ATRC is a nonprofit whose mission is to link folks with technologies and empower men and women via its use. He has substantial expertise assisting, evaluating and assessing children and adults with the suitable choice of assistive technology tools. There are several sorts of technology offered for diverse levels of hearing loss and daily devices can be utilized to help hearing individuals to communicate with hearing aid and Sign Language customers. Everette Bacon and Jerry Nealey of the Utah Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired demonstrate a lot of applications specifically designed for these who are blind or have low vision on the iPhone.
Presented by Kevin Christensen, occupational therapist and assistive technology specialist for the Utah Center for Assistive Technology. October 1, 2014: The Chance Foundation of America presents Eagle Eyes: Eye-control mouse technology. The innovative technology enables individuals to control a laptop mouse just with the movement of their eyes, creating using a personal computer attainable for men and women unable to correctly use their hands for common personal computer use. Amy covers a range assistive technology device obtainable to seniors to help them keep their independence.
April 16, 2014: Utah Disability Law Center attorneys Rob Denton and LauraLee Gillespie clarify eligibility specifications and processes for receiving assistive technology in the globe of Medicaid, Medicare, Private Insurance, Vocational Rehabilitation and Special Education. This webinar will assist you recognize what is required to qualify for assistive technology services and common legal concerns the Disability Law Center has addressed regarding assistive technology. Travis, assistive technology specialist, covers independent repositioning, fundamental adjustments and option drive controls of Permobil wheelchairs.
May 15, 2013: This training presented by Jean Bosco-Walsh, assistive technology consultant for Saltillo Corporation, explores the TouchChat app that is a total communication application available for your idevice. She also discusses the most current communication devices from Saltillo that are primarily based on the Android program. April 3, 2013: This instruction presented by Kristine Bengen, territory development specialist of Tobii ATI, covers Tobii’s eye tracking technology and how it performs for seamless access to computer systems.
This technology can benefit a range of disabilities that tends to make an individual unable to speak, from ALS to stroke survivors. January 18, 2012: Assistive Technology to Support Communication Development in Early Intervention, presented by Stacey Sessions, covers various types of assistive technology utilised to support symbolic communication improvement. Presented by Nathan Smith, director of technology for Utah State University’s College of Education. June two, 2011: A demo at the Utah Center for Persons with Disaiblities on iPad2 and iPod touch applications that act as assistive technology. Might 4, 2011: iPad communication accessibility apps by Scott Baggaley of the Utah Center for Assistive Technology.… Read the rest