SciWorks Hosts 'Access-Ability' Day To Raise Disability Awareness And Provide Resources

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Day-to-day life can pose some unique challenges for people with disabilities. But new technology is making many activities easier!

SciWorks is hosting a special event to show off new, scientific discoveries that can help people with disabilities.

"Access-ABILITY" Day is designed to raise awareness within the community, provide resources for persons with physical and developmental disabilities, and highlight some of the latest advances in assistive technology.

People at the event can meet miniature horses from a therapeutic riding center and autism service dogs.

The NC Wildlife Resources Commission will also showcase a hunting blind that uses a hydraulic lift and an off-road wheelchair. 

Other exhibitors include ABC of NC Child Development Center, Adaptables Center for Independent Living, Family Support Network of Greater Forsyth, Inspire Stokes County, Sonar Technologies for the Blind, Triad First in Families, and Triad Trackers Wheelchair Basketball. 

The event is happening at SciWorks on Sunday, April 10, from 1 - 5 p.m. It is included with regular museum admission and is free for SciWorks Members.

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