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Families Make Toys Accessible at Brampton Library

October 27, 2022 | Categories: Partner Highlight, Buildathon, Event, News
On Saturday, October 15th, we were pleased to partner with Brampton Library to host a Youth Making Change family build event at their Springdale Branch.…

Adaptive Gaming at the Edmonton Maker Faire

August 10, 2022 | Categories: Event
The Edmonton Maker Faire during K-Days from July 22nd to 24th was a great opportunity to meet many new people and spread the word about…

Five Years Ago Today: Access Makeathon

January 27, 2022 | Categories: History, Event
  Five years ago today we hosted the Access Makeathon. On January 27th, 2017, makers and people with disabilities came together in Vancouver, BC to…

Make:able Challenge Seeking Adult Participants

January 11, 2022 | Categories: News, Partner Highlight, Event
We’re featuring a guest blog from Jason Yeung, the co-founder of PrintLab, talking all about the Make:able competition running now until May 1st, 2022: Hello…

We Set the #ATWorldRecord!

December 30, 2021 | Categories: Event, News
The results are in… and we officially set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the most people to take an online assistive technology lesson…

International Day of Persons With Disabilities Build Events

December 17, 2021 | Categories: Buildathon, Event
Attempting the #ATWorldRecord wasn’t the only thing we were doing on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3rd. We also hosted a…

#ATWorldRecord Wrap-Up

December 9, 2021 | Categories: News, Event
Thank You for Your Support A huge THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our #ATWorldRecord on December 3rd. You helped raise awareness around the need for affordable assistive…

Today is the Day! Let’s Break the #ATWorldRecord Together!

December 3, 2021 | Categories: Event, News
Have you ever been part of a world record? Now’s your chance. We’re under way on our #ATWorldRecord attempt! We need your help TODAY to…

Atlanta Chapter Builds 20 Switches at Georgia OT Conference

November 10, 2021 | Categories: Buildathon, Event, Chapter Highlight
On Sunday, October 17th, the Atlanta Chapter of Makers Making Change, led by Shepherd Center occupational therapist Jasmin Brumby-Smith, closed the Georgia Occupational Therapy Association…