Upcoming Webinar: Assistive Technology and the Interactive Process on January 23, 2013

Posted by Matt on January 09, 2013
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The Great Lakes ADA Center is pleased to announce a collaborative effort with the Southwest ADA Center and the RESNA Catalyst Project to provide a webinar focused on assistive technology and employment.  You are invited to join this FREE session to gain knowledge and insight into the role that assistive technology plays in employment success for people with disabilities.

Date:                 January 23, 2013

Time:                 2:00pm Eastern/1:00pm Central  (90 minute session)

Title:                  Assistive Technology and the Interactive Process

Presenters:       Andrew Winnegar, Consultant, Southwest ADA Center

David Altman, Program Coordinator, Nebraska Assistive Technology Partnership

Desirae Vallier, Technology Specialist, Nebraska Assistive Technology Partnership

Description:      It is important that employers understand new technologies, accommodation strategies and best practices to assist and support employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Technology Act States and ADA Regional Centers have valuable free services to assist employers and employees with job accommodations. Each individual employee accommodation solution requires research and time. The presenters will discuss how Assistive Technology (AT) demonstrations, equipment loans, and ADA support and technical assistance from the ADA Network may enhance the interactive accommodation process.

Cost: Free

CE Credit:          Continuing education credits are available through RESNA and individuals should contactjwallace@resna.org to apply for CEUs. There is a $16 fee to receive credit for this webinar.   A Certificate of Attendance is available at no charge by sending an email to adaconferences@adagreatlakes.org

Registration:    Go to www.adaconferences.org/RESNA

This program will be offered via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing System.  The session will be closed captioned via the web conferencing system.  Information about the webinar platform can be found at the www.adaconferences.org/RESNA website.

Questions regarding registration or the content of the program can be directed to adaconferences@adagreatlakes.org or by calling 877-232-1990 (V/TTY)

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