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

March 17th is World Create Day

March 8, 2018 | Categories: Event
March 17th is World Create Day: a day when hackers and makers get together in their communities to collaborate on projects for social change. Our Makers Making Change…

Meet the Makers Making Change Project Manager

March 1, 2018 | Categories: Maker Spotlight
We are pleased to introduce Zee Kesler, our Makers Making Change (opens in a new window) Project Manager. Zee calls herself a Maker Educator. She…

CTV’s Your Morning Featuring the LipSync

February 19, 2018 | Categories: News
Tech expert Avery Swartz showed off the LipSync on CTV’s Your Morning today. Watch it here: 

Building LipSyncs with Neil Squire Solutions

February 15, 2018 | Categories: Buildathon, Event
Building LipSyncs In late January, the Neil Squire Solutions team worked with the Makers Making Change team to build some LipSyncs. Many of them were…

85 Students Attended the Acadia University LipSync Buildathon

February 8, 2018 | Categories: Buildathon
We had a wonderful time at the Acadia University LipSync Buildathon on February 1st. It was a day of teamwork and learning as scores of…

ATIA Maker Day

February 1, 2018 | Categories: Event
The ATIA conference has been on for nearly 20 years, but this is the first time it includes an ATIA Maker Day. It’s a great…

2017: The Year in Review

December 21, 2017 | Categories: News
What a fantastic year it has been. We started off with the Access Makeathon, a 48-hour challenge where Makers worked together to create innovative assistive…

The Youngest Person to Build a LipSync

December 14, 2017 | Categories: Buildathon, Maker Spotlight
We were in Calgary last weekend for a buildathon with STEM Learning Lab. Around 25 West Island College students attended to help out, of whom…

We Fixed 67 LipSyncs

December 7, 2017 | Categories: Event
On Monday, December 4th, we were at Vancouver Hack Space to repair a few LipSyncs. “A few” turned out to be 67: that’s how many…