Spotlight on Assistive Technology
Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services presents a series of one-day trainings on assistive technology. Topics, presenters and dates are listed below. For additional details, (including registration details, times and locations) see flyer:
- Tony Vincent – IPads in the Classroom – January 13, 2015
- Penny Reed – Assistive Technology Assessment – May 6, 2015
Vision Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Expo (VRATE)
November 4, 2014, 9 am – 4 pm: Phoenix Convention Center (South Building), 33 South 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ
For those looking for information and help with vision or vision/hearing problems, VRATE will have about 20 speakers and 50 exhibitors presenting information and products. This is a “FREE” event. For current information, go to http://www.vrate.org.
AAC in the Desert – Emergent Reading, Writing, AAC and Apps!
February 17-19, 2015; Disability Empowerment Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Three days of learning, sharing and fun focusing on students with significant disabilities, including students who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). For more information and registration, see flyer.
PRC Workshop – SALI (Strategies for Access & Language Integration)
March 3, 2015: Communication & Technology Interventions for Children with Multiple Disabilities
Through demonstration, video example and hands on experience, participants explore eye gaze technology, infrared sensing (headtracking), joystick and alternative mouse control, touch access, single and multiple switch control for AAC devices. The workshop is presented by David Kay, M.Ed., OTR, and will be held in Gilbert, AZ. For information about the workshop, presenter and registration, see flyer.