Can heavy duty cardboard be Assistive Technology for a young child?
February 3, 2016
PBS Newshour Video on Using Adaptive Materials
For Children with Disabilities, Making The World A Custom Fit Out of Cardboard MacArthur fellow Alex Truesdell sees a world of possibilities in a simple piece of cardboard. At her Adaptive Design Association, cardboard furniture, play items and learning tools are built for children with disabilities to help them realize their potential. She builds a customized chair with readily available and really sturdy triple-ply cardboard. Broadcast: January 6, 2016 at 6:15 PM EST (length 6:57)