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May 2013


AgrAbility in Georgia's make and take projects.Georgia AgrAbility hosted Rapid Fabrication workshops in Athens, Macon, and Atlanta at the Shepherd Center for occupational and physical therapists.  This "make and take" workshop explored different fabrication tools and materials that can be used to create hundreds of assistive technology solutions in minutes.

Paige Tidwell of Georgia VR was among the participants.A new two day workshop was held in Tifton to train Vocational Rehabilitation counselors about farm culture and what it means to farmers to stay in the occupation they love and how farming can be an opportunity for a new career for someone with a disability. This workshop had a full day of learning inside the classroom as well as a full day of farm tours. VR counselors had the opportunity to experience farm life on a dairy, row crop, and strawberry farm.

Submitted by Cathy Walters