What We Do
We create low-cost or no-cost custom adaptations for people with disabilities in a landscape of expensive and non-custom commercial products.
We make this happen using
accessible cardboard building techniques in our workshop space and with the help of donors
We seek to share what we know through courses and presentations about adaptive design and cardboard building, as well as hosting field trips and internship opportunities.
We also encourage schools and organizations to send motivated students for intensive study.
We encourage everyone to design and build user-specific adaptations. We wholeheartedly support the founding of similar organizations and non-profits around the world. We partner with local organizations, such as the New York Department of Education to effect community change.
Upcoming Courses + Events
Join the ADA team, on December 1st, 2020 for any (or all!) of three design challenge workshops, using materials you probably have at home, to celebrate the day. Don't miss this cardboard carpentry experience in adaptive making!
#givingtuesday design challege workshop
Book a session for your group today! Beginning with a virtual guided tour of our studio, groups meet our fabricators for an in-depth look into how complex custom adaptations are built as well as build their own cardboard creations. Contact to learn more.