Assistive Technology

Info Session for Disability Professionals in the Okanagan February 15, 2019

Whether you’re new to Makers Making Change (new window), or if you’ve been involved before, Mindy Rollins will be hosting an info session so you can learn about the features of our new website, and hear about recent additions to our open source library as well as new projects in development. Learn maker skills like […]

Assistive Technology Resource Fair February 12, 2019

Assistive Technology (AT) can provide access and opportunity for people with all disabilities. This resource fair will highlight ways that AT can be used to allow full access and inclusion for all! The Resource Fair will include: Panel discussion from self-advocates on using AT Resource tables: state agencies and organizations that support individuals with disabilities […]

University of Calgary IEEE LipSync Buildathon February 12, 2019

Our second LipSync Buildathon of 2019 will be held in Calgary, Alberta. IEEE at the University of Calgary will be hosting a build with 20 Makers at the Maker Multiplex on February 12, 2019 from 9:30am to 4pm. There will be 10 spots for individual Makers and 10 spots where people can work together to […]

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February 7, 2019 Makers Making Change Update: Survey Results

We want to share the results of two recent surveys: the Low Tech AT Survey and the UBC LipSync Survey. Low Tech AT Survey The majority of total respondents reported working in healthcare, including OTs and AT Specialists. Over a third were based in the US. Target demographics were those with compromised mobility, those lacking agility and […]

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