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Join us at 2017 The Arc of NM Annual Conference

Join us at the 2017 The Arc of NM Annual Conference. The Conference will be held both Friday, June 16th and Saturday, June 17th. Our session, “Affordable, Custom Assistive Technologies”, will be held at 11:15 – 12:15 in rooms Enchantment … Continue reading

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NOW available: DIY AT tutorials!

Instructions for the Kits (DIY Privacy Stand, DIY Easy Stylus, DIY Easy Grip and DIY Tablet Stand) provided at our Assistive Technology workshops are now available! Check out our Do-It-Yourself Custom Assistive Technologies page!  We plan to add more tutorials. … Continue reading

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NM Science Fiesta 2017

Help 505access Lighten Up! the NM Science Fiesta on May 20th, 2017!  Look for us inside the NM Museum of Natural History & Science. See you at the Museum! Cheers, –Alice

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ATC17!

THANK YOU for your enthusiasm at our ATC17 sessions! We are taking e-textiles to new heights in the world of AT. As mentioned, we are actively looking at how we can work with local sewing and fiber arts guilds to … Continue reading

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Consider Keeping That Mobility “Miracle” to Yourself

New Mobility magazine has yet another GREAT article: Consider Keeping That Mobility “Miracle” to Yourself. There are many amazing inventors and researchers who have the best of intentions when they develop their concept into reality — hoping to help people … Continue reading

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Thanks for visiting us at Farmington Public Library!

THANKS to everyone who helped us set up, visited and helped us pack up our BRIGHT corner of the Farmington Public Library!

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Join us in Farmington, NM this Saturday!

We’re joining other Makers from the Four Corners area to give you ideas of outrageously fun projects to make for the Holidays and beyond! We’ll be at the Farmington Public Library from 11am to 1pm on Saturday, November 5th. Look … Continue reading

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Featured Instructable!

Today, one of our assistive technology (AT), Easy, Inexpensive AND Accessible Stylus, is featured in the Technology section on Instructables! We have been showing attendees at our AT workshops in New Mexico how to make this and other devices for … Continue reading

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Lighten Up! Workshop Series

From the displays of projects in our Lighten Up! Outreach workshops around New Mexico, we received a lot of interest for workshops to help others Lighten Up! more advanced projects.  Our first series of Introductory (October 8th), Intermediate (October 15th) and … Continue reading

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FREE Workshop in Deming, NM

Join 505access in Deming, NM on September 16th, 2016 as we share ideas of how to make or customize assistive technologies (AT). The Arc Down Syndrome New Mexico Fund is sponsoring a Workshop for people with Down Syndrome or the … Continue reading

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