Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

Assistive Technology Fair

Date: October 13, 2011

Time: 12:30PM to 5:00PM

Location: Room 241 Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Registration Closed

Description

This Open House will provide demonstrations of various types of assistive technology. Demonstration stations will include:

  • Aids for Daily Living
  • Communication
  • Computer Access
  • Control
  • Education
  • Recreation and Toys
  • Sitting/Positioning

The Fair aims to provide students, health care professionals, educators, and other professionals an opportunity to learn about the latest in assistive technology.

Schedule

Twenty-minute demonstrations will run every 45 minutes

12:30 p.m. Communication: Go-Talk, Quick Talker, and BoardMaker

1:15 p.m. Education: Livescribe Smart Pen, Read & Write Gold, Solo 6

2 p.m. Computer Access: Jaws, NaturallySpeaking, Zoomtext

2:45 p.m. Recreation/Toys: Control demos and information about adapting toys, Switch Assessment, Selection, and Mounting

3:30 p.m. Overview of Assistive Technology Partners program: A collaborative effort between TAC and two special education classrooms; sponsored by the Technology Access Center and Disability Law and Advocacy Center

4:15 p.m. Reading Communication: Scan and Read systems: Intel Reader, Eye Pal Solo, Sara, and off-the-shelf scanners

Sponsored by:

  • Technology Access Center
  • Tennessee Disability Pathfinder
  • Vanderbilt Kennedy Center LEND, TRIAD, and UCEDD programs

Contact

Megan Hart, M.Ed., (615) 875-5082

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