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Volunteers on PEI Learn to Customize Toys for People With Disabilities

January 24, 2023 | Categories: Feature Blog, Event, News, Education, success story
  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by CBC P.E.I. (@cbcpei) Twelve-year-old Rachel Matheson was taking apart a toy dog, adding a…

2022 Year in Review

January 19, 2023 | Categories: Feature Blog
  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Makers Making Change (@makersmakingchange) As we start off 2023, we wanted to take a…

Thank You for Helping Us Deliver Over 500 Adapted Toys!

December 28, 2022 | Categories: success story, Feature Blog
We did it! Thanks to your support, we have hosted over 100 events, and delivered 649 adapted toys and 952 switches to children with disabilities…

R&D Summer Update

July 27, 2022 | Categories: News, Feature Blog
Over the summer, our Research and Development team has been hard at work on a variety of projects. Here’s a rundown of some of the…

Makers Making Change Helps the Movement Centre Provide Their Clients With Affordable AT

May 18, 2022 | Categories: success story, Feature Blog, Partner Highlight
The Movement Centre of Manitoba in Winnipeg specializes in conductive education rehabilitation, working with clients of all ages with neurological motor disorders to learn skills…

Occupational Therapists Making Change

April 27, 2022 | Categories: success story, Feature Blog, News
Makers Making Change Helps Occupational Therapists Find Affordable Assistive Technology Solutions for Their Clients Since Makers Making Change’s inception in 2016, we’ve made it a…

Kerilyn Brings Her Assistive Design Experience to Makers Making Change

March 24, 2022 | Categories: Maker Spotlight, Feature Blog
Fourth year Dalhousie University mechanical engineering student Kerilyn Kennedy is no stranger to assistive design. Last year, she worked with fellow Dalhousie students and members…

Lucas and Olivia 3D Print Assistive Devices for Recreational Therapy

February 23, 2022 | Categories: Feature Blog, Maker Spotlight, success story
Over last summer, University of Alberta students Lucas Plamondon and Olivia Tronchin worked together during their work experience at Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital to print assistive…

Students at Sato Academy Inspired After Taking Part in #ATWorldRecord

January 26, 2022 | Categories: Feature Blog
Sato Academy is a four year STEM high school in Long Beach, California. With about 460 students, students in ninth to 12th grade specialize in…