You’re Just a Hackathon Away from Being Someone’s Hero To register for this event email [email protected]

If you are like most people, you have probably never seriously considered inventing anything.

But it is possible, and just imagine if you did…what if you actually invented a product that made life better for kids with disabilities?

It can happen at a Hatch Hackathon.

What’s a Hatch Hackathon? Hackathons are life-changing workshops. They are creative meetings where people try to solve a problem together.

Organisers describe a problem, then guests try to solve it with ideas and suggestions for new products or devices.

What problem are we solving? One that is far too common for kids with disabilities: how do you use a toilet not designed for you? Disability toilets do exist but are usually for adults with some level of independence. That means ‘accessible’ toilets are often inaccessible for kids. Let’s see if we can solve this.

Can I come? Of course! Hackathons are completely free and open to everyone. One of the best things about them is that they involve people with all sorts of backgrounds and experience: parents, professionals, students and senior citizens.

Different perspectives lead to a ton of ideas, and that’s what makes Hackathons so exciting.

So, where and when? Thursday 8th October 2015 James Leckey Design, 19C Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, BT28 2SA 7pm - 9pm PIZZA PROVIDED

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