TFL Webinar: Exploring College and Career Readiness through Assistive Technology
Exploring College and Career Readiness through Assistive Technology
Thursday, May 7, 2015
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Carolyn Phillips, Director of Tools for Life
Liz Persaud, Training and Outreach Coordinator
Beginning a path that leads to college or preparing for the workforce can be an overwhelming experience. This session will explore the collective role each of us play in promoting student success further through transition and the powerful role of assistive technology in this process. We will examine outcomes that can occur when universal learning design and appropriate assistive technology solutions are integrated into the lives of individuals with disabilities. During this session participants will learn about some of the strategies and solutions being used to assist students with disabilities prepare for life beyond high school and assist with smooth transitions into the workplace and community. Presenters will discuss technological trends and share examples of assistive technology, software, hardware, mobile technology and apps. Other resources shared will include information about AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center at Georgia Tech and how their services for those with print related disabilities can help stay on the path to success.