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“We Have Solutions!” Podcast Featuring Courtney Cameron

February 25, 2022 | Categories: News
Episode 2 of Neil Squire AT Help Desk‘s podcast, “We Have Solutions!” has released today. On today’s podcast episode they are joined by Courtney Cameron.…

Makers Making Change Donates Dice Spinners to Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation

Makers Making Change has donated 10 dice spinners to the Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The dice spinner is a switch…

A Look at Our New Chapters

February 23, 2022 | Categories: Chapter Highlight
We wanted to introduce you to three of our new chapters — the Open Access Resource Centre (OARC) in Winnipeg, Manitoba; EAST at Nettleton STEAM…

Lucas and Olivia 3D Print Assistive Devices for Recreational Therapy

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…

Join Neil Squire R&D’s Focus Group Study and Earn $150

February 10, 2022 | Categories: News
Do you have a disability? Have you ever had to contact 911? If so, we could use your help. Our Research and Development team is…

Five Years Ago Today: Access Makeathon

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

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…

2021 Year in Review

January 13, 2022 | Categories: Feature Blog, News
As we dive headfirst into 2022, we wanted to take a look back at 2021. It was a great year for Makers Making Change. Over…

Make:able Challenge Seeking Adult Participants

January 11, 2022 | Categories: Event, News, Partner Highlight
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…