Thanks to Kim Lathrop, Administrative Assistant for Ability Tools (the California state Assistive Technology Program), for sharing her experience designing assistive technology (AT) with Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM).
Our hearts go out to the people of Puerto Rico today, as they withstand the impact of Hurricane Maria. Yesterday, AT3 News and Tips received this wonderful story from Maria Miranda, Coordinator of the Puerto Rico Assistive Technology Program (PRATP)
Thanks to Christina Mills of Ability Tools for sharing her experience creating an accessible crib and with what happened when she first posted this article five years ago!
This is where disability networks shine. While the needs are daunting, this collaboration–years in the making–is launching online portals for matching assistive technology and durable medical equipment (DME) needs with the inventories of DME “reuse” programs.
As Hurricane Harvey inflicts unprecedented damage on Texas and Louisiana, the national network of State Assistive Technology Programs stands on alert to help individuals with disabilities obtain the durable medical equipment (DME) and AT they need.
Glue guns? Outdated. Soldering? Often unnecessary. If AT makers are “disrupters” to the AT industry, Therese Willkomm is also the disrupter to your AT making
NextFab members and others assembled devices called LipSyncs: innovative, open-source, sip-and-puff joysticks developed by the Neil Squire Society and funded by the Google Foundation.
The Assistive Technology (AT) Maker Movement has arrived! How might we use it? …
John Schimmel, co-founder of DIYability, shows how the future of Maker culture includes makers with disabilities designing for themselves…