Paul walks with with the Coffee Crane through his home

Team Paul and the Coffee Crane

“One of the big dreams of my life. . . has been to be able to carry a coffee cup around the house.” Team Paul worked closely with their client to accomplish a simple task. Paul said: “one of the big dreams of my life. . . has been to be able to carry a […]

Assistive Paws

Over the past month, my sister has been volunteering at an organization called Helping Paws, based in Minnesota. Through her, I’ve learned a lot about the world of assistive dogs. Helping Paws is a nonprofit that provides service dogs to those with a physical disability other than loss of vision or blindness. Before talking with […]

On Relearning Life Skills

I have always taken for granted the ability to zip up my coat. I remember in preschool, our classroom had a set of items focused on “practical life skills.” There were stations for buttoning shirts, for lacing shoes, for buckling belts, and for zipping jackets. As a wise and discerning four-year-old, I could not understand […]