Assistive Technology:  An Introduction and Exploration

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  • Wed. Dec. 9, 2015 4:00 - 5:00PM

  • This is a webinar to learn about what assistive technology is and how it can benefit an individual with a disability.  We will focus on computer access, alternative and augmentative communication, and home automation.


    By the end of this webinar, learners will be able to:

    • Discuss various disabilities and how the resulting impairments can benefit from assistive technology
    • Identify at least three alternative hardware/software options to meet computer access needs
    • Identify at least three way to augment communication for an individual
    • Discuss options to control the environment through alternative means

    Who Should Participate?

    • Occupational, physical, recreational therapists
    • Speech-Language pathologists
    • Psychologists
    • Educators
    • Individuals with mixed abilities, family members, caregivers

    It is appropriate for all levels of knowledge, beginner to experienced technology user.


    DIYAbility is an Approved Provider of CEU credits for AOTA



    Contact Hours:  This course will provide 1.0 hours of contact hours, .10 CEUs will be awarded at the completion of a quiz that will be delivered electronically.  A passing score of 70% is considered passing.  Once a passing score is obtained a certificate of attendance will be emailed to the learner.  Full attendance is required for completion and CEU obtainment in addition to passing the quiz (signed in at the beginning of the webinar).

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    AOTA Information

    • Classification Code: Outcomes
    • Continuing Education Units : .10
    • The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    DIYAbility reserves the right to cancel any training due to insufficient registration or extenuating circumstances.  If the course is canceled by the organizer, a full refund will be provided to all registrants.  Learners must make the organizer aware of a need for a cancellation within ten days of the webinar for a full refund.  If a cancellation occurs afterwards, the learner will receive a 50% refund.