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Posts Tagged ‘project unicorn’

Celebrating Unicorns for Limb Loss Awareness Month

This is the Amputee Coalition’s eighth year celebrating limb loss and limb difference during the month of April. We acknowledge it every year, but this year we thought it would be a great time to bring back our ongoing conversation about how limb differences and limb loss are a chance to celebrate our community of…

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Biodegradable Glitter Partnership for Born Just Right

It is so exciting to bring Born Just Right into new partnerships and our latest is super shiny. Ever since Jordan invented Project Unicorn, we’ve heard the concerns about the pollution caused by glitter. I started researching on biodegradable options. There are a couple of companies working on environmentally-friendly products but there’s only one that…

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Sharing a Design Story with #AIGAdesign

This morning, Jordan has a chance to tell her story of creating Project Unicorn and learning how design can enhance her life and the lives of many other kids. She and I are attending the national AIGA Design Conference in Minneapolis. She is giving a presentation during a symposium called The Impact of Inclusion. Jordan…

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Find Jordan in American Girl Magazine

After years and years of enjoying her American Girl dolls, American Girl books and leading a huge campaign on Change.org to encourage American Girl to consider adding limb difference options to its Truly Me doll line, Jordan is now in the September/October 2017 magazine. A while back this summer, Jordan had a chance to tell…

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Superhero Cyborgs Assemble Once Again

In one day, eight kids turned themselves into the ultimate superhero upgrades this weekend in the Boston area. It’s amazing to see what we were able to do in one day. With the support of an amazing group of organizations, eight kids gathered at Canopy City in Somerville, Massachusetts to learn how to bring design…

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Superhero Cyborgs is Back for One Day

Get your superhero brainstorming helmets on! Born Just Right is teaming up with KIDmob and Helping Hands Foundation to host a one-day mini-Superhero Cyborgs camp to introduce the concepts Jordan used that led to Project Unicorn! We are crazy excited. Here’s the plan. Many kids and families have a chance to attend the Helping Hands…

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Project Unicorn Meets Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino

It seems like Jordan has created a craze that is traveling across the country. Unicorns are the BEST! And apparently, if you were a unicorn, you would taste like the combination of mango and sour blue raspberry. That’s what Starbucks did with its Unicorn Frappuccino. It’s a fun and brightly colored drink that is only…

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So Many Wonderful Project Unicorn Videos

As Jordan and I try to settle down into a new normal of talking about sparkle-shooting prosthetics every day, we are overwhelmed by the number of awesome videos that came out this past week on social media. I figured I would share them here so we can remember them for years to come. (This site is…

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See How the Latest Project Unicorn Works

In all the craziness of the last couple of weeks, I realized we haven’t actually shown you how the latest version of Project Unicorn works! Jordan had a chance to do an interview with a kids news app called News-O-Matic. We had so much fun talking to the reporter, Ryan, that we decided we would…

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Shifting the Focus on Inclusive Design

A big reason Jordan encouraged me to work on transitioning Born Just Right from a community to a non-profit community came from a huge realization. As Jordan learned more about design this past year, the more we saw how a lot of the inclusive design world is supported by typically able engineers and designers. There…

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