Introduction to Assistive Technology Training
University of Washington—Seattle Campus, June 2011
The University of Washington Center for Technology and Disability Studies will offer "An Introduction to Assistive Technology: Summer Institute 2011," a series of workshops, June 27–30, 2011. Topics covered will include assistive technology: the fundamentals; augmentative and alternative communication; computer access technologies; funding for assistive technology; technology for people with learning disabilities; seating, positioning, and mobility; hearing assistance technology; environmental control units; web accessibility and individuals with low vision or blindness; and case studies and consultations. During the hands-on labs, participants will also experience alternative computer access hardware and software, and software to aid individuals who have blindness or low vision, limited mobility, or difficulties with reading and writing.