Articles about Appropriate Paper-based Technology.
A mixed methodology pilot study to evaluate the impact of postural support, constructed via appropriate paper-based technology (APT), on the participation and quality of life of young children with cerebral palsy of gross motor function classification levels IV and V (GMFCS) in Kenya.
Barton C, Lindoewood R, Benbow S, Johnson C, Samia P, Chege D, Kiragu T
Thinking outside the cardboard box insights from a course to train rural Kenyans to make postural support devices from appropriate paper-based technology (APT) for children with cerebral palsy.
Rachel Lindoewood, Ceri Bracegirdle, Pauline Samia, Jean Westmacott & Paul Lindoewood
Radio interview with trustee Cath Barton and Deb May after the training trip February 2022
Recycle for Rehab - supports people with disabilities living in low resource settings by promoting the use of APT and providing training to produce items. It also allows practitioners to share expertise, showcase their products, share templates with others round the world.
The Potter's House CBO - Equips families and communities in Njoro, Kenya with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to become self-sufficient and end the cycle of poverty. Provides children with disabilities with APT equipment.
APTERS - an organization based in Lusaka, Zambia producing APT mobility aids for children with disabilities. The workshop also makes various papier mâché products as well as home and school furniture.
L'Arche Kenya - use Appropriate Paper-based Technology (APT) to convert cartons into disability rehabilitation assistive devices.