2015 GVEST Presentation
AIM: Transitioning from K-12 to Post Secondary
Presenter: Liz Persaud, Training and Outreach Coordinator
Tools for Life
AMAC Accessibility Solutions & Research Center
Georgia Institute of Technology
College of Architecture
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.