NextFab has partnered with Inglis to host an Accessibility Hackathon at our South Philly makerspace!
In this one-day marathon of creative problem solving, participants will join Occupational Therapists, Adaptive Tech Professionals, and technical experts to help solve real-world problems encountered by disabled residents of Inglis House.
We’re challenging ourselves to design and prototype solutions to challenges that range from designing better call bells and feeding systems, to hacking wheelchairs to make them easier and safer to drive, to dreaming up new devices that make everyday activities a little easier.
No experience is necessary; you need only bring your creativity and can-do attitude. If you have experience with coding, fabrication, or accessibility design, that’s a huge bonus, and we need your help!
Come prepared for a full day of challenging fun and prototyping! NextFab is a workshop, so appropriate attire is required – long pants and closed-toe shoes. We will provide basic instruction on use safe use of the tools, and hands-on technical help from engineers, expert fabricators, and adaptive tech professionals. This event is open to the public, aged 18+.