AzTAP provides customized small and large group trainings on a wide range of AT topics. Formats include face to face presentations, hands-on workshops and webinars.
Please complete the online registration form for our trainings and events. Space may be limited!
Assisted Walking for Young Children with Complex Challenges Workshop
Wednesday, October 19, 2016; 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm; AzTAP office, 300 W. Clarendon Avenue, Suite 475, Phoenix AZ 85013
This is a FREE interactive workshop that will demonstrate the new mobility equipment that is available for short term loans from AzTAP. Criteria for selection of children, as well as tips for correctly adjusting the fit for each child will be covered. The workshop will be presented by Gayle Wiens, a pediatric physical therapist and AT specialist with 33 years in pediatric practice. See flyer for more information.
Registration is free, but space is limited.
UPDATE: This event is now full! Please call our office at 602.728.9534 if you have any questions.
Make & Take, DIY Workshops Series
Just in time for the holidays, join us for a series of make-n-take workshops. Learn how to make a switch or how to switch adapt battery operated toys.
Registration for each workshop is limited to 12 people. Cost is $25 (and includes the toy or switch and all the supplies needed to adapt it). Payment is due in advance to guarantee registration!
All workshops will take place at the AzTAP office, 300 W. Clarendon Avenue, Suite 475, Phoenix Arizona 85013
Please register here. Once you have registered, you will be contacted with information about how to submit your payment.
DIY Workshop #1 – Switch-Adapt a Simple Plush Toy
In this workshop you will be adapting a mainstream, battery-operated toy by placing a switch cable in parallel with the original switch, allowing the toy to be operated by a variety of alternative switches that could be plugged into a cable. See flyer for more information.
Tuesday, November 15th, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm – or – Wednesday, November 16th, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
DIY Workshop #2 – Make a Switch
In this workshop you will be creating 3 different switches. You will be making (1) a stuffed animal switch, (2) converting an an Answer button into a switch, and (3) creating a Thumb Switch using PVC and a simple push button switch. See flyer for more information.
Thursday, November 17th, 9:00 am – 12:00 NOON – or – Thursday, November 17th, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
DIY Workshop #3 – Switch-Adapt a Simple Remote Control Toy
In this workshop you will be adapting a simple mainstream, battery-operated remote control car by placing a switch cable in parallel with the switch that operates the remote control unit, allowing the toy to be operated by a variety of alternative switches that could be plugged into the cable. See flyer for more information.
Tuesday, December 6th, 9:00 am – 12:00 NOON – or – Tuesday, December 6th, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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Information and Communication Accessibility Webcasts
Interested in learning how to make electronic communication accessible? The Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP) has and ICT Accessibility Training Portal featuring both live training webinars and archived training webinar videos. Click here to get to get to the webinar page. From there you will be able to get to both the webcasts and to newsletter.
For links to specific webinar topics, see below:
*When you register for a webinar, you will receive a separate email with connection and login instructions.
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