[Athen] Assistive Technology World Record - This Friday December 3rd

Emily S. Lucio eslucio at umd.edu
Thu Dec 2 08:39:28 PST 2021

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Assistive Technology World Record - This Friday December 3rd

[image: Chad Leaman]
Dec 1, 2021 3:17 PM
Chad Leaman

A friendly reminder that you can help put Assistive Technology into the
Guinness World Record this Friday! Take a free ½ hour lesson on demand on
Friday! Here are details:

Ever thought you would get a chance to be part of a *GUINNESS WORLD
RECORDS™* attempt? Here's your big chance! 30 minutes on Dec 3rd is all you
need to help set a *GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS* title for "The most users to
take an online DIY assistive technology lesson in 24 hours."

Neil Squire's Makers Making Change <https://www.makersmakingchange.com>
program is aiming to set an #ATWorldRecord on the UN International Day of
Persons with Disabilities to raise awareness of the need for affordable
assistive technology (AT) solutions for people with disabilities.

Please register now <https://www.atworldrecord.com/> to participate in
breaking a world record.


Participants in our Guinness World Records attempt will learn the following
about DIY Assistive Technology:
*·* How DIY Assistive Technologies fill a gap for many people with
*·* How to use 3D Printing in creating DIY Assistive Technologies.
*·* Where to find more open-source DIY Assistive Devices.
*·* Experiences of people with disabilities using DIY Assistive
*·* How you can get started building DIY Assistive Technologies.

Help to spread the word! Let everyone know that you are participating
WORLD RECORDS *attempt, by sharing the hashtag #ATWorldRecord and having
them register on the website <https://www.atworldrecord.com/>. Once you
have registered, you will receive an email with a link. All you have to do
on December 3rd is click into the lesson and watch the videos. Here is a
sneak peek video <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqZurJ8oQ0A> of what
you'll do to help be a part of making history.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to me.

Thanks for your support,


*Chad Leaman, CAE *

Director of Innovation

*T* 604 473 9363 ext.173 | *M* 604-561-8429 | *F* 604 473 9364

*Neil Squire offices across Canada are continuing to operate via virtual
service delivery and by appointment for in person services.*

400 - 3999 Henning Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5C 6P9

We use Technology, Knowledge, and Passion

to Empower Canadians with Disabilities

*www.neilsquire.ca* <http://www.neilsquire.ca>



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