Volunteers build adaptive equipment for Minn. school district

07/5/2013 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

Retired engineers and woodworking hobbyists build adaptive furniture and equipment for a fraction of commercial costs at a workshop located in a Minnesota school district. Their designs range from a chair with interchangeable parts that adapts to children of all sizes to a laser-guided bowling ball launcher. "We think we produce a better product than we can purchase because we can customize it to the child we are serving," special-ed executive director Ann Casey said.

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