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This session will discuss the helpful tools, both low tech and high tech in place for both populations of drivers. Alternatives to driving, pertinent across the lifespan, will also be discussed. The future of driving will examine  driverless cars, technology research and the perils and advantages to both. Participants will be able to identify currently available options and programs and learn how to prepare their communities for the advent of all this new technology.
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Welcome to the Assistive Technology Revolution! The world around us is evolving at an astounding rate. Assistive Technology developments have been foundational in this evolution and a catalyst for producing positive life-changing results for individuals with disabilities. This session will take a closer look at Tools for Life, the Georgia Assistive Technology Act Program and AMAC Accessibility Solutions at Georgia Tech and how each of these programs can provide technology and services to ease frustration, anxiety, stress and tension or staying off the "FAST" track. During this  session attendees will learn how assistive technology can support those living with learning disabilities. Join us to learn how a range of low to high assistive technologies are helping individuals  breakthrough learning barriers to remain productive and increase independence.  
  
 
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*[[Media:2016_AOGPE_Conference_LD_and_AT_(1).pdf | Exploring AT Solutions for Learning Disabilities PDF Presentation]]
 
*[[Media:2016_AOGPE_Conference_LD_and_AT_(1).pdf | Exploring AT Solutions for Learning Disabilities PDF Presentation]]

Revision as of 09:39, 1 April 2016

Exploring Assistive Technology Solutions for Learning Disabilities

Friday, April 1, 2016

AOGPE Conference 2016 - Atlanta, GA

Speakers:

  • Carolyn P. Phillips, Program Director and Principal Investigator, Tools for Life, Atlanta, GA

Session Overview:

Welcome to the Assistive Technology Revolution! The world around us is evolving at an astounding rate. Assistive Technology developments have been foundational in this evolution and a catalyst for producing positive life-changing results for individuals with disabilities. This session will take a closer look at Tools for Life, the Georgia Assistive Technology Act Program and AMAC Accessibility Solutions at Georgia Tech and how each of these programs can provide technology and services to ease frustration, anxiety, stress and tension or staying off the "FAST" track. During this session attendees will learn how assistive technology can support those living with learning disabilities. Join us to learn how a range of low to high assistive technologies are helping individuals breakthrough learning barriers to remain productive and increase independence.

Presentations: