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Disability History Week: A History of Prosthetic Users

In honor of Disability History Week, Where it’s AT has decided to look back and see the historical impact Assistive Technology (AT) has had on the disability community. AT can be found broadly across history and covers such a wide scope of environmental adaptation that a blog covering it all simply isn’t feasible. As such,…

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AT For Disaster Preparedness

Times are uncertain across the world, but Californians in particular are managing a whole host of emergency situations in tandem with one another. As we all find ourselves grappling with the global pandemic and all of its fallout, some are seeking refuge from wildfires and some are contending with Public Safety Power Shut-offs (PSPS’s) or…

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How to Navigate Zoom as a Meeting Host

If you are like most Californians, you might be finding yourself participating in your community in a much more “virtual” capacity. In a previous blog, How to Navigate Zoom as a Meeting Attendee, we shared some tips and tricks on accessing Zoom as an attendee If you find yourself wondering how to host a meeting…

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Accessing AT for Mobility

Amber, a woman living in Northern California, sustained a fracture in her right foot. During her recovery, she was given crutches and instructed to not bear weight on her injured foot. She contacted FREED Center for Independent Living to learn if there were other devices that could help improve her mobility besides crutches. Through Ability…