Suria Nordin is a member of PATF’s Generic Smart Home Technology project Advisory Committee. When Suria was injured a few years ago, her husband Kirby Smith began researching ways to adapt generic smart technology to give Suria more independence in their home. They were so successful that they launched SunKirb Ideas, a company that focuses on identifying, adapting, and installing affordable products that make people’s homes “smarter” and provide them greater independence.

As part of the Generic Smart Home Technology project funded by the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council, we visited Suria and her smart home with film students from the Academies at Roxborough to create this short video showcasing how Suria is using her technology to increase her independence at home and at work.

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