Cumberland Academy Presentation - May 6, 2014

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Tools for Life: Exploring Your Assistive Technology Act Program in Georgia - From Access to Acquisition

May 6, 2014

Cumberland Academy


Martha Rust, AT Specialist, Tools for Life

Presentation Description:

Come find out how your Assistive Technology Act Program in Georgia, Tools for Life, can help you help Georgians with disabilities! Tools for Life (TFL) is funded by the Federal Tech Act which is legislation to promote direct AT services to individuals of all ages and disabilities in each state. Tools for Life increases independence for Georgians with disabilities by providing access to and acquisition of assistive technology devices and services. The TFL Network is fulfilling the intent of the Tech Act through AT assessments, AT lending libraries, device demonstrations, trainings for individuals and groups, AT reuse, and funding education and assistance. This session will explore the Tools for Life program and share updated program information as well as funding resources that assist with purchasing assistive technology devices.

This presentation will focus on specific features and accessibility functions within various tablets and mobile devices. The present who will discuss apps for the iOS and Android systems that can assist with various learning disabilities and autism.

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