It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But let’s not pretend like buying gifts for everyone on your list isn’t stressful. Since we don’t live in a universally designed world (yet – I have hope!), buying gifts for your loved ones with disabilities can be challenging, so I’ve complied a list of gifts thatContinue reading “Accessible Gift Guide – Toys, Games & Arts and Crafts”
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Universally Designed: Pumpkin Carving
It’s finally Fall! This is my favorite season and it is already flying by so fast. One of my favorite traditions is carving pumpkins, so I wanted to pass along a few tips and tricks to make pumpkin carving more universally designed. Remember – universal design is a process, not an end goal; the ideaContinue reading “Universally Designed: Pumpkin Carving”
ABCs of OT
Every year on Instagram, Shannen Marie (@shannenmarie_ot) hosts an ABCs of OT challenge to advocate for our profession. The idea is that you post an OT word everyday that starts with each letter of the alphabet to educate on all the wonderful things an OT can do. I participated this year on my Instagram (@hamlinconsulting) with an assistive technology twist! I wanted to compile all the posts in one place, so here it is!
Mental Health and Assistive Technology
As the month wraps up, I wanted to start a discussion on the dynamic between assistive technology and mental health. It’s a great opportunity to highlight how assistive technology can work as both a means and an end to support mental health.