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3D printer technology gives girl her hand back

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Invention education allows students to examine real-world problems and come up with solutions. In this lesson, a group of young college students created a 3D prosthetic hand for a four-year old girl so she could play with her sisters and ride her scooter. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Build empathy with stories about disabilities

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Are you an empathetic person? Use these stories about individuals with disabilities, all conceived of, filmed and edited by middle and high school students, to…read more

Inventions: How do innovation and design help people with disabilities?

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Students will learn about the role of inventions in improving accessibility for people with disabilities and create a paper or cardboard prototype of their own invention. Continue reading

Student’s wheelchair challenge makes Texas school accessible

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A student’s wish to make his school more wheelchair-accessible raised money and awareness for the cause in his community and inspired others across the country. Continue reading

Deaf artist explores social dimensions of sound

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Christine Sun Kim, a sound artist who has been deaf since birth, is creating installations that explore our relationship to sound. Continue reading

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