2016 Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

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Assistive Technology Solutions for Successful Aging

April 25 & 26, 2016

Pac Rim Conference 2016 - Honolulu, HI

Speakers:

  • Carolyn Phillips, AMAC, Tools for Life at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA
  • Martha Rust, AMAC, Tools for Life at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA
  • Maria Kelley, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Session Overview:

The world around us is evolving at an astounding rate. Assistive technology developments have been foundational in this evolution and a catalyst producing positive life-changing results for individuals with disabilities, especially as we age. This presentation shows what is new in AT and the aging in place movement. This presentation includes research with TechSage at Georgia Tech, things to consider for aging in place as well as assistive technology related to aging.

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Tracking Trends and Transferring Knowledge: Exploring Innovating Technologies

April 25 & 26, 2016

Pac Rim Conference 2016 - Honolulu, HI

Speakers:

  • Carolyn Phillips, AMAC, Tools for Life at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA
  • Martha Rust, AMAC, Tools for Life at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA
  • Maria Kelley, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Session Overview:

Welcome to the revolution! The world around us is evolving at an astounding rate. Assistive technology developments have been foundational in this evolution and a catalyst producing positive life-changing results for individuals with disabilities. This presentation focuses on the newer technologies that are becoming available. Individuals will learn about mainstream technologies that are benefitting people with disabilities, new technologies that are coming to the market, as well as apps that can assist people with disabilities.

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