Congratulations to Imagine! employees Meagan Little and Chris Baumgart, who gave a presentation last Friday at Longmont Startup Week on how Imagine! is using Virtual Reality to help prepare individuals we serve for the workforce. This is revolutionary stuff, and the presentation was a huge hit.
In fact, the Longmont Times Call was so impressed they wrote a nice article about the presentation!
Scratch is a free program that allows users to program their own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share their creations with others in the online community. Scratch helps people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century for people of all abilities.
Check out our new electric vehicle charging station at our administrative office in Lafayette. Imagine! is a community based organization, and we rely on our community for our success. That also means we work to be good stewards of our community. By supporting electric vehicles (including some in our vehicle fleet) we’re working toward a cleaner and healthier environment for all!
For almost a decade, Imagine! and the University of Colorado College of Engineering have collaborated to design adaptive technologies to aid increased independence for individuals served by Imagine!. Students work with Imagine! to design assistive technologies that open doors to increased self-reliance. With the fall semester rapidly approaching, Imagine! hosted a meeting to get the semester’s projects started right, discussing new ideas, the best ways to engage students, and more. Attendees included reps from the CU, The Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, and Assistive Tech Instructors from Imagine!.