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!
Switch-Adapted Toy Workshop – Taking It to the Next Level!
NOTICE: This event is full and registration is CLOSED!
2 Sessions: May 9, 2016 – or – May 10, 2016; 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm; AzTAP Office, 300 W. Clarendon Avenue, Suite 475, Phoenix AZ 85013
Learn how to switch-adapt a simple remote control toy! Switch adapted, battery operated toys have been permanently modified so that a child with a disability can use another switch instead of the toy’s on/off button.
Each session is limited to 12 persons and costs $25 per person (which includes the toy and the items needed to adapt it). See flyer for more details.
Make A Switch Workshop
2 Sessions: May 16, 2016, 9:00 am – 12:00 NOON – or – May 16, 2016, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm; AzTAP Office, 300 W. Clarendon Avenue, Suite 475, Phoenix AZ 85013
NOTICE: This event is full and registration is now CLOSED!
Learn how to make a switch from an Answer Buzzer! A switch is something that people with physical disabilities can use to interact with toys, computers, and household appliances that are otherwise not accessible to them.
Each session is limited to 12 persons and costs $15 per person (which includes 2 Answer Buzzers and the items needed to adapt them). See Flyer for more details.
Assistive Technology Open House: Free and Long Term Loan Devices
May 19, 2016; 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm; AzTAP Office, 300 W. Clarendon Avenue, Suite 475, Phoenix AZ 85013
AzTAP has dozens of Assistive Technology Devices available for FREE or indefinite long-term loan. Devices span various categories of assistive technology, are typically older models or duplicates of items offered by the AzTAP device lending library, and all are in working condition!
Come see our selection of devices, experience items hands-on, and see what you and / or your clients can use. Devices are available on a first come, first serve basis so come early! You can leave with the items you select!
Assistive Technology Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
May 12, 2016; 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), Training Room (2nd Floor), 515 N. 51st Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85043
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!
A day-long workshop designed specifically for persons working with individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) and sponsored jointly by AzTAP, RSA and the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACDHH). Discussions and presentations covering service delivery sensitivity, communication preferences, DHH assistive technology, telecommunications, best practice considerations. Vendors and assistive technology equipment displays will also be on hand. Certificate of Attendance and CRC Credits will be available. Cost: $25/person (includes lunch) and payment is required prior to the event.
For more information, see event flyer, agenda. To register, please complete the online registration form.
AAC Training & Implementation: Getting AAC Users & Families Started with Their New DDD Device
May 21, 2016; 8:30 am – 4:45 pm; NAU Student Union, Havasupai A & B, Flagstaff, AZ
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!
This one day, intensive workshop is designed for SLPs, OTs and PTs contracted through Northern Arizona University to provide Augmentative Communication Evaluation and Training Services for DDD clients. However, therapists in private and/or school based practice and teachers working with students who have communication devices are also welcome to attend.
Balanced Literacy Workshop: Self-Selected Reading for Students with Complex Communication Needs and Other Significant Disabilities; April 19, 2016; 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In the Four Blocks Balanced Literacy Approach, time for developing a love for reading is fostered by giving students time for independent reading and exploration of books at an appropriate reading level. Children learn to read silently through models and developing a “voice” in their head.
This webinar will be presented by Deanna Wagner and is offered FREE of charge. To register, click here.
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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