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AUCD: Poster Symposium: Assistive and Accessible Technology: Maker Movement Manifesto: Navigating New Pathways to Enhance Access to Assistive Technology


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Suzanne Milbourne, PhD, Researcher
Center for Disabilities Studies, UCEDD/LEND


Across the country maker moments abound, many focused on propelling technology production. However, this approach has immediate benefit for the disability community. Learn about how a federally funded model demonstration program and a group of university students partner to implement a maker-movement called "fabricATe" - so that curious and creative people who enjoy learning love sharing what they can do and individuals with disabilities can participate in everyday life activities.

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