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We are a community of people who leverage, make and support the use of open source assistive technologies.

McInnes Cooper and Law Students Adapt Toys for IWK Children’s Hospital

November 24, 2022 | Categories: Partner Highlight, Buildathon, News
Every year, McInnes Cooper hosts a volunteer event for incoming law students at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. This year, the corporate…

First Look: OpenAT 3D Printed Toy

October 27, 2022 | Categories: News
We’ve been talking a lot about toy hacking recently as part of our #HackingForTheHolidays campaign. Earlier this summer, we introduced our OpenAT 3D Printed Toy project…

Families Make Toys Accessible at Brampton Library

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.…

Hacking for the Holidays

October 19, 2022 | Categories: News
Help Us Adapt 500 Toys for Kids With Disabilities This Holiday Season! We are excited to announce our #HackingForTheHolidays event series and fundraising campaign. Over…

Winnipeg Students Make Switches and Adapted Toys at North Forge Build

October 6, 2022 | Categories: Education, success story, Buildathon, News
On Tuesday, we hosted another great Youth Making Change build event in Winnipeg, Manitoba with the help of our partners and sponsors, North Forge, Women…

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2022 | Categories: News
Today we observe the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. On September 30th of each year, we honour the Survivors of residential schools and remember…

AT Banter Interview With Director of Innovation Chad Leaman

September 7, 2022 | Categories: News
Our Director of Innovation Chad Leaman joined the podcast AT Banter to discuss 3D printing and the impact on assistive technology. Listen to the podcast

We’re Hiring!

August 24, 2022 | Categories: News
We’re hiring! We have openings on the Makers Making Change team across Canada: Engineering Intern, Canada Community Admin, Burnaby, BC Outreach Intern, British Columbia Outreach…

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…