Meet the Mentors

TRC mentors are individuals who have gone through the technology implementation process and wish to help others on their tech solution journeys. Provider mentors are champions for technology use within their organizations and have first-hand experience in finding, funding, and facilitating technology solutions which not only provide increased independence for individuals, but also assist in … Continue reading Meet the Mentors

Propelling a Technology Movement: An Interview with Disability Cocoon Founder, Dustin Wright

Having started a remote support company nearly 14 years ago, Dustin Wright, founder of Disability Cocoon, is no stranger to the disability services landscape. His new venture, Disability Cocoon—a disability technology catalyst organization, is bringing the disability community together through events like technology festivals (or conferences). Dubbed by Dustin as a “traveling roadshow”, Tech: Festivals … Continue reading Propelling a Technology Movement: An Interview with Disability Cocoon Founder, Dustin Wright

“It’s Been Good for Me”: Angie’s Story

Angie talks about her choice to live independently

Interview reprinted with permission from Impact, a newsletter published by the Institute on Community Integration (UCEDD), and the Research and Training Center on Community Living and Employment (RTC-CL), University of Minnesota. Originally published on the TRC blog, “Putting a Plan Together for Independent Living” walks readers through Angie’s experience with technology use to maintain her … Continue reading “It’s Been Good for Me”: Angie’s Story

Advocating for Technology Supports

An Interview with Lauren Ireland Recently, we were able to sit down for an interview with Lauren Ireland to discuss technology and how it plays a role in her daily life. Lauren lives in Minneapolis, MN and her home is licensed for supportive community-based services. At 30 years old,  Lauren has had access to and … Continue reading Advocating for Technology Supports