Kevin Michael Caves

Clinical Associate in the Department of Surgery
Clinical Associate in the Department of Medicine
Campus mail 170 Baker House, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-3540
Email address

Technology and Design for People with Disabilities
Assistive Technology
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Rehabilitation Engineering
Computer Technology

Education and Training

  • Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Engineering, Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1988 - 1989
  • M.E., Duke University, 2003
  • B.S.M.E., University of Maryland, College Park, 1987


DeRuyter, Frank, David McNaughton, Kevin Caves, Diane Nelson Bryen, and Michael B. Williams. “Enhancing AAC connections with the world.” Augment Altern Commun 23, no. 3 (September 2007): 258–70.

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Snell, M. E., K. Caves, L. Mclean, J. Rourk, D. Yoder, B. M. Mollica, P. Mirenda, D. Paul-Brown, M. A. Romski, and R. Sevcik. “Concerns regarding the Application of Restrictive “Eligibility” Policies to Individuals Who Need Communication Services and Supports: A Response by the National Joint Committee for the Communication Needs of Persons with Severe Disabilities.” Research and Practice for Persons With Severe Disabilities 28, no. 2 (January 1, 2003): 70–78.

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Caves, K. “Using encoded input strategies to facilitate computer and communication access for individuals with physical disabilities.” Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 7, no. 1 (January 1, 2000): 77–82.

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