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Posts By Beth Bakke Stenehjem

EMMA – a wearable invention that could change the life of someone with tremors

There is a new program on the BBC entitled “The Big Life Fix” which pairs an inventor with someone in need to tackle real life problems.  The first episode featured Emma Lawton, a graphic designer who suffers from Parkinson’s disease with inventor Haiyan Zhang.  In the past Haiyan worked on a cutlery product for people […]

A new “Gizmo” for people who may wander, and it’s available from Verizon!

Are you looking for a GPS device that will assist someone who has Alzheimer’s, autism, or a tramatic brain injury that will work also as a phone? The GizmoPal 2 watch from Verizon might be a possible solution. I met a woman at the State Capitol’s Disabilities Day who had purchased the GizmoPal 2 watch […]

It feels a little like coming home!

  Hi, my name is Beth Bakke Stenehjem and I am the newest AT Consultant in the Mandan Office.  For the past 14 ½ years, I have been the director of the ND FFA Foundation.  While I loved this position, I was ready for a change and leapt at the chance to be part of the […]