, J. Learning models of human-robot interaction from small data. (PLATFORM) 25th Annual Mediterranean Conference on Automation and Control, July 3-6, 2017, Valletta, Malta

Kumar D.S., Kokkoni E., Logan S., Stoner T., Galloway J.C. Application of body weight support systems in real world settings across the lifespan. (PLATFORM) Annual conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, July 10-14, 2016, Arlington, VA

Kokkoni E., Galloway J.C. Motor performance in infants with Down syndrome and a body-weight support system for intervention. (PLATFORM) Group symposium at the International Conference of Infant Studies, May 26-28, 2016, New Orleans, LA

George N., Zuccarelli J., Kokkoni E., Kumar D.S., Galloway J.C. User-centered approach to design and implement Novel Body Weight Support Systems in Natural Environments. (POSTER) DE-CTR Accelerating Clinical and Translational Research Community Exchange Conference, May 23, 2016, Wilmington, DE

Kokkoni E., Kumar D.S., Logan S., Galloway J.C. Feasibility of real world harness systems: A novel approach to pediatric and adult rehabilitation. (POSTER) Annual Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society and the FDA, May 23-25, 2016, Washington, DC

Kokkoni, E., Logan S., Stoner T., Peffley T., Galloway, J.C. Use of a novel home-based, open-area body weight support system to increase physical activity at home for a child with spina bifida. (POSTER) Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, February 17-20, 2016, Anaheim, CA

Suydam, S.M., Kokkoni E., Higginson J., Buchanan T.B. Comparing the variability of normal walking to crouch gait within healthy subjects. (PLATFORM) Annual conference of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, June 24-27, 2014, Newark, DE

Rahman, T., Kokkoni, E., Galloway, J.C., Lobo, M.A. Development and testing of a modular upper extremity exoskeleton for infants. (POSTER) 9th annual International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices, March 3-6, 2014, Angers, France.

Kokkoni, E., Cunha, A.B., Rahman T., Galloway, J.C., Lobo M.A. Use of a novel rehabilitation device to improve upper extremity function and play in an infant with arthrogryposis. (POSTER) Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, February 3-6, 2014, Las Vegas, NV

Cunha, A.B., Lobo M.A., Kokkoni, E., Galloway, J.C., Tudella E. Effect of short-duration training on reaching behavior in infants. (POSTER) Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, February 3-6, 2014, Las Vegas, NV

Lobo M.A., Kokkoni, E., Cunha, A.B., Galloway, J.C. Infants born preterm explore objects differently than full-term infants throughout infancy and toddlerhood. (PLATFORM) Motor Development Research Consortium, September 27-28, 2013, Philadelphia, PA

Cunha, A.B., Kokkoni, E., Lobo M.A., Soares D.A., Galloway, J.C., Tudella E. Effect of different types of short-duration training on spatio-temporal parameters of reaching in infants. (POSTER) 12th Congress of European Forum for Research in Rehabilitation, September 11-14, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey

Kokkoni, E., Haworth, J.L, Stergiou, N. Are there gender differences in the development of sitting posture? (POSTER) 41st Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting, November 12-16, 2011, Washington, DC. RR32/812.17

Haworth, J.L., Kokkoni, E., Harbourne, R.T, Stergiou, N. Evaluating concurrent development of cognitive and motor behavior in typical and delayed infants. (POSTER) 41st Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting, November 12-16, 2011, Washington, DC. RR27/812.12

Haworth, J.L., Kokkoni, E., Harbourne, R.T, Stergiou, N. Surrogation analysis reveals development of deterministic structure in the control of posture. (POSTER) 35th annual meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, August 10-13, 2011, Long Beach, CA

Kokkoni, E., Cignetti, F., Haworth, J.L., Harbourne, R.T., Stergiou, N. Eight-month-old infants are able to disregard altered somatosensory information to maintain a stable sitting posture: Preliminary evidence. (POSTER) North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity conference, June 9-11, 2011, Burlington, VT

Haworth, J.L., Cignetti, F., Kokkoni, E., Harbourne, R.T., Stergiou, N., Beneficial effect of perceptual-motor intervention with surface vibrations on postural function of infants with cerebral palsy. (POSTER) North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity conference, June 9-11, 2011, Burlington, VT

Kokkoni, E., Haworth, J.L, Stergiou, N. Discriminant function analysis to predict the time course of sitting development in infants. (POSTER) 40th Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting, November 13-17, 2010, San Diego, CA. BBB9/687.19

Kokkoni, E., Dempsey, J., Harbourne, R.T., Kelly-Vance, L., Ryalls, B., Stergiou, N. Developing sitting postural control and play in children with cerebral palsy. (POSTER) North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity conference, June 10-12, 2010, Tucson, AR

Kokkoni, E., Kyvelidou, A., Harbourne, R.T., Stergiou, N. Correlation dimension can describe infant sitting postural development. (POSTER) International Conference of Infant Studies, March 10-14, 2010, Baltimore, MA. 2-004 (8)

Kyvelidou, A., Kokkoni, E., Harbourne, R.T., Stergiou, N. Development of upper body coordination during sitting in infants with or at risk for cerebral palsy. (POSTER) International Conference of Infant Studies, March 10-14, 2010, Baltimore, MA. 1-010 (29)

Invited Talks

"Merging assistive technology and environmental enrichment to enhance self-mobility and spatial exploration in children with motor delays". Dept. of Psychology Developmental Seminar, UC Riverside, October 2018, Riverside, CA

“Where technology meets training: Development and application of supported enriched environments to promote social mobility”. Cognitive Science Colloquium Series, University of Delaware, April 2017, Newark, DE

“Learn to move, move to learn: Pediatric assistive and rehabilitative technology”. Easterseals Disability Services (Delaware & Maryland’s Easter Shore). May 2015, New Castle, DE

“I want it all and I want it now: Creating pediatric assistive technology that behaves like a kid”. Schreiber Pediatric Rehabilitation Center. January 2015, Lancaster, PA

“I want it all and I want it now: Creating pediatric assistive technology that behaves like a kid”. Legislation Independence Family Education annual conference. January 2015, Dover, DE

“Learn to move, move to learn: Pediatric assistive and rehabilitative technology”. Early Childhood Assistive Technology Demonstration workshop. University of Delaware's Center for Disabilities Studies. December 2014, Newark, DE

“I want it all and I want it now: Creating pediatric assistive technology that behaves like a kid”. Family Support and Healthcare Alliance Delaware meeting. May 2014, New Castle, DE

“pWREX+: An exoskeleton for intervention in infants with upper motor dysfunction”. Biomechanics and Movement Science Program Seminar, University of Delaware, November 2012, Newark, DE