TFL Presentation: Dekalb County

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Moving from Information to Action: Considering Assistive Technology

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

DeKalb County Schools

Presenters:

Carolyn Phillips, Director of Tools for Life Martha Rust, AT Specialist Sam Peters, Training Support Specialist

Tools for Life, Georgia's Assistive Technology Act Program | AMAC Accessibility Solutions | Georgia Tech

Welcome to the assistive technology revolution! 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 Accessibility Solutions, Tools for Life - Georgia's AT Act Program, moving from evaluation into action plan, understanding assistive technology, using "low/light tech" to inform "mid/high tech solutions", technological trends to watch while considering where we've been, where we are, and perhaps, where we are going.

Citation:

Rust, M., Peters, S., Kumar, A., & Phillips, C. (2016). Moving from Information to Action: Considering Assistive Technology. Presented at DeKalb County Schools, Atlanta, GA, 2016