Application Aptitude: Apps for Healthier Living – Apps to Enhance Vision, Hearing and Communication

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Webinar Type: Archive
Webinar Code: AT16-WEB31-AR
Webinar Fee: $39

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Overview

During this session, participants will learn to use and customize apps to enhance vision, hearing and communication. App features to consider will be addressed and participants will be given practical situations where each app would be suitable. Apps for the visually impaired, blind, hearing impaired and deaf will be reviewed as well as apps to help those clients who have difficulty communicating due to lack of or delayed speech. Participants will be able to utilize these apps immediately in their work.

Learning Objectives

  1. 1. Participants will explore a minimum of ten apps to enhance vision, hearing and communication.
  2. 2. Participants will identify the features to consider when helping clients choose apps for vision, hearing and communication.
  3. 3. Participants will experiment with the settings available in a variety of the chosen apps.

Speaker

Stacy Driscoll

Assistive Technology Professional
LifeLong Assistive Technology
Stacy Driscoll, M.Ed, ATP is a RESNA certified Assistive Technology Professional and the founder of LifeLong Assistive Technology where she consults with teams to deliver comprehensive assistive technology assessments, solutions to maximize functioning, and training to optimize skills. She earned her graduate certificate in Assistive Technology from the University of New Hampshire and is currently the program coordinator for the New Hampshire state assistive technology program, ATinNH. Among her responsibilities, she coordinates demonstrations and provides loans of assistive technology devices. For over 25 years, Stacy has taught in many different capacities with a variety of students and abilities. She travels locally and nationally to provide a variety of assistive technology workshops.
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes

Strand

Assistive Technology Through Improving Function

Target Audience

AT Professionals, Family Members, Individuals with Disabilities, OTs

Experience Level

All

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