Today’s the day we celebrate and share how assistive technology makes a difference every day for most everyone.
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.
According to a 2015 survey of individuals with disabilities, 46% of respondents describe their online job application experience as “difficult to impossible.”
Free AT webinars from around the web, compiled by the Accessible Technology Coalition. September’s list of free webinars is not overwhelming, for once. Pre-registration required for many.
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 Outdated.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