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.
PIAT is training physical and occupational therapists to build fast, affordable seating and other customized solutions–entirely from cardboard–for children ages birth to six.
Free AT webinars from around the web, compiled by the Accessible Technology Coalition.
AT makers are empowering young children to get upright and active!
Essential tools and materials, generously shared by AT in NH Director Therese Willkomm, Ph.D.
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).
Thanks to the QIAT Listserv community for these recommendations and also Heidi Givens via Twitter!
Free AT webinars from around the web, compiled by the Accessible Technology Coalition. There are 17 free webinars in October. Nothing scary about that!
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.