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The 3rd Annual AT EXPO 2015 (Assistive Technology Conference)

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The 3rd Annual AT EXPO 2015 – Thursday, May 14, 2015

The Annual AT EXPO 2015 (Assistive Technology Conference) Implementing Technology From SmartHomes to SmartSupports will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave. Cheektowaga, NY 14225, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  This AT 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 feature 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 keynote speaker, Greg Wellems.

The AT Expo is for assistive technology users, their families, educators, clinicians, agency providers and administrators. The AT 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.

Download the AT Expo Brocure and the Implementing Technology Brochure.

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