2014 Georgia College & Career Readiness Institute
Keynote: Assistive Technology & Me
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Presenters: Carolyn Phillips
The world around us is evolving at an astounding rate. Assistive Technology developments have been foundational in this evolution and a catalyst for producing positive life-changing results for individuals with disabilities.
This session will take a closer look at: AMAC | Tools for Life – AT Act Program Advocacy & Knowing Your Rights Understanding Assistive Technology Trends to Watch where we are and perhaps, where we are going. …all in 60 minutes!�
Working Successfully: Exploring Apps for Employment & Transition
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Presenters: Carolyn Phillips, Martha Rust and Rachel Wilson
With the introduction of apps, we are experiencing a drastic technology evolution that is revolutionizing the field of Assistive Technology and producing positive life changing results for individuals with disabilities. Apps are assisting individuals in the workplace by promoting more independence, increasing opportunities for inclusion, promoting depth of learning, providing equal access in work settings and supporting smoother transitions. This session will provide participants with opportunities to explore specific app solutions that promote success in the employment setting and that can ultimately assist with successful transitions into the workplace and community.
1. Participants will learn at least 3 mobile devices that popular in the workforce
2. Participants will learn at least 5 apps for note taking in the workforce
3. Participants will learn at least 3 apps for organization
4. Participants will learn at least 3 apps that can assist with employment