- December 8th, TAP held the annual Toys For all Tots on. 75 families were invited by Nationwide Children’s Hospital to come learn how to adapt toys for their own children. Along with teaching families how to adapt toys, over 180 adapted toys were donated.
- On November 15th, 9 Bridgeway Academy therapists and teachers came to OSU for a workshop with TAP. Together they adapted 6 toys that will be integrated into their school programs. Another 9 toys were adapted by the TAP interns and donated to Bridgeway Academy in the next couple months.
- On October 1st, TAP held a workshop with 20 AEP employees and OSU engineering students. The group was able to network with each other and adapt 18 toys in the process.
- TAP held a workshop with 30 teachers, speech language pathologists, and occupational therapists from the Olentangy Local School District on September 16th as part of their Staff Professional Development Day. Over 25 toys were adapted and added to the district’s toy libraries!
- On July 26th, the College of Engineering hosted its annual Grandparent’s Day event for alumni and their grandchildren. TAP was glad to once again host a workshop as one of the activities that they could do together.
- TAP collaborated with the Office of Diversity, Outreach, and Inclusion on July 11th to host a day camp at OSU for rising high school juniors and seniors called TAP Into Engineering. Participants learned about applying to colleges, majoring in engineering, and toy adaptation.
- SciAccess, an accessibility conference held at OSU, was on June 29th and the TAP interns attended to learn about ways of incorporating accessibility into teaching the sciences.
- TAP collaborated with the Office of Diversity, Outreach, and Inclusion on June 28th to host a day camp at OSU for rising high school juniors and seniors called TAP Into Engineering. Participants learned about applying to colleges, majoring in engineering, and toy adaptation.
- On May 13th, TAP held a workshop with new collaborators from AEP, the CHARGE employee group.
- On March 2nd, the TAP team held a workshop at the Hilliard Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Libraries with around 12 students from grades 6-9. The students successfully adapted 5 toys for TAP.
- TAP hosted a workshop with female students from Tri-Valley High School as they visited Ohio State on February 28th. They hoped to implement toy adaptation in their community when they returned home.
- On February 22nd, TAP gave a presentation about toy adaptation and engineering to students in the after-school program at the Main Columbus Metropolitan Library.
- At the Karl Road Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, TAP presented about the toy adaptation process and answered questions from students in their after school program on February 7th.
- Otterbein University and TAP collaborated to offer a workshop for teachers from the Columbus City School District on February 2nd.
- On January 23rd, South-Western City Schools hosted TAP for a workshop with their in-school therapists.