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ATU493 – BerkBloom with Shelley Carter

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs. Shelley Carter – Founder and Designer BerkBloom BerkBloom GoFundMe Link: BerkBloom Story: Social Media – search BerkBloom Starkey/OrCam […]

PATTI + RICKY: Online Department Store for People with Disabilities

Here’s what I know: as an individual in a wheelchair, finding something as simple as a coat that works for me is anything but simple.  While most women shop for style, I have to shop for something that fits my short torso, that’s lightweight, and easy to move in.  Shopping for other items (e.g. sweatshirts, […]

Runway of Dreams

Quite some time ago, I wrote a featured article on “Independence Day Clothing”, a clothing line designed for children with autism, developed by a mom of a child with autism.  There is another clothing line I’ve yet to discuss on here called “Runway of Dreams”, which was also developed by a mom of a child […]

Clothing line changes way children with autism get dressed

Zippers, buttons, and tags–oh my!  These features are found on a majority of clothing.  To many, seams and zippers are, well, seams and zippers; but for several children with autism, these are often insurmountable obstacles. Lauren Thierry, the mother of a boy with autism, created the “Independence Day Clothing” line to help children with autism […]