Today’s the day we celebrate and share how assistive technology makes a difference every day for most everyone.
We’d love to read and publish your words of affection for your favorite devices.
A power wheelchair was recently donated to REquipment, the durable medical equipment (DME) reuse program in Massachusetts. Inside the pocket was an anonymous note intended for the next user.
Thank you, Ability Tools (the California AT Program) for this wonderful interview with Angela Madsen (originally published a year ago). Madsen died last month pursuing her dream to cross the Pacific (from California to Hawaii) a journey she’d completed with a partner in 2014.
These poems are an important reminder that AT is a very personal decision.
Thank you to the Maryland AT Program (MDTAP) for permission to share their post on the just-released braille version of the popular card game UNO.
Andrew Solomon’s celebrated book–Far from the Tree–is now a movie! Read our interview with Leah Smith, a featured parent, about her tools and broader insights for parenting with dwarfism and parenting in general.
Thanks to Erin Swann, ATP, of the Maryland Technology Assistance Program for these assistive technology (AT) resources for ALS, Cerebral Palsy and more.
AT makers are empowering young children to get upright and active!
MIT hosted its fourth-annual ATHack-a-thon this spring at their Beaver Works makerspace facility in Cambridge Massachusetts. The event gives MIT students one day to create a prototype solution …