Gleaned from the AT Makers' Fair and a presentation by Joan Marcoux, Communication Access Specialist with the NH's Dept of Health and Human Services
The AT maker movement took a decisive step forward last month when leaders came together to share projects and approaches and remind us all to keep thinking outside the marketplace!
This is a terrific opportunity to learn from AT maker-movement leaders and get hands-on (while earning CEUs)!
Tools to help communities mobilize AT maker-volunteers for children and adults with disabilities
At the back of the exposition hall, 3D printers hummed, corrugated plastic was folded and taped, and soldering irons lent a whiff of molten alloy to the air.
Mark your calendar! Spend the day learning all about AT making from maker thought-leaders at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH
Thanks to Shawna Hanson of MonTECH, the Montana state AT program, for this post about her foray into the wonderful world of custom printed gadgets!
Last year, FAAST gave away 10-15 switch-controlled toys for children with disabilities. This year, they expect to provide many dozens more toys to kids they serve while decreasing their spending. What's their secret?
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.