The 3rd Annual AT EXPO 2014 – POSTPONED

The 3rd Annual AT EXPO 2014 – POSTPONED

(Assistive Technology Conference)

Updated: November 18, 2014

NOTE: Due to the weather, the Assistive Technology Conference scheduled for November 19, 2014 has been postponed until May 14, 2015. If there are any questions, contact Mark Lennon, marketing manager, Parent Network of WNY, at mwl@parentnetworkwny.org or 716-332-4119

 

BUFFALO, NY- The 3rd Annual AT EXPO 2014 (Assistive Technology) Implementing Technology From SmartHomes to SmartSupports will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave. Cheektowaga, NY 14225, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  This expo is being sponsored by Parent Network of WNY, Early Childhood Direction Center (ECDC), People Inc. and Learning Partners.

 

Assistive technology (AT) is any kind of technology, tool, device or service that can be used to enhance the functional independence of a person with a disability. A SmartHome is a home that incorporates cutting edge technologies to improve the quality and efficiency of service and supports for people with disabilities.

 

This year’s annual conference: Implementing Technology From SmartHomes to SmartSupports, will include a keynote presentation featuring our keynote speaker, Greg Wellems, COO, IMAGINE! on Assistive Technology in the home and community.

 

There will be two sessions on mobility and communication: The Mobile Technology Wave: How to utilize Tablet Technology for Individuals with Limited Movement and To Engage in Functional Communication by Dr. Katrina Fulcher-Rood, Ph.D. CCC-SLP and  I’m not straight, so please don’t make me! Custom Seating Do’s and Don’ts! by Sheila Buck, B.Sc. (OT), Reg.

 

The third session will focus on Developing Technology as a Core Service featuring our keynote speaker, Greg Wellems.

 

The AT Expo is for assistive technology users, their families, educators, clinicians, agency providers and administrators. The Expo will include an exhibit room featuring vendors and sponsors who will have an opportunity to speak about their technology products and answer questions throughout the day. The cost of this year’s AT Expo is $150, which includes vendor interaction and CEUs will be available for mobility and communication tracks. Lunch is included.

 

For more information or to register, contact Tracey Kosmoski at tkosmoski@people-inc.org, 716.817.7484 or visit: www.parentnetworkwny.org