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Neil Squire is working to minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-19 for the health and safety of clients, staff, and their communities, by following direction from the Provincial Health Officer and WorkSafe BC.
Paper agendas are a great way to stay organized, but for a lot of students, working with paper is not always ideal. App-based agendas are much more accessible, and they give students with learning disabilities the ability to take advantage of built in features such as speech-to-text, text-to-speech, etc.
Garry Bartsch is an inventor like his father before him. “That’s in my blood, I guess. I’ve always liked drawing things, and I’ve always liked designing things, and it’s been a hobby — it’s enjoyable, but it’s also useful to me.”
As a C5-C6 quadriplegic, 3D printing gives Garry an avenue to create.
“I have more confidence in myself and my abilities,” says Alison, who landed a position at the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association.
Fisayo works with a non-profit organization that promotes inclusion and assists immigrants. “I am paraplegic which means I have mobility challenges, and need a functional and light wheelchair to get around at work,” she explains.
Thanks to our partners at the New Brunswick Premier’s Council on Disabilities and National AccessAbility Week, Makers Making Change held a number successful builds in Fredericton, New Brunswick.
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