Access Moves Fashion Forward!

In her 2017 TedTalk, ‘Why Design Should Include Everyone’, Sinéad Burke (writer, educator, and little person) asks, “who are we not designing for? Design impinges on the clothes that I want to wear. I want garments that reflect my personality. It’s difficult to find in the children’s wear department. And often women’s wear requires far…

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My Navigation Disability is a “Real Thing”

By Jen Mullins, BS, CTRS, MATP Staff When I present about Assistive Technology (AT), I usually talk about some of AT that I personally use.  One of my most used (and loved) AT is Global Positioning System or GPS . I have a disability that impacts my ability to navigate.  When I walk, bike, drive,…

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AT for Frozen Treats in the Summer Heat!

Up close picture of a waffle cone holding ice cream.

By Jen Mullins, BS, CTRS, MATP Staff The weather where I live in lower Michigan has been fairly hot lately (or at least, hotter than I would like!)  Frozen treats seem to help with cooling down, but sometimes aren’t the easiest to access. Typical ice cream scoops require a good amount of upper body strength,…

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Telehealth: More Access to What We Need

Hold screen featuring the image of a doctor. Text: You are the next patient to see Rebecca Beach-Beyer, Family Physician.

By Jen Mullins, BS, CTRS, MATP Staff Earlier this year, I had an experience that I think many of us have had: I was home sick with a cold/virus/etc. and couldn’t get an appointment with my regular doctor (not that I really felt up to leaving my home to drive to the doctor & sit…

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