Our podcast explores innovation, equality and creativity across the assistive technology space.
Katie Yonker - User of AAC, Artist and Dancer
Katie Yonker is a user of AAC from Arizona and shares a bit of her story. She's a hip hop dancer, model, and merchandising employee. She discusses her perspectives on AAC, education and a little about her thoughts on Valentines Day 2021.
For more information, visit Katie Yonker's Store: Katie's Krazy Hearts and check out the podcast sponsors: PicSeePal and We Speak AAC.
Dan Philips - Nika Project
Welcome to the first podcast of Lotus & Bananas: A podcast by PicSeePal and We Speak AAC. In this episode, Brandi and Chris sit down with Dan Philips, founder and director of the Tech Resource Center Marin, providing AAC and AT to over 19 school districts in California. Dan discusses a life-altering experience in South Africa that led to co-founding the Nika Project which Chris describes as a “global empire of goodness.” Dan explains the project as a non-profit that “takes tools we were throwing away in the US” to help make an “impactful difference” through “building relationships of trust, transparency, and collaboration around the globe.”
If you're interested in more information, here are a few links for the Nika Project and our sponsors, PicSeePal and We Speak AAC.